Seminar ID


Date and time

Wednesday, May 10, 2023 at 13:00 EST see it in calendar

  • recording
  • in English
CPD hours

LSBC 3 CPD hours tentative
Expiry date: 31-12-2023

CICC 3 CPD hours
Expiry date: 9-5-2024


Capacity: 150


Misrepresentation and its (un)expected consequences 

  1. What is a misrepresentation.
    1. Legislation and case law.


  1. What is the impact of a misrepresentation on an immigration application.
    1. Materiality v. non-materiality.


  1. What is a procedural fairness letter.
    1. When does an Applicant have a right to a procedural fairness letter.
    2. How does an applicant reply to a procedural fairness letter.

i.      What does an applicant include?

  1. What are the consequences if an Applicant is determined to have misrepresented themselves in an immigration application.
    1. Refusal, Possible Exclusion Order and Ban from Canada for Five Years.
  2. What can be done by a representative to resolve the consequences of a finding of misrepresentation.
    1. Reconsideration.
    2. Federal Court.
    3. New Application / Authorization to Return to Canada.


  1. Ethics and Professionalism:
    1. What do you do if you suspect there is a misrepresentation.
    2. How do you ensure that you do not participate in a misrepresentation.
    3. How can you best manage the file to avoid a misrepresentation.

i.      Statutory Questions.

ii.      Client Review.

iii.      Explanation of consequences from representative.


3 hours

regular fee - $ 90.00




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