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Meet the Immigration Team


Nir is a member in good standing of the Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council (ICCRC); he served on the National Board of Directors for the Canadian Association of Professional Immigration Consultants (CAPIC) for four years. Nir has appeared before the Standing Committee on Citizenship & Immigration Canada and has met with senior Members of Parliament on immigration related issues. Nir is also the Director of Operations for Can-Am Immigration, an immigration consulting firm providing clients with services across all aspects of Canadian & US immigration law. Nir completed a Bachelors degree in Public Policy and Management at York University in Toronto. He completed the Immigration Law program at York College of Industry and Technology in 2007.

Pradeep Thankappan Can-Am Immigration

Pradeep Thankappan is a member in good standing of the Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council (ICCRC) and has recently joined Can-Am Immigration’s team opening a branch office in Mississauga for the convenience of our clients. Pradeep holds a bachelors degree in Engineering and has over 22 years of sales experience of engineering and building products. After immigrating to Canada in 2001 he made a drastic career change and entered the restaurant business. In the course of 9 years beginning in 2003 he opened 5 Indian cuisine restaurants and was required to hire foreign workers from India to fill crucial positions (ie; chefs/cooks). Pradeep gained an interest in Canadian immigration and after selling his restaurant chain in 2012 he decided to utilize his knowledge, experience and leverage his contacts overseas. Pradeep is fluent in English, Hindi, Tamil and Malayalam. He currently resides in Mississauga, Ontario with his wife, Nina and their 2 sons, Vikram and Siddharth. The boss of the household is undoubtedly Mr. Boomer, their Golden Retriever.


John Edwards has been a licensed immigration consultant since 2006 and is currently a member in good standing with the Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council. He has a BSc. from the University of Guelph and worked in the environmental sciences field for approximately 10 years. After that he took on several teaching positions in South America and Asia prior to entering into the Immigration Consulting profession. Mr. Edwards is a current member of the Canadian Association of Professional Immigration Consultants and was a Policy and Lobbying Director with CAPIC for a brief time. In addition to being a Licensed Immigration Consultant Mr. Edwards is a member in good standing with the Law Society of Upper Canada as licensed paralegal. Mr. Edwards has lived and worked in Peru and speaks relatively fluent Spanish. His representation includes clients in the temporary resident classes, permanent residence applications. He has successfully represented clients before the Immigration and Refugee Board at the Immigration Appeal Division. He also enjoys teaching and as has taught immigration consultancy students at two private colleges in Toronto. Currently Mr. Edwards focuses his efforts on assisting clients with Humanitarian and Compassionate applications, Immigration appeals and with in-Canada and overseas applicants dealing with inadmissibility issues.


Latifa El-Ghandouri is a 9 year veteran of the immigration consulting field and a member in good standing of the Immigration Consultants of Canada, Regulatory Council (ICCRC-CRCIC). She is also a registered member of the Registre Quebecois des Consultants en Immigration; which provides her with a license to practice in the province of Quebec. Latifa is the co-founder of CanInvest Immigration Services located in Montreal. Can-Am Immigration has partnered with CanInvest to provide immigration services to the province of Quebec. Working out of her office in Montreal, Latifa consults with our clients in all aspects of visiting, studying, working, or immigrating to the province of Quebec. Latifa studied Political Science at Concordia University, Marketing at McGill University and is fluent in French, English, and Arabic with some proficiency in Spanish. She is currently a Director of Communications for the Quebec Chapter of the Canadian Association of Professional Immigration Consultants (CAPIC-ACCPI).



What our clients are saying

I Highly recommended this company. I have engaged Can-Am to initiate the visa process for my wife while we are living overseas. Nir and Allison have offered the right professional advice and worked closely with us to prepare the needed documents. This expert preparation has proved most valuable such that our application has sailed through successfully in a matter of several months instead of the lengthy time estimated, and without a hitch.
Mahmoud BargoutToronto, Ontario