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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 CaseyAugust 3, 2020
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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 7/30: The extension to Aug. 31 applies to foreign travelers entering Canada from outside the United States. Canada has a separate agreement for border crossings with the United States. […]

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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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Ripple effect of Trump Travel Bans on Canadian Immigration

By Ella BergquistFebruary 11, 2020
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On February 1, 2020, the United States announced that six more countries would be added to the existing travel bans. These countries are Nigeria, Myanmar, Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Sudan, Tanzania. This ban means that citizens of these nations will not be able to immigrate to the United States. The ban is set to go into effect […]

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Canadian Tech Industry Jobs 2020: Immigrate for Work

By Ella BergquistJanuary 23, 2020
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Canada’s tech sector is currently experiencing a boom. Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver are establishing themselves as leaders in technology like AI and clean tech. Canada has worked steadily to encourage tech talent. The Toronto/Kitchener/ Waterloo area is now known for its reputation in training young IT professionals. More US companies, like Google, Facebook and Amazon […]

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Should I Sign My Child’s Passport?

By CaseyJanuary 16, 2020
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Melissa Biggs from Kingston, Ontario is warning parents travelling with young children not to sign their child’s passport because it will result in the passport being invalid. Biggs signed her infant son’s passport at a U.S. airport in March last year, as she was told to do by the TSA agent in order to board […]

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Prince Harry and Meghan to Move to Canada?

By Ella BergquistJanuary 22, 2020
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On January 8, 2020, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex announced their plans to resign as senior members of the British Royal family. They plan on supporting the monarchy but will be stepping away from their public duties to focus on becoming financially independent. Presently, the couple has announced that they plan to split their […]

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