Crossing Borders Seamlessly

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Evelyn Ackah is the Founder and Managing Lawyer at Ackah Business Immigration Law. She has been practicing law since 1999 and brings her passion and knowledge for immigration law to her corporate and individual clients from all over the world.


We provide a full range of Canadian, U.S. and International immigration services, including:

  • Business Visitor Cross-border Applications
  • Work Permit Applications
  • Permanent Residence Applications
  • Citizenship Applications
  • Assistance with Inadmissibility issues due to criminality or medical issues

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Our clients tell us repeatedly that we provide a higher level of service, responsiveness, attention to detail and immigration expertise than they have experienced elsewhere.

We pride ourselves on our client-focused service. Save yourself time and money and call us first.

Here’s what our clients say about how we take care of them…

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  • Celtic Power Canada Ltd.


    You are one of the most professional people I have had the pleasure of working with and I hold you in the highest regard.

    Peter Lyons, Business Manager                      

  • NOVA Chemicals Corporation


    Evelyn’s commitment to her clients and her love of our community makes her a great fit with our company.

    Deb Jarvis, Human Resources Leader                      

  • Human Resources

    I originally contacted Evelyn to assist us in developing expatriate practices for the company I was working with many years ago. I have been extremely pleased with the support, organization, professionalism and keen sense of urgency that they carryout in all of the work that they have completed.

    Over the years, I have engaged Evelyn and her team for immigration business matters and continue to refer them to my network and colleagues.

    Ann Gosselin, BAdmin, CHRP, RPR, Manager, Human Resources                      

  • Waste Management, Inc.

    Ackah Business Immigration Law is one of Waste Management’s primary counsel for Canadian immigration matters. Evelyn Ackah and her knowledgeable staff are skilled and trusted advisors to the Company. Ackah Business Immigration Law understands the importance of our business in Canada and provides quality work at a cost that is reasonable and significantly less than the big firms. I highly recommend Evelyn and the team at Ackah Business Immigration Law.

    LaTonya Warner, Senior Paralegal - Labor & Employment                      

  • Golder Associates Ltd.

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    Every organization that requires immigration support and guidance should have a partner they trust. I have had the true pleasure of working with Evelyn Ackah and her firm for over 7 years now. I trust her and I particularly appreciate the level of service she delivers to our organization. Evelyn and her staff are professional, intelligent, patient and caring - values we share.

    Ginger Kryzanowski, Associate                      

  • Heli Source Ltd.

    Heli Source Ltd. has had the pleasure and opportunity to use the services of Ackah Law for our Immigration/Visa requirements since 2011. We have found the firm and the personnel to be extremely Professional, Knowledgeable, Timely and a Pleasure to work with, meeting and exceeding our needs.

    With pleasure, I would strongly recommend Ackah Law for your Immigration and Visa requirements.

    Tony Hunley, President                      

  • Theatre Calgary

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    Working with Evelyn and her team at Ackah Business Immigration Law is always a pleasure. They are prompt, professional and experts.

    We have worked with them to bring Artists into Canada and it has always been a seamless process. I can highly recommend them.

    Lesley MacMillan, Producer                      

  • Toromont CAT

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    I have had the pleasure of working with Evelyn Ackah on various immigration, LMIA, permanent residency and border issues for the past seven years. Evelyn and her team are the ultimate resources for any employer seeking to navigate the ever changing legal climate in a timely and professional manner. Evelyn’s wealth of knowledge, experience and industry connections coupled with her ability to simplify complex legal processes have made her my ‘go-to’ resource for all issues pertaining to business immigration.

    Eileen Marley, Human Resources Business Partner - Corporate and Concord                      

  • n-gen People Performance Inc.

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    Ackah Law has provided services to n-gen People Performance Inc. for over 5 years. From the initial consultation of our needs through the evolution and growth of our business, Evelyn and the Ackah team of lawyers and professionals have been integral support in our growing business in the United States.

    Adwoa K. Buahene M.A., Managing Partner, n-gen People Performance Inc.                      

  • Blue Spark Energy

    In my role leading Human Resources and Corporate Services environments over the years, it has been my pleasure to work with Ackah Business Immigration Law, engaging their services and legal counsel for a wide variety of immigration matters. I have found their practice to be professional, knowledgeable and responsive, always at the forefront in educating clients on the changing face of Immigration legislation and requirements. It is my pleasure to recommend Ackah Business Immigration Law as experts in their field.

    Marci Hamilton, Manager, Corporate Services                      

  • Vista Projects Ltd.


    Evelyn and her team are amazing resources. Evelyn has been fantastic to work with and has supported me on various projects I’ve worked on and has been a great support to the people I work with. Ackah Business Immigration Law is my number 1 choice when it comes to immigration support.

    Sean Alley, Human Resources Generalist                      

  • Decidedly Jazz Danceworks

    We have been using the services of Ackah Business Immigration Law for over 5 years. Evelyn and her team have provided vital and critical help to us in navigating the complicated and ever changing rules on how to bring qualified and talented dancers to Canada as foreign workers to become part of our company. Diversity enriches what we do and these dancers are essential to our artistic success and community outreach. Evelyn’s team lead the application process, take care of all the administration and provides constant support throughout the process. As a small registered charity having this expertise available is instrumental to our success we applaud Ackah Business Immigration for generously supplying their professional services to us pro bono. Their involvement helps us to continue to enrich lives by engaging people in exploring, evolving and promoting the art of jazz dance.

    Kathi Sundstrom, Executive Director for Decidedly Jazz Danceworks                      

  • Vin Room

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    Ackah Law has been an integral supporter of Vin Room. I appreciate the cost effective solutions that Ackah Law identified for our human resource needs and expertise in navigating the immigration process to bring in the right staff for our growing business.
    We look forward to a continued relationship with Ackah Law as we expand our business.

    Phoebe Fung, Proprietor, Vin Room & VR Wine                      

  • Kids and Company Ltd.

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    Ac‎kah Business Immigration Law went above and beyond to help us with our immigration needs. Their attention to detail and speedy handling of our case were impressive, I would be more than happy to recommend this firm.

    Victoria Sopik, CEO, Kids and Company Ltd.                      

  • Cleaver Holdings Ltd.

    Evelyn Ackah and firm had been I've of the most caring and considerate and most knowledgeable and responsive firms that we have had the pleasure of dealing with.
    What stands out the most about Evelyn and her team is the level of care and personal attention that is generally lacking in other firms. In several situations and in times of crisis Evelyn's response and speed of achieving results has been most astonishing.
    We are so greatly impressed and most satisfied. As for value of what we receive there are none that compare to Evelyn Ackah's firm.

    Alex Rivera, Cleaver Holding Ltd.                      

  • Softtek Intergration Inc.


    In 2010 Softtek was a new foreign company in the Canadian Market and although we were already very experienced with immigration matters in other countries, Canada was an exciting challenge that we needed to take with the best immigration support and our search led to Ms. Evelyn Ackah, whom at that time decided to start her own law firm. Working with Ms. Evelyn Ackah and her team has been a very pleasant experience, they understand our business and support our needs very professionally. Their support has been critical for our operation in Canada, we trust their knowledge, discipline and commitment. We hope to continue working with them for many years.

    Yosefin Olmedo                      

  • Fircroft. Canada Limited

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    Evelyn and her team have been strong partners to Fircroft Canada and our clients. Her consultative approach is always professional and informative. We appreciate that she takes the time to help us understand the various regulations of the immigration process.

    Laura Hole, Account Coordinator, Fircroft Group                      

  • It is always an asset to have a professional with experience to lead you through the intricacies. When language, cultural differences, and government policy are hurdles to completing an immigration request, it is good to have someone who can explain and guide you through the paperwork. Thank you for going the extra mile and adding your support letter to the documents, and building a well-supported package for submittal. I look forward to working with you and your team in the future.

    Donald Moffat, Project Management                      

  • Accountants Templates Inc.

    We couldn’t have made a better choice than Ackah Law for guiding us through a process we knew nothing about. Especially appreciated that they were on top of key dates and deadlines, and making sure everything was followed up in a timely fashion. Evelyn and her team are professional, knowledgeable and quick to respond to our queries. We always knew where we were at in a complex process. We have already recommended Ackah Law to others.

    Lori McGurran                      

  • We received our nanny’s work permit this week and I wanted to send you my heartfelt thanks for all that you did to make this successful. This is a prime example of the wonderful work you do and why you are so amazingly well suited in your field. My husband and I are able to come to work worry-free knowing that our son is well taken care of and that feeling is truly priceless.

    Name withheld                      

  • Hecla Mining Company

    We are grateful for your service and support, and will not hesitate to refer your firm to others.

    Barry Nelson, Director, Human Resources                      

About Ackah Business Immigration Law

Business immigration law focuses on helping people move into new opportunities — both personally and professionally.

Ackah Business Immigration Law helps you to navigate the complex maze of rules and regulations involved with Canadian, U.S. and International immigration law with confidence.

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