Canada should put an end to Safe Third Country Agreement, says Calgary Immigration Lawyer Evelyn Ackah

Interview: Canada should put an end to Safe Third Country Agreement | Immigration Lawyer Evelyn Ackah

Immigration lawyer Evelyn Ackah told iPolitics that Canada has a role to play in assuring the safety of all migrants seeking protection by putting a temporary pause to the Safe Third Country agreement: “I’m not sure it should be a permanent change given the climate … and the outroar happening in the States,” she said. “Canada is […]

June 20 is World Refugee Day #WithRefugees

June 20 is World Refugee Day #WithRefugees | Evelyn Ackah | Calgary Immigration Lawyer

Today, more than 68 million people around the world are refugees or internally displaced as a result of conflict or persecution. That is equivalent to the population of the world’s 20th largest country. – António Guterres, Secretary-General, United Nations Calgary immigration and refugee lawyer Evelyn Ackah is committed to helping people cross borders seamlessly: We are […]

Immigrants are thriving in Calgary, says new research

Immigrants are thriving in Calgary and Edmonton | Evelyn Ackah | Immigration Lawyer

Calgary immigration and refugee lawyer Evelyn Ackah agrees with reports that immigrants are thriving in Calgary and Edmonton; saying that the Calgary community is open and welcoming to newcomers, especially immigrants who can help build a stronger economy. There are so many opportunities for immigrants to work in Calgary and Edmonton and help grow our […]

Immigrant Entrepreneurs Strengthen Canada’s Economy

Immigrant Entrepreneurs Strengthen Canada's Economy | Immigration Lawyer Evelyn Ackah

Immigrant entrepreneurs strengthen Canada’s economy and international trade according to a new report by the Conference Board of Canada. Business immigrants need additional support and resources in order to succeed. “Immigrant entrepreneurs underperform compared with their Canadian-born counterparts”, according to the study. Immigrant entrepreneurs are ideal to help strengthen Canada’s international trade agenda with their: […]

Meet Ackah Law Articling Student Heather Barber-Hardy

Meet Ackah Law Articling Student Heather Barber-Hardy | Ackah Business Immigration Law

Employee Spotlight: Heather Barber-Hardy  Heather Barber-Hardy attended law school at the University of Leicester in the United Kingdom where she achieved a Bachelor of Laws (First Class Honours). Upon returning to Canada, she completed a Masters of Law, Common Law degree from the University of British Columbia. During her time at UBC, Heather volunteered at […]

Top Tech Conferences Move to Canada From US

Top Tech Conferences Move to Canada From US | Evelyn Ackah

Several big tech conferences move to Canada from the U.S. in 2018 and 2019 due to Trump administration policies, including Collision, Creative Commons and RightsCon. Canada has been actively recruiting top tech talent. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said, “I have to say, I’m not completely surprised. Toronto is a key global tech hub and an example of the diversity that is our […]