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Express Entry Draw August 8, 2018 #96 – Canadian Immigration

By Ella BergquistJuly 25, 2018
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The latest round of invitation for Express Entry Draw August took place on August 8th 2018 which was the 96th Express Entry draw. This was the 96th Express Entry Draw and the first draw of August 2018. This 96th draw gave 3,750 invitations to those with a CRS cut off score of 440 or higher.  We […]

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Express Entry Draw July 25, 2018 #95 – Canadian Immigration

By Ella BergquistJuly 25, 2018
Permanent ResidencyExpress Entry Draws

The latest round of invitation for Express Entry Draw July took place on July 25, 2018 which was the 95th Express Entry draw. This was the 95th Express Entry Draw and the second draw of July 2018. The 94th draw gave 3,750 invitations to those with a CRS score of 442 or higher.  The 95th Express […]

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Canada Increases Atlantic Immigration Pilot Application Approval 2018

By Ella BergquistJuly 23, 2018
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Canada has decided to increase the number of skilled working immigrants and their family members who can obtain permanent residence through the Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program by 500 more applicants. The total allowed immigrants who can be approved through this program is brought to 2,500. Ahmed Hussen, the Federal Immigration Minister, said that the program […]

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H-1B Visa’s Are Harder to Get, Canada Welcomes H-1B Seekers

By Ella BergquistJuly 18, 2018
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The H-1B visa program allows highly skilled workers from foreign countries (mostly from India and China) to live and work in the United States. This program has been a huge backdown for the thousands of US IT companies. For example, the booming tech industry in Silicon Valley rely on the H-1B program because more than […]

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Ontario for New Immigrants: Moving to Ontario

By CaseyDecember 15, 2019

What It’s Like to Live in Ontario for Newcomers Canada’s most popular destination for newcomers, Ontario is the country’s most populous province, home more than 13,650,000 people. It is also the second-largest province in the country by land area. The province is located in central Canada. Although it doesn’t have the luxury of being by a coastline, […]

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Should You Apply for an H-1B Visa or Canada Permanent Residency?

By Ella BergquistJuly 16, 2018
Permanent Residency

As America is cracking down on immigrants especially work visas, many are looking towards Canada as an alternative. The H-1B visa in the US is a work permit that allows the visa holder to legally work in the US. No other benefits apart from it being a family visa where you dependents can accompany you in […]

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Express Entry Draw July, 2018 #94 – Canadian Immigration

By Ella BergquistJuly 11, 2018
Permanent ResidencyExpress Entry Draws

The latest round of invitation for Express Entry Draw July took place on July 11, 2018 which will be the 94th Express Entry draw. This was the 94th Express Entry Draw and the first draw of July 2018. The #94 Express Entry Draw issued 3,750 invitations to people with a CRS score of 442 or higher. […]

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What It’s Like to Live in Saskatchewan as a Newcomer

By Rachel BarrickJuly 9, 2018
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Saskatchewan has been called the “land of the living skies” for its beautiful sunrises and colorful skies, and is known for its lakes and natural beauty. What you may not know, however, is what a diverse, lively, and unique place to live it really is. From a vibrant arts and culture scene, to its many provincial […]

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Changes to the Express Entry Application Deadline 2018

By CaseyJuly 3, 2018
Permanent ResidencyExpress Entry Draws

What has changed about the application deadline? On June 26, 2018 the IRCC made a decision to change the Express Entry permanent deadline application from 90 days to only 60 days. This means that candidates who receive an invitation to apply (ITA) for Canadian permanent residence after June 26, 2018 will only have 60 days to […]

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Top Questions and Answers About Canada Legalizing Weed

By Ella BergquistJune 29, 2018
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After October 17, 2018 Canada will be legalizing recreational marijuana use. The bill will allow Canadian provinces to control and regulate how marijuana can be grown, distributed and sold. Canada is the second country to legalize weed national wide, just behind Uruguay who legalized marijuana in 2017. Trudeau made legalizing cannabis part of his campaign platform […]

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Entering the US After Canada Legalized Cannabis

By Ella BergquistJune 29, 2018
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On October 17, 2018 Canada officially allowed recreational use of cannabis nation wide. Canada is only the second country in the world to legalize marijuana, just behind Uruguay who leagalized marijuana’s production, sale and consumption in Demeter 2013. Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, explained that the bill is focused on making marijuana harder for kids to get […]

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Alberta PNP 2020: Express Entry and Alberta Opportunity Streams

By Ella BergquistDecember 22, 2019
Permanent ResidencyPNP News and Updates

As of June 2018, the Canadian province of Alberta has made official two new streams as part of the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP). These are the Express Entry Stream, and the Alberta Opportunity Stream (AOS), each offering new opportunities for immigrants to get permanent residence. Note that the AOS replaces the Employer-Driven Stream and […]

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Alberta for New Immigrants: Moving to Alberta

By Rachel BarrickDecember 19, 2019

What It’s Like to Live in Alberta as a Newcomer The province of Alberta has a little bit of everything: from mountains and lakes, to arts and culture. The two largest cities in the province are Calgary and Edmonton, however Alberta is filled with smaller cities and towns each with something special to offer. Throughout […]

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Manitoba for Immigrants: Live Like a Local

By Rachel BarrickDecember 11, 2019

What It’s Like to Live in Manitoba as a Newcomer Located in the heart of Canada between Ontario and Saskatchewan, Manitoba is one of the three prairie provinces. The landscape of Manitoba varies from lakes and rivers, to mountains, forests, and prairies. It holds a great deal of protected wilderness with over 80 provincial parks, […]

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How to Get an ITA

By CaseyJune 19, 2018
Permanent Residency

Receiving an ITA plays a very vital role in the Express Entry process, and there are many questions one may have on the topic. If you are interested in becoming a permanent resident in Canada through ITA in Express Entry, read this information we have provided in order to guide you in the right direction. What is […]

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