Bill C-6 Is now Law

The long awaited changes to the  Canadian Citizenship Act is now law. With most of the changes effective immediately and others in the later part of 2017 and  early 2018. Below are the previous and new act as well as implementation dates. Dive in and tell us what you think :). Changes that take effect immediately [...]

2017-06-19T20:07:35+00:00 June 19th, 2017|2 Comments

Settlement Funds for Canadian Permanent Residence

Immigrations, Refugee and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) requires that potential immigrants through the Federal Skilled Worker Program or the Federal Skill Trades Program have enough money to in their name or that of their spouses to support themselves in Canada should they be granted permanent residence. This is usually known as Settlement Funds. This is a [...]

2017-05-27T11:50:28+00:00 May 27th, 2017|0 Comments

May 26th Express Entry Draw – Lowest CRS 199

May 26th Draw focused on candidates that qualified through Federal Skill Trade Category (FSTC) and provincial nominations. In this round of invitations, FSTC  400 candidates with CRS points 199 an above received invitations to apply for Permanent residence. While, 143 Candidates with Provincial Nominations with CRS points 775 and above received invitations to apply for Permanent residence. [...]

2017-05-26T23:55:38+00:00 May 26th, 2017|0 Comments

Wages of Working International Students in Canada

International students from various countries move to Canada for their studies. Depending on your country of origin or residence, a Canadian education could be very expensive. Therefore, most prospective international students are often very curious about their ability to work while studying in a Canadian University or College. Wages of Working International Students in Canada [...]

2017-05-16T11:10:19+00:00 May 16th, 2017|0 Comments

2017 Canadian Express Entry Trends

In the last five months, every express entry draw has been a record breaking draw. The minimum Comprehensive Ranking Score (CRS)continues to decrease and the number of Candidates invited continues to hover around the high 3000's with every draw since December 2016 . These are definitely interesting and exciting times as more out of Canada applicants ( i.e. [...]

2017-05-02T09:49:41+00:00 May 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

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 [...]

2017-04-12T09:24:13+00:00 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 [...]

2017-04-07T08:11:43+00:00 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 [...]

2017-04-10T22:57:59+00:00 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 [...]

2017-03-07T14:48:59+00:00 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 [...]

2017-02-27T20:26:35+00:00 February 27th, 2017|0 Comments