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Visitor Visa Applications Suspended in Canada for 21 Days

By Sierra AlongiApril 20, 2020
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Due to Coronavirus/COVID-19, many Canadian immigration processes are changing rapidly to help reduce the spread of the virus. Announced on April 10th, 2020, the Canadian government decided to suspend the processing of non-essential visitor visa applications because of current travel restrictions. As of right now, this suspension of visitor visas will run for 21 days […]

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How Coronavirus is Affecting Canadian Immigration Processing Times

By Sierra AlongiApril 4, 2020
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To manage the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), officials have announced travel restrictions that will limit travel to Canada. These restrictions will affect immigration, refugees, citizenship and passport applications at this time and differentiate by the situation. The latest updates on Canadian immigration can also be found here Processing Times Like always, the processing […]

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How to Reapply for a Canadian Tourist Visa After Being Rejected

By Michael NirenFebruary 3, 2020
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Canadian tourist visas can be very difficult to get. If you apply for one, you could find that your application has been rejected. If this happens, what can you do? Reapplying after any Canadian visa denial is always an option. Don’t forget this option, even though being denied a Canadian visa can be very frustrating and upsetting. […]

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Can You Change a Tourist Visa to a Permanent Resident in Canada?

By MorganNovember 22, 2019
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If you are visiting Canada on a visitor visa it is very difficult to turn that visitor visa into permanent residency. In most cases, you would not be able to meet the requirements for permanent residency while in Canada on a visit. In cases where you are able to successfully turn a visitor visa into […]

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Collision Conference 2020

By MorganJune 4, 2019
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 What is Collision? Collision is a tech conference held in Toronto, Canada. It is the fastest- growing tech conference in North America and is now entering its fifth year. 25,000 attendees participated in the 2019 Collision conference held from May 20-23. This 2019 Collision was the first time that the conference had been held in […]

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Canada’s Border Control Kiosks Meets Biometric Requirements

By Ella BergquistMarch 6, 2019
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On March 4, 2019, Vancouver Internationa Airport’s (YVR) Innovated Travel Solutions (ITS) announced that their self-service border control solution, BorderXpress is the first in Canada to be updated to meet the Canadian government’s expanded biometric screening requirements. Back on July 31, 2018, Canada expanded its biometric requirements with their ultimate goal of making legitimate travel […]

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Settling in Canada: Things To Do After You Arrive

By Ella BergquistNovember 21, 2018
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What Immigrants Should Do Their First Week in Canada If you are planning on immigrating to Canada or if you just received your immigration visa acceptance, there are several things you should review before moving. Newcomers in Canada sometimes need help with settling into this new country. We have compiled several items that you should […]

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Vacation in Ontario: Cottages, Lakes, Romance, Family

By CaseyAugust 6, 2018
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When traveling to a new country, there are many questions that come to mind. If you aren’t prepared the correct way, you could run into some difficult situations. Here, we will discuss everything you need to know about visiting Ontario, Canada to ease your trip in order for you to have the best time! What […]

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Secrets to a Successful Canadian Visitor Visa Application 2020 (B1/B2 Visa)

By Michael NirenMay 3, 2020
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Receiving a Canadian Visitor Visa has been affected by the Coronavirus outbreak at this time, but you can start working on these steps now! To protect Canadians from the outbreak of COVID 19, the Prime Minister announced travel restrictions that will limit travel to Canada. Until further notice, most people cannot travel to Canada, even […]

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Canada Introduces New Travel Requirement for Visitors

By Michael NirenOctober 12, 2015
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The Government of Canada has introduced a new mandatory travel requirement for the majority of persons arriving in Canada by air. Applications are open now and beginning on March 15, 2016, visitors to Canada arriving by air (including those merely traveling through) will be required to have an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) from the Government […]

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4 Common Canadian Visitor Visa Mistakes and How to Fix Them

By Michael NirenDecember 19, 2019
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Do you need to apply for a Canadian Visitor Visa? Filling out your application form is a typically straightforward process, as long as you take your time and ensure you provide all the correct information. However, making errors on your application form is actually more common than you think, and could lead to your visa application being […]

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Canadian Work Permits for Entrepreneurs

By Michael NirenDecember 17, 2014
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There are plenty of exciting opportunities for foreign entrepreneurs to live and work in Canada, a country which values individuals with enthusiasm, innovative ideas and unique business experience in their chosen field. Entrepreneurs have a lot to offer Canada in terms of boosting economic growth and making the country a better, more inclusive place to […]