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Thousands of Quebec’s Foreign Students Now in Limbo

On November 5, 2019, students from all over the globe came to the National Assembly to tell the Coalition Avenir Québec government to let them stay. The government recently decided to apply stricter regulations to a program that fast tracks the immigration of individuals who recently graduated from post-secondary schools in Québec and who have stayed there on work permits. Those living in Québec under the promise of the Québec Experience Program (PEQ) now do not know what the future holds for them, their education or their careers. One of these individuals happens to be Jin Xing. The 36-year-old from China...

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House Owner Liable for $1.3 Million in Damages for Fire-Related Death

In November 2013, 24-year-old Alisha Lamers lost her life in a fire that consumed the basement apartment in which she resided. The fire occurred in an illegal rooming house located in Toronto, where she had lived for just over one month, leaving her landlord liable for damages related to her death. Alisha’s Injuries Led to her Death As a result of the fire, Alisha suffered two cardiac arrests during her transport to Toronto Western Hospital, extensive 2nd and 3rd-degree burns over more than half of her body, and suffered extensive brain injuries. An investigation by the Office of the Fire Marshal revealed numerous...

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Court Upholds Award for Brain Injury Victim

In June 2011, 13-year-old Sarah Little of Barrie jumped from the rear emergency exit of her moving school bus. Sadly, this unofficial last day of school tradition resulted in a serious brain injury. Court records reveal that Sarah will never be able to care for her own needs or obtain gainful employment. Sarah’s mother has given up her bridal shop business to care for the now 20-year old. The Impact of the Fall As a grade 8 student at Guthrie Public School in Oro-Medonte, Sarah had the ability to open the bus doors while riding home with her twin sister that day....

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What is a Letter of Invitation, and Do I Need One?

Invitation Letter For Canadian Immigration Process Visitor Visa Parents Sponsorship There are many different steps to the Canadian immigration process. It is important to understand these steps so that you can properly complete all requirements and increase your chances of a successful immigration application. A Letter of Invitation is one such step that can make or break your prospects for obtaining a visa. It is important to have the advice of an immigration lawyer if you are asked to provide this document. Call Nanda and Associates at (905) 405-0199. Our experienced Mississauga immigration lawyers have helped many foreign nationals obtain lawful...

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How to Protect Your Rights after a Car Accident in Mississauga

Car Accident - How to Stay Ahead of Unforeseen A car accident is invariably a stressful and overwhelming situation. After the chaos of an accident scene and getting medical attention, the last thing an accident victim needs to deal with is the other driver’s insurance company. Insurance companies have armies of claims adjusters and lawyers who are trained to reduce the value of your claim. You should not have to fight these professionals while recovering from painful injuries. Call Nanda and Associates at (905) 405-0199 to schedule a consultation with one of our Mississauga car accident lawyers. We have helped many...

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What You Need to Know About Inheriting Property in Canada

Alimony after Your Divorce

Inheriting Property - Probate, Wills & Estate in Canada When dealing with the death of a loved one, the last thing you want to worry about is the hassle of probate court. An experienced Canadian estate lawyer can help you develop a plan to ease the burden on your loved ones after you are gone. If plans have not been put in place, an estate lawyer can help protect your legal rights throughout the probate process. Call Nanda and Associates at (905) 405-0199 to schedule a consultation with one of our experienced Mississauga probate lawyers. How to Inherit Property When There is...

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Will You Get Alimony after Your Divorce?

Alimony after Your Divorce

Divorce often presents many complicated financial issues. It is important for those facing divorce to consult with a lawyer about their legal rights. Alimony - also known as spousal support or spousal maintenance - can be worth hundreds of thousands of dollars over a lifetime and have a significant impact on your post-divorce quality of life. Don’t leave your legal rights to chance. Call Nanda and Associates at 905-405-0199 to schedule a consultation with one of our Mississauga divorce lawyers. Our lawyers have experience both pursuing and defending alimony claims. How is Alimony Determined? The Divorce Act governs spousal support awards under...

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Facing Deportation? A Lawyer May Be Able to Help

Deportation Nanda Lawyers

Immigration Law is a field of Canadian law that is of great interest to many. The purpose of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act is to ensure that families are united. Families stay together when they successfully exercise their right to obtain lawful immigration status. Unfortunately, the complex immigration process can be overwhelming - especially for a foreign national who faces immigration challenges in Canada or overseas while seeking to gain immigration status. Foreign nationals and permanent residents who are found inadmissible may face extreme challenges of being removed from Canada. Too many Canadian families have suffered the heartbreak of...

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Is a Mortgage Refinance Right for You?

Mortgage Refinance

[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="12070" img_size="full"][vc_empty_space height="20px"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Refinancing your mortgage can have many benefits, including debt consolidation, locking in a lower interest rate, and much more. However, you should never rush into the refinance process without considering all of your options with the help of an experienced mortgage lawyer. At Nanda & Associates, our lawyers provide advice and representation to residential homeowners to ensure they make the right decision for their specific situation. The following are some reasons why a mortgage refinance may not be the best option at the current time. You Plan to Move Soon There are costs and fees involved with...

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Have You Signed a Leaseback Purchase Agreement on a Condo? You Might Owe the CRA Thousands of Dollars!

Condominium Building

Buying a condo unit with the intent to rent it out seems like a wise decision and many condo buyers opt for this. However, if you are among those individuals who signed a leaseback agreement with a company or directly with the builders, then you might now be owing thousands of dollars in taxes, according to the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). In Canada, builders are selling their condo units to buyers, while also giving them an offer for a “guaranteed rental” incentive. Becoming a condo owner with a certain guaranteed amount for two to 10 years, as per the agreement, is...

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