Canada Employers Say They Need More Low-Skilled Immigrants

Canada Employers Say They Need More Low-Skilled Immigrants | Evelyn Ackah | Calgary Immigration Lawyer

Canada’s merit-based immigration system favors highly skilled and educated immigrants who can help grow the local economy and create jobs. Meanwhile, Canadian employers say they are “struggling to fill positions for farmworkers, truck drivers and food service personnel. A new investigation by the Wall Street Journal says that Canada’s employers are facing an aging workforce and need more […]

Canadian Attitudes Toward Immigrants Remains Positive

Canadian Attitudes Toward Immigrants Remains Positive - New Study | Evelyn Ackah | Calgary Immigration Lawyer

A new study says most Canadians have a positive attitude toward immigrants. Anti-bigotry and pro-immigration are Canadian norms, says a new study by the Environics Institute for Survey Research. This year’s study, conducted in February 2018, asked the same questions the survey has asked for 30 years and confirms that Canadian’s attitudes toward immigration have remained stable […]

Happy International Women’s Day

International Womens Day | Evelyn Ackah | Ackah Business Immigration Law

March 8 is International Women’s Day. This year’s theme is how will you #PressForProgress? Now, more than ever, there’s a strong call-to-action to press forward and progress gender parity. There’s a strong call to #PressforProgress motivating and uniting friends, colleagues and whole communities to think, act and be gender inclusive. Ackah Business Immigration Law was founded in […]

Canada Budgets Over $440 Million For Immigration

Canada 2018 Budget Funds $440 Million For Immigration | Evelyn Ackah | Ackah Business Immigration Law

On February 27 Canada announced over $440 million for immigration in the 2018 budget to support the government’s goal to welcome 1,000,000 new immigrants from 2018 – 2020. Skilled, educated immigrants are critical to Canada’s strategies to grow the economy and create new jobs. The immigration budget will be overseen by IRCC, and include: $31.8 million for gender equality […]

How H-1B Visa Holders Can Move to Canada as a Provincial Nominee

How H-1B Visa Holders Can Move to Canada as a Provincial Nominee | Evelyn Ackah | Ackah Business Immigration Law

Canada Provincial Nominee Program Provinces and territories in Canada can nominate immigrants to move to Canada through the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP). These immigrants must have the skills, education and work experience to contribute to the economy of that province or territory, and must want to live there. If you want to immigrate to Canada through […]