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Canada to remove all COVID-19 related travel restrictions on October 1
Canada

Canada to remove all COVID-19 related travel restrictions on October 1

The Government of Canada has announced that it will be removing the vaccine requirement for all travellers and making the ArriveCan app optional, as of October 1, 2022.   The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) says that effective October 1, 2022, all travellers, regardless of citizenship, will no longer have to: submit public health […]

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How to immigrate to Canada from Georgia
Canada

How to immigrate to Canada from Georgia

If you would like to move to Canada and become a permanent resident, here’s an overview of some of Canada’s main economic immigration programs.   Immigration in Canada is overseen by the federal government, and the department is called Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). Discover if You Are Eligible for Canadian Immigration Canada has three main immigration […]

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A guide to Canadian provinces for newcomers
Canada

A guide to Canadian provinces for newcomers

If you’re considering moving to Canada to work or study, the number of regions in the country might be overwhelming. How do you even begin choosing between the 10 provinces and three territories? Is there much of a difference from one to another? And what should you know about the weather, economies and cities in […]

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Who can become Canadian with proof of citizenship?
Canada

Who can become Canadian with proof of citizenship?

If you were born abroad to at least one Canadian parent, you may already be eligible for Canadian citizenship.   When you are already eligible for citizenship, you do not need to go through the regular application process, which involves a physical presence requirement as a permanent resident, a knowledge test, and attending a citizenship ceremony […]

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How to Prepare for Financial Success as a Newcomer to Canada
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How to Prepare for Financial Success as a Newcomer to Canada

CanadaVisa and Scotiabank are pleased to invite you to sign up to our live webinar on November 2: How to Prepare for Financial Success as a Newcomer to Canada! What will I learn? This upcoming webinar will teach you all about banking in Canada as you plan your arrival. Setting you up for success as a […]

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Canada invites 3,750 candidates in the most recent Express Entry draw

Canada held its most recent all-program Express Entry draw on September 28, 2022. This was the seventh all-program draw since they resumed on July 6. IRCC issued invitations to 3,750 candidates with minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 504. As this was an all-program draw, invitations were issued to eligible candidates from the Canadian Experience Class (CEC), Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) […]

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Immigration accounts for over 94% of Canada’s population growth in Q2 of 2022
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Immigration accounts for over 94% of Canada’s population growth in Q2 of 2022

Statistics Canada (StatsCan) recently published its population estimates for the second quarter (April to June) of 2022. Along with the raw estimated population growth figure, the report also indicated the significant influence that immigration had on Canada’s population increase over this period.   Q2 population estimates released by StatsCan Canada’s population was estimated at 38,929,902 people on […]

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Examining what a Labour Market Impact Assessment is
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Examining what a Labour Market Impact Assessment is

Canadian employers may need to get a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) before hiring a foreign worker.   An LMIA is an employer-requested document that companies looking to hire temporary foreign workers under the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) — a program designed to employ foreign nationals and temporarily address labour shortages at times when no qualified Canadians are […]

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Can you apply for 2 Canadian immigration programs at once?
Canada

Can you apply for 2 Canadian immigration programs at once?

With more than 100 economic class immigration programs to choose from, it is possible to be eligible for more than one Canadian immigration program. So, it begs the question, can you apply for more than one at the same time?   Maybe you are eligible for Express Entry, but don’t necessarily want to cross your fingers for an Invitation […]

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