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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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Pumpkin Carving Contest

October 14, 2021 Honour the age-old tradition of carving a pumpkin, win prizes and help a local charity of your choice

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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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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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Lewis Nguyen Joins FH&P Lawyers
Lewis Nguyen Joins FH&P Lawyers

October 18, 2021 He joins FH&P Lawyers from Vancouver and the lower mainland, where he has been practicing since getting called to the Bar in 2004.

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Pieces of an Estate Plan
Pieces of an Estate Plan

October 14, 2021 A Will is only one piece of your entire estate plan. Having all the pieces protects your "stuff" even more.

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Make-A-Will Week - Fighting Family Members
Make-A-Will Week - Fighting Family Members

October 08, 2021 There are many reasons why family members will argue or fight when it comes to your estate after you have passed. Planning can help avoid these situations.

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Make-A-Will Week - What Happens To The Kids?
Make-A-Will Week - What Happens To The Kids?

October 07, 2021 If you would pass away leaving behind young kids, a Will sets up guidelines for your executor.

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Make-A-Will Week - How often to review
Make-A-Will Week - How often to review

October 06, 2021 Now that a Will has been created and customized how often should it be looked at or changed?

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Save Money With These Dos & Don'ts
Save Money With These Dos & Don'ts

October 05, 2021 Following some simple "Dos & Dont's" when meeting with your lawyer can save you money.

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Make-A-Will Week - The Cost of a Will
Make-A-Will Week - The Cost of a Will

October 05, 2021 During Make-A-Will Week in BC, a common question is "How much does a Will cost?

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Make-A-Will Week - Passing Without A Will
Make-A-Will Week - Passing Without A Will

October 04, 2021 What happens to your estate if you do not have a Will in place prior to you dying?

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