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Temporary Workers And Students Given Until August
Temporary Workers And Students Given Until August

January 28, 2021 IRCC has extended the policy for temporary workers and students to restore their status until August 2021

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Round 2 Of Express Entry
Round 2 Of Express Entry

January 11, 2021 Canada invites 4,750 to apply for Express Entry Permanent Residency in the second round of invitations

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Immigrating From Sri Lanka
Immigrating From Sri Lanka

December 04, 2020 According to Canadian census statistics there are over 150,000 Sri Lankans living in Canada

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New Immigration Pathways From Hong Kong
New Immigration Pathways From Hong Kong

November 15, 2020 Canada announces new, expedited immigration pathways for recent Hong Kong graduates.

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Parents' Sponsorship Programs Open October 13
Parents' Sponsorship Programs Open October 13

October 06, 2020 The lottery for parents and grandparents Immigration sponsorship programs opens Tuesday October 13th

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Immigration Fraud
Immigration Fraud

October 01, 2020 Recently a man was duped into paying his life savings to a phony temple. You need to protect yourself from immigration fraud.

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Immigration Express Entry Stream
Immigration Express Entry Stream

September 22, 2020 Express Entry is an online system which IRCC manages candidates for our three economic classes of immigration

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Temporary Workers During Covid-19
Temporary Workers During Covid-19

September 21, 2020 Migrant groups are gathering to protest 'status for all.' There seems to be a lack of information regarding rights

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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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