Category Archives: CANADA VISA NEWS

What All New Canadians Need to Know About Their First Tax year

One of the many privileges of living in Canada includes your first year of paying taxes to the government. Mercifully, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) treats new Canadians differently. In order to get newcomers accustomed to how the Canadian tax system works, the first-year process focuses on establishing your presence within the system. Residential Ties […]

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Immigration Policy Review for Temporary Foreign Workers

Immigration news update: We have some very exciting news to share with you today: the Government of Canada has promised to look into its foreign worker policy. Under the new liberal government, we have seen quite a few positive changes and we are hoping more will follow. Here are some of the changes: There were better […]

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Are You Qualified to Work as a Nanny in Canada?

Want to see the world? Find a new home? Expand your resume and your horizons? Working as a nanny in Canada may be an ideal option. Here’s what you need to know in order to determine if this direction is right for you. Two Ways to Become a Nanny The requirements for a foreign nanny working in Canada depend on […]

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Are the Trump-Fleeing Celebs Really Just All Talk?

Similar to the Bush-Gore election in 2000, the current political apocalypse fought between Republican candidate Donald Trump and Democratic party candidate Hillary Clinton has created a sense of panic among the Hollywood elite. Typically a liberal bunch, many “A-list” celebrities have expressed a desire to move to Canada should the U.S. decide to inaugurate President […]

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Applying for a Work Permit With a Canadian Job Offer

In this session, I would like to discuss the work permit application process for foreign nationals who have received an employment offer from a Canadian employer. This type of application attracts many foreign nationals who want to work in Canada. If you have received a job offer, you can apply under this category. First, the Canadian […]

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Canada Lifts Visa Requirements for Mexican Citizens — The Changes Explained

During 2009, Canada enacted new legislation that changed the way that citizens of Mexico had to approach visiting their northern neighbours. Due to a backlog within the refugee system consisting of Mexicans attempting to claim asylum, travellers were required to obtain a visa in order to visit, making the Canadian border one of the most […]

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How I became a Canadian citizen on July 1, 2016, on Canada Day

“I was looking for a quality immigration lawyer for some time, to help me with my application for renewal of Permanent Residency and Citizenship Application. I had a unique case due to my professional obligations outside the country. Although I knew most of the immigration rules and thought to do it myself but came to […]

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How Canadian Immigrants are Actually Lowering the Crime Rate

Countless politicians use immigration as a wedge issue, blaming newcomers for a wide variety of problems. In fact, foreigners make one of the easiest political scapegoats to blame when attempting to shift blame, create fear and gather votes in conservative voting zones. We’re not immune to this in Canada. When you take a closer look […]

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Canada Visa Exemption for Mexicans 2016

Great News for Mexican Nationals and Canadian Immigration The government of Canada has lifted the visa requirement for Mexican nationals. Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, made an announcement during a meeting with the Mexican President, and now Canada will not require a visa for Mexican nationals to visit the country. This will become effective starting […]

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