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Category: Coronavirus

Canada Travel Restrictions Continue Through August 31

Blog posted on by Evelyn Ackah in Coronavirus

On March 18, the Canadian government implemented travel restrictions in an effort to stop the spread of COVID-19. The United States / Canada border was closed to non-essential travel ...

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Canada 2020 Immigration Goal Still 341,000 Despite COVID

Blog posted on by Evelyn Ackah in Immigration, Immigration Law, Economic Immigration and Coronavirus

Canada's 2020-2022 Immigration Levels Plan to "continue growing the economy and creating middle class jobs through responsible increases in newcomers" will remain at welcoming ...

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Fewer Foreign Students Due to COVID: Canada Wants International Students to Grow the Economy

Blog posted on by Evelyn Ackah in Study Permits, Student Visas and Coronavirus

At the end of 2019, there were more than 642,000 foreign students in Canada with India the top country of origin for foreign students in Canada. With Canada's border closed to non-essential ...

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Canada Updates Essential Travel and Processing TRVs and eTAs for Immediate Family Members

Blog posted on by Evelyn Ackah in Family Class and Coronavirus

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has updated temporary restrictions on immigration and essential travel and is now processing applications for immediate ...

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Updates for Employers of Temporary Foreign Workers

Blog posted on by Evelyn Ackah in Business Immigration to Canada, Business Immigration Law, Temporary Foreign Worker Program and Coronavirus

Canada has introduced two new policies benefitting employers and foreign workers with valid Temporary Foreign Worker (TFW) permits whose jobs have been impacted by COVID that will ...

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Cross Border Business Income Tax Issues Raised by COVID

Blog posted on by Evelyn Ackah in Cross Border Business and Coronavirus

On May 19, 2020, Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) released guidance on international income tax issues raised by the COVID-19 crisis and travel restrictions. The exemptions and exceptions ...

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Alberta government considering immigration changes during pandemic: CBC Interviews Canada Immigration Lawyer Evelyn Ackah

Media posted on by Evelyn Ackah in Business Immigration to Canada, Entrepreneurs and Coronavirus

Ackah said as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, prospective immigrants are contacting her from China and India. They're interested in buying and running businesses in Canada. ...

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Are Canadian Foreign Workers Entitled to Employment Insurance and CERB Benefits?

Blog posted on by Evelyn Ackah in Temporary Foreign Worker Program, Temporary Foreign Worker - LMIA and Coronavirus

Hermie Abraham Are you an immigrant living or working in Canada who has been hurt by the economic fallout? At Ackah Law, we are committed to helping Canadian immigrants and employers ...

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