Candid. Clear. Confident.
These three words describe not only our team, but also the approach we take in all our immigration matters.
Candid. You can count on us to be honest and straight-forward, no matter what. If we don’t think your case has a good chance of success, we will be honest with you. We know how hard you work for your money, and how easy it is to play on the hopes of honest people by selling them pipe dreams on which they will peg their life savings. This is not who we are. The one thing we will guarantee always: you will be given a truthful assessment of your case and provided with real options that have a chance of success based on your unique circumstances.
Clear. The Canadian immigration process can at times be complicated; our job is to make it clear and simple. Simple to navigate, simple to understand and simple to realize. Allow us to make sense of all the jargon, regulations and seemingly contradictory rules.
Confident. With years of experience in the ever-changing immigration landscape, our team knows its business. It is our goal to guide you through the complexities by leveraging our experience and excellent track record in this dynamic field.
Divya Lal, RCIC
Ms. Lal began her career in immigration with Immigration New Zealand as a Visa Officer at the New Delhi mission. She then went on to become an Immigration Program Officer with the Canadian High Commission in New Delhi, with a focus on Temporary and Permanent Residence applications in the Economic categories.
Upon returning to Canada in 2008, Ms. Lal achieved her goal of obtaining an Immigration Practitioner’s Diploma from Humber College, and went on to receive her designation as a Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant (RCIC) from the Immigration and Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council (ICCRC). She went on to join one of the largest and most prestigious immigration law firms in the country, which was eventually acquired by one of the “big four” tax and accounting firms. Here, Ms. Lal was afforded the unique opportunity to manage a niche service line to a select suite of clients.
Her experience handling all manner of Work Permit and Permanent Residence cases with this firm, rounded out her experience in Canadian immigration. She now gives her clients the advantage of law-firm style, white-glove service and best practices, delivered in an uncomplicated, approachable manner with honesty and integrity.
Mayank completed his Bachelor in Engineering and worked at Tata Motors for two years in both Jamshedpur and Pune. He then migrated to Canada to pursue his MBA in the late 90s at the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario. Ivey’s MBA has been ranked the #1 MBA Program in Canada consistently by Bloomberg Businessweek. Further, Mayank holds the distinction of being named to the Dean’s Honour List in his MBA class.
After completing his MBA, he worked at one of the big 4 consulting firms in Toronto, Deloitte Consulting. Here he helped several clients in the mining industry in Northern Ontario to streamline and improve their business processes. He also assisted Bell Canada establish their new billing system for Broadband services.
After his stint at Deloitte, Mayank went on to join Siebel Systems, the largest Customer Relationship Management (CRM) company in the world. Siebel also became the fastest growing company globally during the early 2000s. Mayank held the position of Senior Director of Products for Automotive and Manufacturing industries for a number of years with Siebel.
In 2006, Mayank moved back home to India to pursue business opportunities, and over the last few years, he has built a Cable TV and Broadband business spanning across 4 states in India and growing at a very fast pace. His company is also providing WIFI Services to many offices, hospitals, malls and outdoor customers.
He is now pursuing his passion to combine the knowledge and skills gained while living and working in two different cultures, India and Canada, to help people migrating from India and making their new home in Canada. Mayank manages True North India’s Gurgaon office. His experience of living and working in Canada for more than 10 years is highly sought after by new migrants seeking assistance in finding jobs, learning about different industries and salary structures, connecting with Canadian businesses, choosing cities to live in, understanding the housing market, children’s education and so on. He is supported by his wife who has also graduated from York University in Toronto, Ontario, and his two children, one of whom was born in Toronto.
Niraj began his career in India, completing his LL.B. degree from Allahabad University in 1975, and going on to practice tax law from 1975 to 1977. Realizing that his true calling was out in the field rather than behind a desk, Niraj moved on to join the pharmaceutical industry and rose to Regional Sales Manager with Ramsey Pharma Pvt. Ltd., where he worked until 1982, when he received his papers for immigration to Canada.
His career in Canada has spanned 35 years and gained him a reputation for his expertise in packaging and product development after first, running his own pressure-sensitive label manufacturing facility where he employed 50+ staff, and later, going on to assist companies in various industries to develop innovating packaging solutions as a consultant.
Given the length and breadth of his experience in Canada, Niraj has developed an extensive network in business and industry which he now leverages to assist True North’s clients to get on their feet once in Canada. He has further curated a trusted group of advisors in areas such as real estate, insurance and financial services, all eager to help our clients to settle in their new home.