The Polestar Immigration Research Team

Founder and Principal Kelly Toughill is a journalist and academic with a deep interest in immigration issues. Ms. Toughill is an associate professor in the School of Journalism at the University of King’s College, a former reporter and editor at The Toronto Star, and a Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant.

Chief Technology Officer William Kowalski has designed and developed interactive learning experiences for an array of corporate, government and military clientele. He has taught technology to adults at Nova Scotia Community College and in the Nova Scotia Department of Labour. He is founder of the boutique web development firm, Mahone Bay Web Design, and has more than a decade of experience in web design, hosting and IT management. He is a dual citizen of Canada and the United States.