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Immigration 102 Peaks and Pit-falls for Employers (Halifax)
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Immigration 102 Peaks and Pit-falls for Employers (Halifax)

This session will focus on the more technical aspects of employer-side immigration processes

When: Thursday, September 26, 2019
9:00-11:00am, check in between 8:45-9:00am
Where: CPHR Nova Scotia
84 Chain Lake Drive, Suite 103
Halifax, Nova Scotia 

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CPHR CPD:  2.0

This session will focus on the more technical aspects of employer-side immigration processes, including:

  • Form and content of letters confirming employment 
  • How to understand NOC codes and how these impact minimum language and education requirements
  • Tips on using the IRCC Employer Portal 
  • Tips on recruitment requirements, form filling and documentation 
  • Best practices when supporting foreign workers in Canada
  • Things to watch out for - unscrupulous agents and consultants
  • Interesting and obscure programs that may be available (the new short-term work work-permit exemption, LMIA-exempt Francophone work permit program)

About the Facilitator

Elizabeth Wozniak is from Alberta. She has a LL.B from Dalhousie (2001) and a Bachelor of Education from the University of Alberta (1994). She is the owner of North Star Immigration Law Inc. Elizabeth is frequently consulted by the media, government and non-governmental organizations on matters pertaining to immigration law and policy. She has  taught immigration and refugee law at Schulich School of Law (Dalhousie University) and regularly presents at conferences, including at the CBA National Immigration Law Conference in Ottawa in May 2015. Elizabeth is a member of the NSBS and Canadian Bar Association (Immigration Section), and is an authorized foreign worker recruiter licensed by the Nova Scotia Department of Labour. Elizabeth lived and worked in Asia (China and South Korea) from 1994-1998 before attending law school.


8:45 am  Participant Check-in and Coffee/Tea available
9:00 am  Session begins
11:00 am  Session concludes



Members $119 plus HST ($136.85)
Future Members and Others $279 plus HST ($320.85)

CPHR Nova Scotia's CPHRs receive a $20 discount off the above pricing.


To Register

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The registration deadline is Thursday, Sept 19, 2019, at 12 noon (or earlier if the event is sold out).  Please note that registrations are not possible after online registration has closed.  Registration cannot be purchased at the door.


Payment Terms

Payment is due by the registration deadline or within 30 days of your registration (whichever is earlier).  Payments may be made conveniently online at time of registration by Visa/Mastercard or by cheque received by the registration deadline.  Cheques must be received by the registration deadline (Sept 19) by CPHR Nova Scotia, 84 Chain Lake Drive, Suite 103, Halifax, NS B3S 1A2.  Registrations Sept 2 or later must be paid online at time of registration.

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Cancellation Policy

A refund, less a $40 plus HST processing fee, will be issued for cancellations received in writing by Thursday, Sept 5, 2019 at 12:00 noon.  Those who make reservations and do not attend will be required to pay for the full session fee.  Cancellations received in writing by 12:00 noon on Sept 5, 2019 will only be charged the processing fee.  Substitutions are permitted up to two business days before the event (for substitutions, the registrant must advise our office of their replacement in writing by 10:00am on Monday, Sept 23).  Member/non-member rates will be applied to the substitutions.  This cancellation policy applies regardless of date of registration.  Registrations after the cancellation deadline are non-refundable.

By registering, you confirm that you have read and agree to the Payment Terms and the Cancellation Policy.

Chartered Professionals in Human Resources of Nova Scotia
84 Chain Lake Drive, Suite 103 / Halifax, NS / B3S 1A2
Telephone: (902) 446-3660/ Toll Free: 1 (888) 678-3805 / Fax: (902) 446-3677