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Creating a Plan to Achieve Your Canadian Immigration Goals
Creating a Plan to Achieve Your Canadian Immigration Goals

November 12, 2021 Attend the virtual workshop discussing immigration to Canada and/or sponsoring a family member

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Immigrating To Canada Post Pandemic
Immigrating To Canada Post Pandemic

August 03, 2021 With restrictions easing there is some confusing immigration exceptions on who and when people can come to Canada

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Express Entry Breaking Records For Permanent Residency
Express Entry Breaking Records For Permanent Residency

July 09, 2021 Canada has seen a massive year for immigration inviting 88,175 candidates to apply for permanent residence

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The Challenges Of Permanent Residency During COVID
The Challenges Of Permanent Residency During COVID

April 27, 2021 Typically, in a 'normal' year thousands of people would be allowed to immigrate to Canada either permanently or as a temporary worker.

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​Canada Announces Six New Immigration Programs
​Canada Announces Six New Immigration Programs

April 23, 2021 Starting May 6, 2021, Canada will open new immigration pathways to permanent residence to essential workers, international students and French speakers who are already in Canada.

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Video - Immigration Issues With Border Closures
Video - Immigration Issues With Border Closures

April 19, 2021 Spring is a very important time for the Canadian economy welcoming foreign workers who are critical for business

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An Unprecedented Shift In Canada’s Immigration Policy
An Unprecedented Shift In Canada’s Immigration Policy

February 26, 2021 The Government of Canada has some ambitious targets for immigration this year due to 2020 being a weak year for immigration as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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New Express Entry Draw On February 10, 2021
New Express Entry Draw On February 10, 2021

February 16, 2021 If you would like to know if you qualify for immigration to Canada through the Express Entry program or a Provincial Nominee Program, please take our free assessment.

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Update On Canada Travel Restrictions
Update On Canada Travel Restrictions

January 29, 2021 The Government of Canada announced new rules on international travel, due to COVID-19.

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Season Of Giving Calendar

November 19, 2021 An incredible fundraiser in Kelowna with donations benefiting the KGH's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

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Annual Terry Fox Run
Annual Terry Fox Run

September 16, 2021 FH&P Lawyers will partake in the annual Terry Fox Run. Whether running, walking or riding it's “one day, your way!”

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FH&P Awards John M. Hannah Memorial Bursary
FH&P Awards John M. Hannah Memorial Bursary

September 09, 2021 Each year FH&P Lawyers hand out the John M. Hannah Memorial Bursary Award to one lucky post-secondary student.

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Welcome Clarissa Lester
Welcome Clarissa Lester

August 17, 2021 Clarissa Lester joins FH&P Lawyers as an articled student effective immediately

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Our lawyers lend their expertise and knowledge in the blog posts below. They will keep you up to date and informed on the latest news and information centered around legal matters close to home and across the country.

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The Next Steps for an Executor

December 01, 2021 As an Executor of a Will, what are the first few steps you need to take once that person passes away?

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Looking at the Law after a natural disaster
Looking at the Law after a natural disaster

November 30, 2021 Capital gains exemptions, insurance claims in the face of a natural disaster and a force majeure clause in this episode.

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Introducing the Electronic Will
Introducing the Electronic Will

November 18, 2021 Starting December 1st, 2021 BC will introduce Electronic Wills to the Wills, Estate & Succession Act

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Obtaining Title Insurance For Your Property
Obtaining Title Insurance For Your Property

November 16, 2021 Having title insurance for either your residential or commercial property is very important in the Okanagan.

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Creating a Plan to Achieve Your Canadian Immigration Goals
Creating a Plan to Achieve Your Canadian Immigration Goals

November 12, 2021 Attend the virtual workshop discussing immigration to Canada and/or sponsoring a family member

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Real estate buyer fatigue
Real estate buyer fatigue

November 10, 2021 After an extremely hot market in the Okanagan, home buyers are starting to feel the fatigue of bidding wars.

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Storing Your Estate Planning Documents
Storing Your Estate Planning Documents

November 03, 2021 Once you have your estate planning documents completed, where should you store them?

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Getting a Head Start on your Mortgage
Getting a Head Start on your Mortgage

November 02, 2021 Having a mortgage broker on your side when purchasing real estate in the Okanagan is so important

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Appointing a Power of Attorney
Appointing a Power of Attorney

October 20, 2021 You must appoint your agent while you are still of sound mind and still capable of understanding your assets and your obligations.

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Should Employers Mandate a Vaccine Policy?
Should Employers Mandate a Vaccine Policy?

October 19, 2021 It's a hot topic right now and something employers are dealing with in their business. Is a mandate appropriate?

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