Seminar ID


Date and time

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at 19:00 EST see it in calendar

  • recording
  • in English
CPD hours

CICC 2 CPD hours

LSBC 2 CPD hours


Capacity: 150


- What are the general immigration streams?
   o Detail relevant terminology including the different decision-makers, operating bodies and program streams

- Discussion re: legislative or operational resources:
   o including the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act and associated Regulations, Program Delivery Instructions / Operational Manuals, Ministerial Instructions and Operational Bulletins
   o Where to find and how to navigate through the resources
   o How to make effective use of resources – from daily practice to advocacy on behalf of client
   o Distinguishing between legislation and guidance – and how to use effectively in submissions

- Case scenario: Best practices when meeting a new client
   o How to assess client’s needs
   o What are the right questions to ask to find the underlying issues in a case?
o Obtaining the necessary documentation
   o Identifying problems – and how to discuss these in a constructive manner with the client
   o Use of legislative or operational resources – both to determine potential advocacy avenues and as an explanatory tool for the client

- Professionalism points:
   o Identification of who your client is – steps to confirm identity prior to providing legal services, including when there’s a lack of identification documents
   o obligations (or lack of) to other parties including family and friends, including limitations on ability to disclose materials or discuss issues
   o consent and disclosure

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