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Monthly Mingle with the Young African Professionals

  • Kahanoff Centre

    200 105 12th Avenue SE, Calgary, AB (map)

    51.041489 -114.061096

  • YAP will be meeting

    March 6th 2014 – 6:00PM

    Kahanoff Conference Centre – Downtown Calgary [masked] Ave S.E. #200, Calgary, AB, T2G 1A1

    Canada’s Labour Market Needs : Changes in Canada’s immigration policy may affect you!

    Canadian immigration law continues to undergo profound changes with the most recent changes already in effect as of Jan 1, 2015 – in a Sept 2014 interview with Gerard Baker (Wall Street Journal editor), Prime Minister Stephen Harper said "We have been quite systematically re-orienting our immigration over the last several years to make it more focused on economic needs and focused on more long-term labour market needs" -

    http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/immigration-changes-to-watch-for-in-2015-1.2828021

    Navigating the maze of Canadian immigration requirements can be overwhelming and failing to recognize the nuances can have serious consequences. This session will provide you with the latest on immigration measures as well as “tricks of the trade” to permanent/citizenship status in Canada. The key learning objective will examine the procedural issues involved in submitting and processing applications, while focusing on understanding the basic immigration requirements.

    Our Speakers are happy to provide information on a wide range of immigration and citizenship topics such as: PR (Permanent Resident) application, work permit extension, Canadian Citizenship application among others

    About The Speaker:

    Gabriel Ukueku is the founder and principal lawyer at Comfort Law, a Calgary-based law firm. Having lived in Calgary for over a decade, he has worked in several industries which includes: Education, Communication, Service and Oil & Gas. Before starting his law practice, he worked in the Land department of several Oil & Gas companies which includes: Pennwest Energy and Cenovus. He is exposed to both British and Canadian Law. As an officer of the court, Gabriel serves the public ethically, diligently, and competently. Gabriel has appeared before the Court of Queens, Provincial court, and Immigration and refugee board. Practice areas include: Real-Estate, immigration, family, corporate, and wills & estate planning.

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  • Anthony L.
    Organizer,
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    Interested in meeting other Black Proffesionals in Calgary

  • Jacil

    I am a carpenter working towards my Redseal. Building and renovating houses can be fun. Well,... more

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