maple leaf from the flag of Canada

Express Entry Draw September 16, 2020 #163 – Latest CRS Score

By Ella BergquistSeptember 16, 2020
Permanent ResidencyExpress Entry Draws

Canada Express Entry Draw September 16, 2020 #163 The latest Express Entry Draw took place on September 16, 2020, which was the 163rd Express Entry Draw. The draw offered 4,200 ITA to those with a cut-off score of 472. This draw had no specific program target. This was the second draw conducted in September. Canada is […]

USA Flag Iconretired couple

Options for Americans Seeking to Retire in Canada

By Sierra AlongiSeptember 16, 2020
Permanent Residency

There are many reasons why Canada is a great place to retire in, let alone live there! Many older applicants living in the US find they want to retire in Canada and think it’s rather easy. Unfortunately, this is not an easy process but there are a few paths available. Here is everything you need […]

Canada Flag Iconcanada pr

Changing Temporary Status to Canada PR: Eligibility

By Sierra AlongiSeptember 16, 2020
Permanent Residency

Have you been in Canada on a temporary status but interested in permanent residency in Canada? Whether your first step is a study permit or work permit, many individuals come to Canada with different goals as Canada has tons of opportunities to offer to newcomers. Usually, individuals on a temporary status are looking for Canada […]

Canada Flag IconStudent direct stream

Student Direct Stream (SDS): How and Who Can Apply

By Sierra AlongiSeptember 8, 2020
Study Permits

Are you thinking about studying in Canada? You may be able to get your student permit quicker through the Student Direct Stream (SDS)! Designed by the IRCC in 2018, the Student Direct Stream was created as an expedited study permit application for international students who are interested in studying in Canada for higher education. Because […]

maple leaf from the flag of Canada

Express Entry Draw September 2, 2020 #162 – CRS Score

By Ella BergquistSeptember 2, 2020
Permanent ResidencyExpress Entry Draws

Canada Express Entry Draw September 2, 2020 #162 The latest Express Entry Draw took place on September 2, 2020, which was the 162nd Express Entry Draw. The draw offered 4,200 ITA to those with a cut-off score of 475. This draw had no specific program target. This was the first draw conducted in September. Canada is […]

Canada Flag IconVisitor Visa to Work Visa

Apply for a Work Visa While Visiting Canada

By Ella BergquistSeptember 17, 2020
Working in CanadaVisitor Visas

Many people visit Canada and fall in love with its charm. There are many job opportunities that visitors come across and they may wonder, “Can I change my visitor visa to a work visa to stay in Canada longer?”. The answer used to be, “not really” but now there have been some changes that allow […]

Canada Flag IconLebanon Lebanese Canada

Canada Allows Lebanese to Immigrate After Tragedy in Beirut

By Ella BergquistAugust 24, 2020
ResourcesCountry

After the tragic explosion in Beirut Canada is offering special immigration for those that were affected. The Minister of Immigration and the Minister of Foreign Affairs issued a statement that indicates the efforts to assist those who were affected by the explosion in Beirut. Canada’s Assistance for Lebanese Canadians and Their Families There are several […]

Canada Flag Iconpaying fees

Canadian Government Promise to Waive Citizenship Fees

By Sierra AlongiAugust 25, 2020
Permanent ResidencyCanadian Citizenship

Unlike the US, where immigration fees are increasing, Canada is working on getting rid of Citizenship Fees entirely due to the financial crisis because of COVID-19. Numerous applicants seeking Canadian Citizenship have announced that covering this fee is very challenging at this time especially when spouses and/or dependents are involved. At this time, the processing […]

maple leaf from the flag of Canada

Express Entry Draw August 20, 2020 #161 – CRS Score

By Ella BergquistAugust 20, 2020
Permanent ResidencyExpress Entry Draws

Express Entry Draw August 20, 2020 #161 The invitation for Express Entry Draw took place on August 20, 2020, which was the 161st Express Entry Draw. The draw offered 3,300 ITA to those with a cut-off score of 454. This draw was specifically towards candidates who qualify for Canadian Experience Class (CEC) Candidates who have been invited […]

maple leaf from the flag of Canada

Express Entry Draw August 19, 2020 #160 – CRS Score

By Ella BergquistAugust 19, 2020
Permanent ResidencyExpress Entry Draws

Express Entry Draw August 19, 2020 #156 The latest round of invitation for Express Entry Draw took place on August 19, 2020, which was the 160th Express Entry Draw. The draw offered 600 ITA to those with a cut-off score of 771. This draw was specifically towards candidates who qualify for Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) Candidates who […]

Canada Flag Icon

Are Canada Spousal Sponsorship Processing Times Too Long?

By CaseyAugust 19, 2020
Family ImmigrationSpouse/Partner

Are Canadian spousal sponsorship applications taking too long to process? According to Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada, sponsoring a spouse can take up to 12 months under normal circumstances. In many cases, this is seen as too long to wait to be reunited with a spouse. Kimberly Johnson, a Toronto woman, stated she’s waited close […]

USA Flag IconCross the US Canada Border

How to Cross the US/Canada Border During COVID-19 Closure

By Ella BergquistSeptember 21, 2020
ResourcesResourcesPolicyPolicy

Canada and the US shut down their border March 21st only allowing trade, business, and temporary residents with valid visas to enter. The restriction to the border has been extended six times. The latest border closure has extended until October 21st, 2020. The border closure has definitely impacted both countries extensively but especially those who […]

1 2 3 55