December 18, 2015

Wrapping up 2015 on the Law Show with Alex and Rudi

For their final 2015 appearance on CISL 650’sThe Law Show Maynard Kischer Stojicevic partners Alex Stojicevic and Rudolf Kischer reviewed some of the big legal stories of 2015, talked about changes coming in 2016, and gave listeners an overview of what their law firm deals with on a daily basis. “We have individual work that we do for individual clients as our personal services element of the practice,” says Alex. “We also […]
August 10, 2015

Alex speaks to the The Tyee on BC’s provincial nominee program

British Columbia’s provincial nominee program (PNP) aims to help immigrant entrepreneurs find business opportunities in the province, along with helping to create and maintain jobs for Canadians. But, earlier this year, the provincial government put the program on hold so that improvements could be made to the increasingly in-demand service. B.C.’s independent online newspaper, The Tyee, spoke with MKS Law’s Aleksander Stojicevic to get his perspective on why the program […]
January 29, 2015

Gordon Maynard and Rudolf Kischer explain Express Entry on CISL 650’s The Law Show

On January 18, Rudolf Kischer and Gordon Maynard of Maynard Kischer Stojicevic Immigration Law once again appeared on CISL 650’s The Law Show to talk shop with host Stirling Faux. In their last visit to the show, the MKS partners discussed who gets into Canada and what changes in Canadian immigration law have taken place over the years. This episode got into the details of the latest changes that took […]
August 18, 2014

International Student Program changes get students working

In June, Canada’s International Student Program introduced new rules to protect the program from fraud or misuse. MKS’s own paralegal, Sara Adel, informs readers about the changes on page 12 of the latest BC Paralegal Association (BCPA) newsletter.
July 25, 2014

Feds denied stay in expat voting case

When Alberta and Ontario held their byelections this past June, some 1.4 million Canadians were almost denied the right to cast their ballots. These Canadians have been living abroad, and thanks to an amendment made to the Canada Elections Act in 1993, they are barred from voting in Canadian elections if they’ve been out of the country for five years or more. But, just days before the elections took place, […]
January 6, 2014

The Ins and Outs of Labour Market Opinions (LMO)

Once again, Maynard Kischer Stojicevic’s very own Sarah Adel has been featured as a contributor to the BC Parelegal Association (BCPA) newsletter, Paralegal Press. This time, Sarah, paralegal at MKS Lawyers, put her expertise in the Canadian immigration process to work in a thorough article explaining the ins and outs of labour market opinion (LMO).In her article Labour Market Opinion – The Basics, featured on page 14 of the winter edition of the newsletter, […]
October 5, 2012

Family fined for misrepresenting where they were residing

The National Post reported on October 3 that a court in Québec fined the Ozcelik family a total of $120,000 for misrepresenting that they were residing in Montréal to a Canadian Border Guard. The article states that the family are Turkish nationals with permanent residency in Canada.  When asked by the border guard where they lived they stated that Montreal was their home.  The Ozcelik family also now risks losing […]
July 4, 2012

Investment in the Business – Part 1

Rules have been established in the program for investment in the business. To have an applicant invests in a winery, if the structure involves the buying the shares of an existing operating business no more than two thirds of the applicable minimum personal investment can apply to the purchase of shares and their prospective investor must acquire ownership and control of at least one third of the business. The shares […]