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The path to Canadian immigration has gotten a bit bumpy with COVID-19

2021-08-09T19:05:44+00:00August 9th, 2021|Tags: |

For at least some would-be immigrants to Canada, there was a bit of good news announced in mid-February. The federal government said that it sent invitations to 27,300 candidates to apply for permanent resident status under the Canadian Experience Class category, giving them 90 days to apply...

Warda Shazadi Meighen – Why Canada needs to think about accepting climate change refugees

2021-06-06T21:52:39+00:00June 6th, 2021|Tags: |

As countries around the world wrestle with the growing impacts of global warming — including fires, droughts and rising sea levels — there's one that critics say Canada is failing to properly consider: climate change refugees...

Warda Shazadi Meighen – 2021 Lexpert Leading Lawyer to Watch in the area of immigration

2021-04-29T13:35:12+00:00April 29th, 2021|Tags: |

The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory profiles leading practitioners across Canada in over 60 practice areas and leading law firms in over 40 practice areas as identified via an extensive, annual peer survey...

Jackie Swaisland – Family facing deportation from Canada say return to Portugal puts ‘our lives at risk’

2021-02-10T22:12:59+00:00February 7th, 2021|Tags: |

A family in Milton, Ont., is racing against the clock to be able to stay in Canada, saying that being deported to Portugal will put their health in jeopardy...

Warda Shazadi Meighen Named a 2020 Lexpert® Rising Star

2021-02-10T02:22:55+00:00November 16th, 2020|Tags: |

We are pleased to announce that partner, Warda Shazadi Meighen, has been named as a Leading Lawyer Under 40 by Lexpert® Magazine. This honour celebrates leading lawyers in Canada under the age of 40 who have an outstanding track record of success. Here is what clients and peers have said about Warda: "Warda demonstrates an excellent ability to analyze complex ...

Jacqueline Swaisland – Canada releasing immigration detainees at ‘unprecedented’ rates amid COVID-19 fears

2021-02-10T02:23:58+00:00April 25th, 2020|Tags: |

The number of immigration detainees held in provincial jails and immigration holding centres across Canada has dropped by more than half since COVID-19 was declared a global pandemic...

Jacqueline Swaisland – Lucene Charles granted stay so Federal Court can review her case

2021-02-10T02:24:27+00:00February 28th, 2020|Tags: |

The call Lucene Charles was desperately waiting for came as she stepped out of the Tropicanada Schwarma and Grill and onto the King Street West sidewalk Friday. She was not being deported...

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