Immigrant Access Fund

Many immigrants move to Canada and realize that they need to complete some additional training or complete some examinations for their foreign degrees to be recognized in Canada. This could become very expensive for a new immigrant who is trying to settle into a new country. Most times new immigrants do not have access to [...]

April 12th, 2017|0 Comments

10 Practical Steps to Ace your Final Exams

It's April and it is time for final exams in all Canadian Post-Secondary Institutions. When I was a student, April was an exciting month because it was spring and second semester was coming to an end. However, it was also a very stressful month because of final exams. Depending on how  exams were scheduled,  I was either done in [...]

April 7th, 2017|0 Comments

Canadian Express Entry System 101

Thinking of immigrating to Canada as a Permanent Resident? Have your heard about Express Entry system? Do you know how the express entry system work? Do you know what the requirements for Express Entry are? Does it sound confusing? I have summarized the process of applying for permanent residency through the express entry system. This [...]

March 10th, 2017|0 Comments

The Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program is Open

The Atlantic Immigration Pilot is for skilled workers and international student graduates who want to permanently live in: New Brunswick Newfoundland and Labrador Nova Scotia Prince Edward Island This pilot program will process up to 2000 applications in 2017. Who Can apply? Skilled workers and international graduates from post secondary institutions in once of the [...]

March 7th, 2017|0 Comments

Canadian Border Officials Can Search your Devices

Did you know that Canadian Border Officials have the right to search your cellphone and laptop upon entry into Canada? According to the Canada Border Service Agency's (CBSA) policy, devices such as cellphones, tablets and laptops are considered goods are are therefore subject to random search by the CBSA officer when the deem fit according to [...]

February 27th, 2017|0 Comments

Ontario Provincial Nomination is Open

The Human capital priorities stream is open. In this stream, there are four potential programs that one can apply for and they include; International Students – Masters Graduate Stream International Students – PhD Graduate Stream Ontario's Express Entry Human Capital Priorities Stream Ontario's Express Entry French-Speaking Skilled Worker Stream Below are the minimum requirements to [...]

February 22nd, 2017|2 Comments

Prince Edward Island – Provincial Nomination

Do you qualify for any of the following programs the Federal Skilled Worker Program, the Federal Skilled Trades Program, and the Canadian Experience Class. Do you have an Express Entry account? If your answer to the above questions is yes, then you have a unique opportunity to submit and Expression of Interest (EOI) to apply for a provincial [...]

February 18th, 2017|0 Comments

Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program

In 2016 I wrote a post on "Fed. Govt. should require immigrants to live in Maritimes for 3-5 Years before Citizenship". One of the main issues the maritime provinces were facing was decrease in population and how there is a need to increase population and immgration to the three Maritimes - Atlantic Provinces (New Brunswick, Newfoundland and [...]

February 14th, 2017|4 Comments

Benefits of Filing Income Tax Return as an International Student

This is another Living In Canada (LIC) series inspired by one of our Instagram followers who asked a tax question yesterday. Today, I will be highlighting the Benefits of Filing Income Tax Return as an International Student. Income tax season is upon us again. For the most part, some people look forward to this season because [...]

February 7th, 2017|0 Comments

Top 5 Graduate Scholarship for International Students In Canada

A few months ago did a post on Scholarships for International Students in Canada . It mainly focused on scholarships available for international undergraduate students. Today we will be bringing to your attention all the scholarship opportunities available for graduate programs in Canada and how you can access them. Graduate scholarships for international students are mainly based [...]

January 12th, 2017|0 Comments