About Sean McKinsley

Sean G McKinsley, BA, RCIC is the Managing Partner and Founder of Canada Immigration and Visa Services Inc. Mr. McKinsley is a Member of the Canadian Association of Professional Immigration Consultants. Mr. McKinsley is a specialist in Economic Class Immigration. Mr. McKinsley’s practice focus is in the Owner-Operator LMIA business investment pathway for resettlement to Canada. Mr. McKinsley has successfully assisted clients resettle to Canada from all over the world including former residents of India, Dubai, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, United States, China, Hong Kong, Europe and South America. Mr. McKinsley is experienced in public policy, business and has served as the Chief Operating Officer of a Western Canadian Law Firm. In the past, Mr. McKinsley headed the public opinion research branch of JMCK Polling which served an extensive list of clients including senior Members of Parliament, national news media and private sector energy firms. Mr. McKinsley served from 1996 to 2000 as the Executive Assistant to two prominent Members of the Parliament of Canada. He has also worked as a senior political strategist on national leadership, provincial, and municipal campaigns. Prior to this, Mr. McKinsley was the Executive Director of the Alberta Taxpayers Association. Mr. McKinsley has a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Calgary (1996) and an Immigration Practitioner Diploma granted by CSIC (2017).

Special Bulletin: Distinguished Guests Open Another Owner Operator Business – Special Thanks to Mayor Hunter, MP Blaine Calkins, Didsbury Council and the National Bank

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fbFzl_JO2LU&feature=youtu.be Sean G McKinsley, Managing Partner, Canada Immigration and Visa Services (CIVS), alongside prominent Central Alberta entrepreneur, James Carpenter, proudly announce the opening of another successful Owner Operator business in Didsbury, Alberta. The team at CIVS, Steven J Paolasini, Nikola Misina, Connie Kwok, Anne Serrano and Kimberly White, want to thank General Manager, [...]

By |2020-09-04T15:46:41-06:00September 4th, 2020|Blog Post|0 Comments

Special Bulletin: Program Changes to Owner Operator Pathway to Canada – Business Must Be Operational

https://youtu.be/KQI-siBVP8w   About the Owner Operator Pathway: The Owner Operator pathway is an efficient process by which foreign nationals may permanently resettle to Canada by starting or purchasing a business. For the  Owner Operator LMIA investor immigrant pathway, the process can be summarized in the following manner: Become a majority shareholder in an eligible [...]

By |2021-02-16T19:07:52-07:00August 31st, 2020|Blog Post|1 Comment

Special Bulletin: CIVS Clients Receive Five (5) Back to Back LMIA plus Work Permit Approvals This Week. Canada is Open for Immigration

Sean G McKinsley, Managing Partner, Canada Immigration and Visa Services, proudly congratulates our clients for all the LMIA approvals in  Fort St. John, Langley, Prince George, Smithers, Surrey, British Columbia and Calgary, Alberta as being granted PR LMIA and High Wage LMIA  approvals under the Owner Operator and High Wage categories of the Temporary Foreign [...]

By |2020-08-15T09:58:02-06:00August 15th, 2020|Blog Post|6 Comments

Congratulations to CIVS Friend, Albert from Hong Kong on Receiving Invitation to Apply for Permanent Residence in Canada – August 5, 2020

Sean G McKinsley, Managing Partner, Canada Immigration and Visa Services, proudly congratulates our friend, Albert, who just yesterday, August 5, 2020, received an Invitation to Apply (ITA) to become a Permanent Resident of Canada. Albert received his Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) earlier this year. He entered the Express Entry system and was selected yesterday [...]

By |2021-02-06T09:12:16-07:00August 6th, 2020|Blog Post|3 Comments

Special Bulletin: Service Canada Resumes Processing of Owner Operator Applications – Congratulations Clients for 2 Approvals This Week

Sean G McKinsley, Managing Partner, Canada Immigration and Visa Services, proudly congratulates two of our clients for their approval in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island and Surrey, British Columbia as being granted High Wage LMIA approvals under the Owner Operator category of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program. Our clients were approved back-to-back this week ending July [...]

By |2020-07-25T10:52:18-06:00July 25th, 2020|Blog Post|0 Comments

[WEBINAR for Hong Kong] Business Investor Visa Immigration to Canada on July 11th, 2020

  Promises Made. Promises Delivered.   Free E-Book - Business Immigration for Hong Kongers Submit your name and email and receive a download link to our Free E-Book for Business Immigration for Hong Kongers. Join Canada Immigration and Visa Services (CIVS) on Saturday, July 11th, 2020 at 10:00 am (HKT) to attend [...]


Promotion:  Free one (1) hour personal consultation with Sean G McKinsley with any $100 or more purchase at Captain's Nook. Your receipt is your ticket.  When: July 3 to 4, 2020 10:00 am - 4:00 pm Where: Captain's Nook  13444 72 Ave, Surrey, BC V3W 2N8 RSVP through:  anne.serrano@civs.ca WhatsApp: +1-587-429-7488 Show proof of purchase [...]

[WEBINAR] Owner Operator LMIA Business Investor Visa Immigration to Canada on June 19, 2020 (50% OFF for LIMITED TIME ONLY))

Promises Made. Promises Delivered.    Join Canada Immigration and Visa Services (CIVS) and Canoscope on Friday, June 19, 2020 at 19:00 IST (13:30 UTC) to attend our webinar about the Owner Operator LMIA Pathway for you and your family to resettle in Canada by starting or purchasing a business. A webinar reservation and ticket includes [...]

James Carpenter, CIVS and the Case for Immigration to Central Alberta, Canada

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yDpZYUS7EB0&feature=youtu.be James Carpenter Q&A about: 3 A.M. Friends COVID-19 in Canada Healthcare Education Community Hope, Growth and Economic Opportunity in Alberta Why your family should resettle to Central Alberta About James Carpenter: Having been involved with the startup of more than 100 small businesses, James Carpenter is a successful entrepreneur and pillar of the [...]

By |2020-05-30T12:36:10-06:00May 30th, 2020|Blog Post|0 Comments

James Carpenter, Canada Immigration and Visa Services, and the Central Alberta Opportunity for Hope, Growth and Opportunity – May 30, 2020

May 30, 2020 - For Immediate Release Sean G McKinsley, Steven J Paolasini and the team at Canada Immigration and Visa Services (CIVS) proudly announce their agreement to join forces with with Central Alberta entrepreneur, James Carpenter. On the occasion of the birthday for Alberta's great Premier, Jason Kenney, we announce today a plan to [...]

By |2020-05-30T13:14:24-06:00May 30th, 2020|Blog Post|0 Comments
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