CPD- Case Law, Policy Updates and Refugee Claims

CPD- Case Law, Policy Updates and Refugee Claims

CPD – Case Law, Policy Updates and Refugee Claims

*New Topic* New Code of Professional Conduct and Regulatory Impact Analysis Statement

On Thursday, July 21, 2022, Ashton College will be hosting a free CPD webinar to support the continuing professional development of legal professionals across the country. This CPD event will discuss the latest update on the Code of Professional Conduct, case law updates, the IRB, policies and procedures in immigration and citizenship, and special policy measures in Ukraine, Afghanistan, and Hong Kong. Additionally, gender-based refugee claims and Blue-Skying Canadian Immigration key takeaways and more will be covered.

  • For British Columbia Lawyers, consider including this webinar as a CPD learning activity in your annual Continuing Professional Development plan as it has been approved by the Law Society of British Columbia.
  • For Alberta lawyers, consider including this course as a CPD learning activity in your annual Continuing Professional Development Plan.
  • For Manitoba Lawyers, consider taking this course as part of your professional development activities.
  • For Newfoundland & Labrador Lawyers, consider taking this course as part of your professional development activities.
  • For Nova Scotia Lawyers, consider taking this course as part of your professional development activities.
  • For New Brunswick Lawyers, this event has been approved for 4 CPD points by the Law Society of New Brunswick.
  • For Saskatchewan Lawyers, this event has been approved for 4 Ethic hours by the Law Society of Saskatchewan

This event is approved by CICC for 4.5 CPD hours.  You must pre-register for the event. To comply with the annual requirement, an RCIC must complete 16 CPD hours. How can you log your CPD hours? Check out CICC CPD page for complete instructions on how to obtain your CPD hours with CICC through their new Continuing Competence Portal.

NOTE: After you register you will receive a confirmation email that your registration has been received, please retain this email as your proof of registration. Ashton College cannot provide duplicate receipts or confirmation of attendance.

Date and Time

Thursday,
July 21st, 2022
1:00 pm – 5:15 pm PST

Agenda

12:45 pm – 1:00 pm

  • Registration and Signing into the Portal

1:00 pm – 1:05 pm

Ron McKay

  • Welcome, Introduction and Brief Orientation

1:05 – 2:05 pm

Mario Bellissimo

  • Blue-Skying Canadian Immigration Going Forward and Key Takeaways
  • Q & A

2:05 - 2:35 pm

Brandon Miller

  • Planning, Settlement, Implementation: Practice Tips for Newcomers
  • Q & A

2:35 – 3:35 pm

Steven Meurrens

  • Updates Case Law
  • Updates Immigration and Citizenship Policies and Procedures
  • Q & A

3:35 – 3:40 pm

5-Minute Break

3:40 - 3:45 pm

Katie Bell

  • Ashton College Continuing Education Course Information

3:45 – 4:15 pm

Hannah Lindy

  • Gender Based Refugee Claims
  • Special Policy Measures – Ukraine, Afghanistan, and Hong Kong
  • Q & A

4:15 – 4:45 pm

Anita Boscariol

  • IRB Updates
  • Q & A

4:45 – 5:15 pm

Ron McKay

  • Code of Professional Conduct
  • Regulatory Impact Analysis Statement
  • Q & A

5:15 – 5:20 pm

Ron McKay

  • Closing Remarks

This course does not require approval by the Private Training Institutions Branch of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training. As such, it was not reviewed.

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