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20210513 - Express Entry - CEC Practical Tips and Tricks (expired)

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Presenter/s: Shafoli Kapur RCIC and Julie McMahon RCIC

Date: 13 May 2021

Time: 2 - 5 pm Pacific

Location: webinar

Type: webinar and recording

Price: $75.00

CPD approval:

  • ICCRC 3 hours - 3 CPD hours approved, expired 13 May 2022
  • LSBC 3 hours - Approved, expired - attendance to this course will provide you with .25 hours/15 minutes of ethics and professional responsibility component for your BC Law Society reporting.
  • For Alberta lawyers, consider including this course as a CPD learning activity in your mandatory annual Continuing Professional Development Plan as required by the Law Society of Alberta. 


  • Introduction
  • The historical CEC Draw / possible CEC draws in the future
    • Common Errors in creating profile  
    • Practical tips –
        • Documents to attach
        • Cases where employers refuses to give reference letters to employees  - Alternate documents 
        • reading the ECA report ( the complicated ones ) 
        • Non-accompanying spouse in Canada – possible or unethical?
        • Experience during COVID Lay-off 
        • Vacation time where vacation is unpaid and much more than the allowed two weeks 
        • Additional points for family members – common errors
        • Arranged employment points / LMIA PR Support / LMIA exempt / Intra Company / Closed work permit
        • Information that can be changed after ITA and at the time of e-APR  
        • Online Study during COVID
        • Private Colleges in Canada 
    • Case Law – Express entry applications
    • Ethics/ Co-Counselling with Seniors RCIC’s : how to approach , retainer agreements for co-counselling ; assessing our skills and when to seek help
    • Q & A


Shafoli Kapur RCIC

Shafoli Kapur is a Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant practicing immigration law as the Principal Consultant at TDOT Immigration. She holds an Honors Certificate in Immigration from Humber College (Toronto, Canada) and a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering in India. Being an immigrant to Canada herself, she started TDOT Immigration in 2018, and has successfully helped many individuals to accomplish their goal of permanently settling in Canada . She has hands on experience in simple to complex Express entry applications, Spousal/family sponsorship applications including conjugal and same-sex relationships, LMIA’s and Work/Study permit Applications. In addition, she has extensive experience and success in all categories of applications under the Ontario Immigration Nominee Program.

Prior to establishing TDOT Immigration, Shafoli ventured into entrepreneurship in 2012 in the travel industry which led to realization of her passion for Immigration and helping the vulnerable from unauthorized consultants. Working on complex cases with desired outcomes drives her to the ultimate goal. Her aim is to contribute the most to the industry, enhance the experience of her clients aspiring to live their Canadian dream. She is passionate about her work and believes that the profession requires constant learning and adaptation therefore, she would like to contribute to her peers and the immigration community by sharing her knowledge and experiences.

In a short period, Shafoli has gained a strong reputation among her clients that are looking for various pathways to immigrating to Canada. Shafoli lives in Toronto with her husband and two young boys who although are Canadians by birth already at the age of 9 and 6 are sensitive towards the importance of this life changing process for many people across the globe.


Julie McMahon RCIC


A native of British Columbia, Julie has been a Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant(RCIC) since 2013. Along with immigration practice, Julie has an extensive background in immigrant settlement services and career counselling. She is a member in good standing with the ICCRC and CAPIC as well as a member of the Career Professionals of Canada (CPC), holding several certifications in career counselling, psychometrics assessment and career development & transition. Julie holds a B.A. from UBC, a Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from SFU, Career Counselor designation from SFU, a Postgraduate Diploma in Business Development from DIT, and Immigration Practitioner Diploma: Laws, Policies and Procedures from CSIC Academy. 

Julie spent 8 years living and working in Ireland and the UK, returning to Canada in 2010. She brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to immigration practice. She has worked with new immigrants and overseas clients for over 15 years combining years of career counselling with immigration practice. Her passion is to help individuals make their Canadian dream a reality.

In her spare time, she provides Employment Law workshops to new immigrants at Chimo Crisis Services, is a volunteer with the Refugee Program with the Canadian Red Cross and volunteers with the Richmond Public Library and SOS Children’s Village Run. Julie is also bilingual in English and French.



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