John A. Burke
John is a graduate of York University in Toronto, Ontario and a Full Member of ICCRC. Prior to starting his own Immigration Consulting practice in 1996, John spent 29 years with the federal public service where he was instrumental in the development of Foreign Worker Policy, Procedures and Operational Guidelines at both the Ontario Regional and National headquarters levels. As well, he worked directly with senior Japanese and Canadian corporate executives in the successful establishment of the Honda, Toyota and CAMI (GM/Suzuki joint venture) automobile manufacturing plants in Ontario.
Since leaving the Public Service in 1996, John has acted as a Senior Immigration Advisor to several prominent Immigration law firms in Toronto in addition to operating his own Immigration Consulting practice. He is regularly called upon to provide advice and guidance to fellow Immigration Practitioners; to make presentations to various groups; and, to conduct seminars in his areas of expertise. John is an RCIC who has more than 35 years of experience dealing with complex employment and employment-related immigration issues in the public service and in the private sector.