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ArriveCAN App for Arriving in Canada

By Ella BergquistNovember 11, 2020
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The Canadian government created an app to help provide mandatory travel information required for entering Canada. As of November 21, 2020 travellers to Canada will be able to submit their required information digitally through the ArriveCAN app. In efforts to reduce the spread of COVID-19 all travellers are required to provide contact adn quarantine information […]

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Will Canada Make it Easier for People from Hong Kong to Move to Canada?

By Ella BergquistNovember 16, 2020
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Many Hong Kongers are seeking refuge from the ongoing protests within their country. Several Canadian groups are urging the Canadian government to allow refugees to immigrate to Canada to help those stuck in Hong Kong. November 16 Update: On November 12, 2020, Minister Marco Mendicino announced new measures that will attract students and youth from […]

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Canada Allows Lebanese to Immigrate After Tragedy in Beirut

By Ella BergquistAugust 24, 2020
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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 […]

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

By Ella BergquistNovember 20, 2020
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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 December 21, 2020. The border closure has definitely impacted both countries extensively but especially those who […]

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For Newcomers: How to Find a Place to Live in Toronto

By Ella BergquistJuly 29, 2020
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Are you either looking to immigrate to Toronto or are new to Toronto and want to find a place to call home? Toronto has a reputation of having high rent prices but whether you’re looking for a luxury residence or somewhere to lay your head, there are many resources to help you find that place. […]

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Latest Updates on Coronavirus Impact on Canadian Immigration

By CaseyJanuary 13, 2021
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Note: This page is constantly being updated. Please visit regularly for the most recent information. Read about VisaPlace’s statement on operating during the Coronavirus pandemic. Update Jan 7th, 2020: All travelers flying to Canada ages 5 and older will have to test negative for COVID-19 before boarding a flight to enter the country. Update 7/30: […]

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Health Coverage Extension to Foreign Workers in Quebec Due to Coronavirus

By SierraMay 9, 2020
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As of April 29th, Quebec has granted temporary foreign workers whose permits are expiring and cannot be renewed due to processing delays health coverage extension during these unpredictable times. If you currently receiving health care coverage in Quebec and worried about Coronavirus affecting you this is great news! Individuals who have applied to extend their […]

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New Self-Isolation Plan for Those Returning to Canada

By CaseyApril 23, 2020
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Although Canada is still welcoming home travelers, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced a new national isolation plan that would take effect at midnight on Wednesday April 14th EST. This isolation plan will be required for all international travelers returning to Canada both through border crossings and airports due to the Coronavirus.  What Exactly Does This […]

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West Vancouver, British Columbia for Immigrants: Tips on Settling After Immigration

By SierraApril 2, 2020
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West Vancouver is mainly a residential district as many residents are retired, work at home, or take the short commute to downtown Vancouver. With a population of close to 43,000, West Vancouver is home to movie stars, professional athletes, old wealthy families and successful business people from around the world. It’s also home to splendid […]

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Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON: Tips on Settling After Immigration

By SierraMarch 19, 2020
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Being very important to Canada’s history, Niagara-on-the-Lake served as the first capital of the Province of Upper Canada. Today, as Niagara-on-the-Lake is titled one of the most beautiful towns in Canada, tourists are drawn to its quaint colonial-style buildings, wineries, and its proximity to Niagara Falls plus more makes this town an attractive town to settle. Where […]

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Oakville, Ontario for Immigrants: Tips on Settling After Immigration

By SierraMarch 19, 2020
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Oakville is part of the Greater Toronto Area, one of the most densely populated areas of Canada making it Ontario’s largest town. Because of Oakville’s size, the town has many activities, resources, and opportunities available for newcomers settling there.  Oakville is a lovely place with a small-town feel to it and has been rated as one […]

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Grimsby, Ontario for Immigrants: Tips on Settling After Immigration

By SierraMarch 19, 2020
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Grimsby, Ontario is a beautiful town nestled between the shores of Lake Ontario and the cliffs of the Niagara Escarpment. Homes on tree-lined streets with wonderful vistas of the surrounding vineyards make Grimsby a great destination to begin your journey exploring Niagara. The Town of Grimsby is committed to providing a high level of service to members of the […]

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