Jennifer is an associate with Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP. She is a graduate of the University of Manitoba, receiving her B.A. in Arts in 2002 and her LLB in 2005. Jennifer articled with TDS and received her call to the bar in 2006.
Jennifer's practice focuses primarily on corporate and commercial law, business immigration, intellectual property and commercial real estate transactions including sales, purchases and mortgage financing. Jennifer’s practice in business immigration focuses on assisting businesses and their executives with a wide variety of immigration and citizenship matters including, temporary resident visas, work and study permits, permanent residence and Canadian citizenship.
Jennifer has acted as a director for certain Winnipeg charitable organizations, including at various times Camp Manitou, Athletics Manitoba and The Manitoba Business Leadership Network.
EDUCATION: Bachelor of Arts (with Distinction), 2002, University of Manitoba
Bachelor of Laws, 2005, University of Manitoba
CALL TO THE BAR: Manitoba, 2006
COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT: Member of the Board of Directors for The Manitoba Business Leadership Network
Member of the Board of Directors for Camp Manitou
Honorary counsel to the Information & Communication Technology Association of Manitoba (ICTAM)
Member of the Canadian Bar Association
Member of the Manitoba Bar Association
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Changes To Canadian Foreign Worker Regulations Effective April 1, 2011
On April 1, 2011, significant changes were made to Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker Program pursuant to amendments to the Foreign Worker Regulations of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (Canada). The amendments aim to improve the protection of temporary foreign workers (TFWs). Read more...
Temporary Foreign Worker Program
On September 30, 2010 the temporary foreign worker program for information technology (IT) specialists will come to an end (except for employers wanting to hire foreign workers for positions in Quebec). The purpose of the temporary foreign worker program was to fill critical shortages in Canada’s software industry. Citizenship and Immigration Canada has determined that the shortage of IT workers in Canada no longer exists. Read more...