About Our Team

Julie Taub is a bilingual (French and English) immigration lawyer practising in Ottawa, the capital of Canada with more than 15 years of experience in Canadian Immigration Law. She is a licensed lawyer, a member in good standing of the Law Society of Upper Canada, the County of Carleton Law Association and with the Barreau du Québec. Julie Taub is recognized by the Government of Canada (Department of Citizenship and Immigration) as an authorized representative.

Julie Taub Immigration practice specialises in Spousal Sponsorships, Express Entry immigration, work permits, LMIA’s, student and visitor visas, refugee claims, PRRA’s and appeals.

Julie Taub has appeared before Federal Court, the Immigration Appeal Division, the Immigration Division and the Refugee Protection Division, the three divisions of the Immigration and Refugee Board on behalf of her clients.

She is a former Member of the Immigration and Refugee Board ("IRB") Refugee Protection Division ("RPD") (1997-2000 Toronto) which provides her with a unique and in depth understanding of the Immigration process. Mrs. Taub was also part time Duty Counsel with Ottawa Legal Aid on the Immigration Panel for several years until 2012.

She graduated from the University of Toronto in 1971 B.A. in Political Science, earned a B.Ed. from Queen's University (1972) and an M.Ed. from the University of Ottawa (1978). She graduated from the University of Ottawa LL.B. in 1992 from the Faculty of Law, programme français and was called to the Ontario Bar in February 1994. She is a former secondary school teacher from the Conseil Scolaire de la langue française de l'est de l'Ontario. She practised general and family Law until December 1996 when she was appointed to the Immigration and Refugee Board.

Julie Taub was an invited speaker at the Conference on Canada, Immigration and Multiculturalism, hosted by the U.S State Department in in Washington D.C. in January 2008. She was a moderator / participant at the Fraser Institute National Conference on Immigration in Montreal in June 2008.

She was an invited speaker at the Symposium on Canada's Immigration and Refugee System hosted by the Canadian Centre for Policy Studies in Ottawa October 30, 2010. She was the keynote speaker at a lecture on Immigration Issues and Remedies sponsored by ACT! for Canada in Montreal on November 29, 2010.

 

Geneviève Gosselin Tardif

Geneviève Gosselin-Tardif is a bilingual (English and French) lawyer. She is a member of Barreau du Quebec since 2010 and member of Law Society of Ontario since 2020. She has been a member of Law Society of Alberta from 2013 to 2021.

Geneviève joined our firm in September 2020. She works exclusively in Immigration Law. Before coming on board, she practiced in Family Law, Wills and Estate, Real Estate and Corporate law in Calgary, Alberta. Geneviève has extensive court and negotiation experience.

Geneviève grew up on the south shore of Montreal. She completed a civil bachelor of laws in 2008, and a Diplôme de 2e cycle en common law et droit transnational (J.D.) in 2010, both from the University of Sherbrooke.

Geneviève Gosselin-Tardif

 

Geneviève Lagroix

Geneviève joined our team in July 2020. She completed her legal assistant studies at la Cité Collègiale in Ottawa from 2008-2010 and started working in law offices in 2010. Prior to joining the team, she worked in various fields including real estate, labour and employment and insurance defence. Geneviève is fluent in French and in English.

She assists our lawyers by drafting client applications for all aspects of Canadian immigration.

Geneviève Lagroix

 

Toronto Talks 2011: Immigration

Julie Taub was a key note speaker at a Conference on Immigration in Toronto, Toronto Talks on May 24, 2011. Read about the discussion.

 

Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration, House of Commons (CIMM) and Senate in Parliament of Canada

Julie Taub, Witness before the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration, House of Commons (CIMM) and Senate in Parliament of Canada

  • February 16, 2017, Senate
    Social Affairs, Science and Technology, Citizenship Act Bill C-6
    • Bill C-6, An Act to amend the Citizenship Act and to make consequential amendments to another Act - Meeting details
  • May 16, 2016, Senate
    National Security and Defence, Bill S-205, An Act to amend the Canada Border Services Agency Act
    • Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on National Security and Defence, Issue 4 - Read the evidence
  • March 31, 2014, Senate
    National Security and Defence
    • Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on National Security and Defence, Issue 5 - Read the evidence
  • June 6, 2013, Immigration
  • May 2, 2013, Senate, Immigration
    • Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology - Read the proceedings
  • April 30, 2012, Immigration
    • Bill C-31, An Act to amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, the Balanced Refugee Reform Act, the Marine Transportation Security Act and the Department of Citizenship and Immigration Act - Read the evidence
  • May 6, 2010, Immigration
    • Bill C-11, An Act to amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act and the Federal Courts Act - Read the evidence