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20230523 - New Legislation - recording expires for CICC 23 May 2024

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Presenter/s: Richard Kurland LLB

Date: 23 May 2023

Time: noon - 1:30 pm Pacific

Location: webinar

Type: webinar and recording

Price: $35.00

CPD approval:

  • CICC 1.5 hour/s - 1.5 CPD hours approved, valid until 22 May 2024. Includes 10 minutes of professionalism.
  • LSBC 1.5 hour/s - 1.5 CPD hours approved, video recording expires 31 December 2023 - attendance to this course will provide you with 10 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. 

Key topics to be covered:

  • how it will affect your current cases and 
  • your new cases; 
  • the role of Federal Court; and 
  • what to add or modify in your mandate of representation
  • professionalism
  • Q & A


CICC Essential Competency mapping  


Foundational Knowledge

1.1  Demonstrates knowledge of the Canadian legal system

       1.1.3 Differentiates the functions and powers of the various federal departments and agencies which have a role in immigration and citizenship matters.

1.2   Applies knowledge of the principles of administrative law

       1.2.3 Explains the role of judicial review in ensuring that the executive branch of government follows the principles of administrative law.

1.3  Interprets Canadian immigration and refugee legislation, regulations and policies. 

       1.3.1 Interprets the relevant sections of the IRPA and IRPR, Citizenship Act and Citizenship Regulations.

Case Management

2.1 Engages in a process to ensure the client is fully informed and able to make a decision whether to proceed with the RCICs professional services and enter into a retainer agreement.


6.1 Demonstrates and maintains competence in practice

      6.1.2 Stays current and complies with legislations, regulation, professional standards, policies and guidelines.

Presenter: Richard Kurland LLB 

Attorney at Law, Editor-in-Chief of Lexbase

For those who don't know Richard Kurland, he is an Attorney at Law in the provinces of British Columbia and Quebec.

He is best known as the Editor-in-Chief of Lexbase Immigration - his motto is: Keeping Ottawa Honest. He produces monthly release of information obtained under the Access to Information Act called Lexbase.

Richard's contributions to immigration practice across the board is invaluable. He has a great sense of humour and his presentations are always a treat for practitioners.


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