FEATURED FALL COURSES
This course provides an in-depth overview of Canada’s refugee protection system, encompassing both Convention refugee claims and claims made by persons in need of protection. The eligibility to make a claim will be discussed as well as exclusion provisions. Various ethical considerations involved in representing refugee claimants will also be discussed.
Taught by Chantal Desloges
This course will provide an in-depth discussion of the most common types of LMIA applications, including low and high wage LMIAs, LMIAs supporting permanent residence and the Global Talent Stream. Particular attention will be devoted to practical tips for immigration practitioners, including the LMIA cover letter and how to prepare clients for communications with ESDC.
Taught by Andrew Carvajal
This two day course provides a complete overview of the Small Claims Court (SCC) process and is taught by a seasoned civil litigator and SCC Deputy Judge. Our instructor will discuss the steps and strategy involved in the first client meeting, preparation of pleadings, attendance at the settlement conference, pre-trial proceedings, the trial day, and its aftermath. This is a complete guide for the everyday SCC lawyer and paralegal.
Taught by Dep. Judge Stewart Gillis