September 20, 2016
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Feds hint at changes to Canadian immigration system

A recent town hall meeting with federal Canadian immigration Minister John McCallum’s chief of staff has the immigration law community talking about possible changes coming to the Ministry of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship.  Maynard Kischer Stojicevic partners Rudolf Kischer and Gordon Maynard  spoke to host Zack Spencer of CISL 650’s The Law Show about some of the changes mentioned at the meeting. Of the 17 potential changes noted at the […]
August 31, 2016
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Alex and Gordon recognized by Best Lawyers® for best immigration lawyers in Canada

Every year, lawyers from across Canada nominate their peers for inclusion on the highly regarded Best Lawyers® list. This year, Maynard Kischer Stojicevic partners Gordon Maynard and Alex Stojicevic have been honoured with the distinction of being recognized as two of the best lawyers in Canada in the practice area of Immigration Law. Best Lawyers® in Canada has released its 11th edition this year, featuring over 2500 lawyers from 60 practice […]
August 29, 2016
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Land transfer tax and Express Entry

A year and a half after introducing the express entry program, the federal government is now looking at ways the program can be improved.  Maynard Kischer Stojicevic partners Rudolf Kischer and Gordon Maynard  spoke to host Zack Spencer of CISL 650’s The Law Show about the history of the program and what changes may be on the horizon. But first, the partners addressed an issue that’s recently been front-page news […]
July 26, 2016
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The border and rules that may keep you out of Canada

Continuing the conversation on the Canadian Border Services Agency (CBSA) and how things work at the border, Maynard Kischer Stojicevic partners Alex Stojicevic and Gordon Maynard  once again joined host Zack Spencer of CISL 650’s The Law Show to address questions of enforcement issues at the border. Along with other government bodies, the CBSA has the power to decide whether a person can come into Canada or not. Sometimes, people […]
July 14, 2016

Key facts on Canada border security

With the popularity of the television show Border Security putting a spotlight on the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), Maynard Kischer Stojicevic partners Alex Stojicevic and Gordon Maynard  spoke to host Zack Spencer of CISL 650’s The Law Show about how border services have changed and what rights people have when crossing the border. CBSA is tasked with determining who has the right to enter Canada, who may be authorized […]
July 4, 2016
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The BCPNP, foreign workers and Minister McCallum vs. the bureaucrats

On the latest episode of  The Law Show, Maynard Kischer Stojicevic partners Alex Stojicevic and Rudolf Kischer tackled Canadian immigration including the B.C. provincial nominee program (BCPNP), temporary foreign workers and the inner-workings of the new Liberal government. “Immigration is generally seen as a federal jurisdiction, but the provinces have managed to make some in-roads to get some control over that. The BCPNP allows the province to select who comes […]
June 13, 2016
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The Law Show on Minister McCallum and the CBA national conference

Having recently attended the Canadian Bar Association national conference, Maynard Kischer Stojicevic partners Alex Stojicevic and Rudolf Kischer spoke to host Zack Spencer on CISL 650’s The Law Show on the latest Canadian immigration and citizenship news from Minister John McCallum, who attended the conference. The partners reported a changing attitude from the new government, as Minister McCallum highlighted the bar’s valuable role as stakeholders, whereas previous governments have criticized […]
May 27, 2016
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Citizenship, employer compliance and the changing system

On this episode of CISL 650’s The Law Show, host Zack Spencer had questions for Maynard Kischer Stojicevic partners Gordon Maynard and Rudolf Kischer on topics like Canada’s Citizenship Act, language and employer requirements for immigration, and why the system seems to be constantly changing. Canada’s Citizenship Act went through changes under the Harper government and is likely to go through changes again as the new liberal government looks to […]