Industries

Education

  • LLB, 1986
    University of British Columbia
  • B.A., 1982
    University of British Columbia

Year of Call/Admission

  • British Columbia, 1987

Languages Spoken

  • English

Thora A. Sigurdson

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Associate Counsel


+1 604 631 4871
+1 604 632 4871 (fax)
Thora Sigurdson practices in the area of employment law (non-union) and business immigration. In the employment area, Thora advises employers on hiring employees, privacy matters, disability management, decisions to terminate employment, severance packages and all other employment-related matters. Her immigration practice focuses on assisting employers bringing executives, senior managers and specially skilled workers into Canada from around the world. Thora has prepared and obtained temporary work permits under NAFTA, GATS and the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, and applications for Labour Market Opinions from Human Resources and Skills Development Canada. Thora has presented papers and led seminars on employment law, human rights issues, and Canada immigration.

Membership/Affiliations

  • Employment, Immigration and Pension and Benefits subsections of the Canadian Bar Association (BC Branch)
  • Canada Pension and Benefits Institute
  • Member and Former Director of West Coast Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF)
  • Human Resources Management Association of British Columbia