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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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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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At FH&P Lawyers we are proud and passionate members of the Okanagan serving and contributing meaningfully to the community in which we live, work & play. As a Firm, we aim to add value to our employees, and the local community, through our involvement with community and charity groups, corporate sponsorship, time investment of our people on Boards and Committees; and through participation at various “Community Days”.

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Lighter Look at Business Law in Canada: A Not-So-Boring Guide

September 15, 2023 A fun take on Canadian business law. Covering everything from business structures to taxes, this guide offers a light hearted read on the most important steps to protect your business. Always remember to consult with a legal expert for specific advice.

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Business Law: Rooted in Community (Because It’s Not Just About the Bottom Line)
Business Law: Rooted in Community (Because It’s Not Just About the Bottom Line)

September 15, 2023 A fun take on Canadian business law. Covering everything from business structures to taxes, this guide offers a light hearted read on the most important steps to protect your business. Always remember to consult with a legal expert for specific advice.

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FH&P Earns 2 Awards from Best Of Kelowna
FH&P Earns 2 Awards from Best Of Kelowna

June 15, 2023 FH&P Lawyers were once again winners in the annual Best of Kelowna Awards, earning silver for Best Law Firm—for the third year in a row—and silver for Best Immigration Consultant.

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FH&P Nominated for Best Of Awards in Kelowna and Penticton
FH&P Nominated for Best Of Awards in Kelowna and Penticton

May 03, 2023 FH&P Lawyers LLP are once again finalists for several Best Of Awards in Kelowna and Penticton, including Best Law Firm in both Okanagan cities.

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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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Standard Form Contracts in Real Estate

July 25, 2023 Episode 62 of the Law Talk Podcast with Clay Williams and Tanvir Gill focuses on standard form contracts and the way they are used in real estate and for business assets. Tanvir also explains why other forms are necessary at times and why it’s important to get your lawyer involved early in the process.

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FH&P Announces Abu Khurana as Articling Student
FH&P Announces Abu Khurana as Articling Student

July 20, 2023 FH&P Lawyers are excited to announce Abu Khurana as our new articling student. He is already a familiar face within the firm and hopes to be called to the BC Bar in 2024.

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Securities Laws: They’re Not Just for Public Companies
Securities Laws: They’re Not Just for Public Companies

July 17, 2023 Start-ups need to be aware of securities laws and how to navigate the various requirements, especially for those looking to raise capital. Ava Aslani provides clarity on common misconceptions and shares insight on the registration process as well as potential exemptions.

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What To Do If Inactive Company Gets Sued?
What To Do If Inactive Company Gets Sued?

July 11, 2023 Episode 61 of the Law Talk Podcast with Clay Williams and Tanvir Gill delves into whether you need to respond to a lawsuit if your company has ceased doing business. The short answer is, it depends, because every scenario is different but it is always best to bring it to your lawyer’s attention to go over the options if your inactive company gets sued.

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How To End Your Company
How To End Your Company

June 20, 2023 Episode 60 of the Law Talk Podcast with Clay Williams and Tanvir Gill discusses different ways of dissolving your company, ranging from winding up options to simply stopping with filing annual reports. Learn how lawyers can help navigate this process and ensure there are no loose ends when ending your company.

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FH&P Welcomes Another New Associate, Georgia Fischer
FH&P Welcomes Another New Associate, Georgia Fischer

June 14, 2023 FH&P Lawyers have added another local product to their legal team, welcoming Georgia Fischer as the firm’s newest litigator.

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Solicitor Opinions: When, Why and How They Help
Solicitor Opinions: When, Why and How They Help

June 06, 2023 Episode 59 of the Law Talk Podcast with Clay Williams and Tanvir Gill explains when a solicitor’s opinion is required, the types of opinions a solicitor can provide, and how they can help businesses with borrowing and other needs.

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Big Changes Announced to Express Entry Selection Process
Big Changes Announced to Express Entry Selection Process

June 03, 2023 Immigration Canada has announced big changes to the Express Entry system, with the creation of category-based selection draws intended to fill Canadian labour market needs across six specific categories.

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FH&P Welcomes Articling Students From TRU
FH&P Welcomes Articling Students From TRU

June 02, 2023 FH&P Lawyers are excited to welcome two articling students to the firm this summer, Rene Watson and Jaewon Shin from Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops.

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Pioneering Digital Business Law In The Okanagan
Pioneering Digital Business Law In The Okanagan

June 01, 2023 Kelowna and the Okanagan have started to be known for successful startups and influential online personalities. These unique areas of business have certain guidelines and rules that need to be considered in their operations and structure.

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