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22 06, 2016

Canadian Multiple Entry vs Single Entry Visa

June 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

Recently, a friend asked a question about single entry visa and multiple entry visa and I realized a lot had changed since the last time I applied for one.  Here is what you need to know about  these types of visas. Similarities They both are valid for a fixed period and cannot be used after [...]

17 06, 2016

Good News for Spousal Permanent Resident Applicants

June 17th, 2016|2 Comments

On June 13, 2016, the Government of Canada provided some update on their plans to  grant permanent residence to more spouses, partners and dependent children of Canadian citizens and permanent residents this year. This plan will lead to a significant reduction in the back log of existing applications and speed up the process going forward. The [...]

14 06, 2016

Minimum Wages of International Students in Canada

June 14th, 2016|4 Comments

Prospective international students are often very curious about their ability to work while studying in a Canadian University or College. A previous post talked about what international students can typically expect about finding employment in Canada while studying. Today’s post is an update to that post with updated minimum wages in various provinces in Canada [...]

10 06, 2016

Canadian Permanent Residence Granted after Four Rejections

June 10th, 2016|7 Comments

Today, another Cannime reader, Dolapo is sharing her Canadian Immigration experience with us. Fasten your seat belts as the Canadian immigration story you are about to read is most likely one you have possibly never heard of before. Before you dive into her Canadian Immigration story and experience, let me provide you with some background [...]

7 06, 2016

The New Canada Child Benefit

June 7th, 2016|6 Comments

The Liberal Party promised some  changes to the Canada Child benefit and those changes are on their way to be implemented soon. These changes included Elimination of the Universal Child Care Benefit (UCCB) which every Canadian child under the age of 6 received $160/month and kids between the ages of 6-17 received $60/month. Providing one [...]

6 06, 2016

Benefits of Post Graduate Diploma

June 6th, 2016|3 Comments

Some prospective post-graduate students are usually faced with the decision of deciding whether to pursue a Post Graduate Diploma/Certificate (PGD/C) or Masters program. Some students don't have the minimum requirement for Master's degree in Canada and are unsure if considering the next option, a PGD/C is a wise decision. In recent times, PGDs/Cs have become increasingly [...]

4 05, 2016

Ladun’s Experience- Nigeria to Canada

May 4th, 2016|1 Comment

Today's post features one of Cannime's pioneer follower and client -Ladun. She is a Nigerian student studying in Canada. She shares her experience on; Searching for a school Deciding on a program of study Applying for Study permit from Nigeria Arriving in Canada and  Her Canadian Educational experience Please introduce yourself to our readers My [...]

28 04, 2016

Canadian Study Permit Processing Time

April 28th, 2016|0 Comments

I receive a lot of inquiries on processing times for  Canadian study permits.  Applications for temporary resident streams - study permit, visitors and temporary workers, have significantly increased over the last decade. As a result, processing times are typically longer than they have been in the past. These delays sometimes result in unexpected challenges for international students and [...]

13 04, 2016

Accepting a Canadian Job Offer

April 13th, 2016|2 Comments

Most immigrants understand the challenge of finding a job in Canada.  A job offer can be both exciting and stressful. If this offer is your first job,  you probably just want to sign all the papers and be employed. However, rushing to make this decision could lead to some challenges down the road. As a [...]

11 04, 2016

Proof of Financial Support for Study Permit

April 11th, 2016|16 Comments

How much money do I need to show for my study permit application? How many months of bank statement is required? What is the minimum funds or money required to apply for a study permit? How can I proof I have enough funds to apply for a Canadian Study permit? What should be included in a [...]