What we do

The firm represents clients across the spectrum of industries including • academia • arts • cultural and entertainment • construction • consulting • engineering • food services • healthcare • high technology • hospitality • industry associations • manufacturing • government and non- governmental organizations (NGOs) • legal • post-secondary education • religious institutions • social service agencies • small business • sports • telecommunications.

Our Approach

Customized Immigration Strategy

At Capelle Kane we provide each client with individual attention and customize an immigration strategy that works to achieve both immediate and long-term objectives. We aim to simplify the process for our clients.

Get Your Position Across™

We take the time to learn about the people, the employers and the industries we represent. Our goal is to get your position across™.

Keeping Ahead of Canada’s Changing Laws

By keeping ahead of government reforms to Canadian citizenship and immigration laws, our lawyers are able to offer guidance and support to satisfy the ever-changing immigration requirements.

Clear and Timely Answers

Clients can always expect straightforward and timely answers from our immigration counsel through every step of the application process. Integrity is the cornerstone of how we do business.

Practical and Honest Advice

We built our reputation as experts in the field of Canadian immigration law by delivering quality advice quickly and honestly and by standing behind the individuals and organizations we serve.

Our services involve:

  • Facilitating the international mobility of business people, professionals, artists and family members into Canada – including transfers of executives, managers and highly specialized employees
  • Arranging for international workers and visitors to carry out business and employment activities in Canada
  • Applying for Labour Market Impact Assessments LMIA, formerly called Labour Market Opinions LMO, under the Temporary Foreign Worker Program TFWP
  • Advising on Canadian advertising requirements and recruitment strategies for work and immigrant visas including the new Express Entry program
  • Representing employers in connection with Employer Compliance Reviews and related government inspections, penalties, suspensions and revocations
  • Providing advice and strategies for maintaining compliance with the Temporary Foreign Worker Program TFWP and International Mobility Program IMP
  • Transitioning foreign workers and international students to permanent residents under the provincial nomination and federal skilled worker and trades programs. Aiding with applications under the Express Entry
  • Assisting with the retention of permanent residence status by way of permanent resident PR card applications or visa office and port of entry determinations of compliance with residency obligations
  • Advocating on inadmissibility to Canada because of criminal or medical histories or past breaches of the immigration rules
  • Preparing Canadian citizenship and family class applications, including sponsorship of spouses, partners and dependent children.

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As a Director of Human Resources for a local high technology company, I relied on Capelle Kane to help me understand the intricacies of the immigration rules. Betsy made the immigration process easy for my employees and I.

Carolyn Perkins, HR Matters Ottawa

Phil Capelle helped smooth a stressful and at times complicated process, thereby allowing me to concentrate on patient care and my other responsibilities.

Dr. Carlos Torres, Specialist Physician

We had tried several other immigration lawyers before we came to Capelle Kane. In contrast to those who offer free consultations, we valued Capelle Kane's focus and clarity. For the first time we felt that a lawyer was listening to us and truly appreciating our individual circumstances. We have absolutely no hesitation in unreservedly recommending Capelle Kane's services.

Rich & Anna, Canadian Forces

We have relied on Capelle Kane Immigration Lawyers to assist technology start-ups within our portfolio. Celtic House Venture Partners highly recommends Capelle Kane Immigration Lawyers to other venture capital firms seeking reliable immigration advice to foster and protect their investments.

David Adderley, Partner, Celtic House Venture Partners

Betsy is highly knowledgeable in the completion of work permit and permanent residency applications. Her thorough reviews made our application a breeze. She is also well informed on port of entry procedures. It has been a real pleasure working with Betsy. We highly recommend her services.

Rishi & Abi, Spousal Sponsorship

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