Author: Trevor Bates

It can be devastating to learn that your temporary or permanent residency application to Canada has been refused. Fortunately, you may have recourse. A Canadian immigration officer’s decision to refuse an application may be challenged if the decision was wrong in fact or in law, or it was unreasonable with regards to the facts at hand and the quality of the file presented to the officers. All decisions taken by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) that affect an application can be presented to the Federal Court, which will first decide if the case merits a hearing or if it…

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Prime Minister Fumio Kishida will try to pave the way for a successful Group of Seven summit he is scheduled to host in May by visiting Europe, Canada and the United States for talks with his counterparts from Monday.Prime Minister Fumio Kishida will try to pave the way for a successful Group of Seven summit he is scheduled to host in May by visiting Europe, Canada and the United States for talks with his counterparts from Monday. Kishida is planning to visit France, Italy, Britain, Canada and the U.S., as the leaders of those countries are expected to attend the…

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For students, seeing eight mats laid out on the floor of the Alaska Airlines Center and an arena packed with hundreds of the top wrestlers in the state can be intimidating, but the nerves did not stop the Petersburg High School wrestling team from making their name known on the biggest stage. Petersburg took fourth overall in the Division II state championships, making them the highest ranked 2A school at the tournament, and five Vikings placed in the top six of their brackets. When the dust settled, senior Kyle Biggers stood alone at the top of the podium in the…

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