Commonwealth Freedom of Movement Organization launches petition for free movement between Canada, UK, Australia and New Zealand

The Commonwealth Freedom of Movement Organization wants to see free movement policies between Canada, the U.K., Australia and New Zealand. (Commonwealth Freedom of Movement Organization). Commonwealth Freedom of Movement Organization have launched a petition in early March and according to their website, one week after its launch it has already collected 24,500 signatures. The link […]

Bribery allegations cost Brother-in-law of Tunisia’s ex-president Canadian refugee status

Bribery allegations cost Brother-in-law of Tunisia’s ex-president Canadian refugee status. Here is the picture of him. This is a great example of how serious Canadian government is when they say “Canadian Citizenship is privilege not a right” about that The Immigration and Refugee Board said it rejected Belhassen Trabelsi’s application after looking at very pressing […]

19 Things You Might Not Know Were Invented in Canada

Although good people of Canada are considered to be quiet, shy and well mannered neighbor of very vocal America but we have a brain of our own. Yes Sir! We are quiet and well mannered but not backward in any way! Beleive it or not but we Canadians are responsible for many of popular things […]

Canada Demographics – Accurate ?

Canada Demographics Do not forget to check out my Fun Facts about Canadian Provinces. This is a picture I found a while ago.A funny but accurate representation of the Land, weather and people in each and every province and territory. This is my casual take on it. How accurate do you think this infographic is? […]

Little known Facts about Temporary Foreign Worker Program

Temporary Foreign Worker Program or TFWP lets a non-Canadian to work in Canada legally in various profession from care-giver, Agriculture to Information Technology. According to figures release in 2013, total number of Foreign Workers in Canada’s Workforce were 137,533 (Labour Market Impact Assessment(Formerly LMO) Exempt) 221,273 (Labour Market Impact Assessment (Formerly LMO) Required) Main source […]

China to provide 10-year Multiple Entry Visa to Canadians

China finally agrees to provide 10-year Multiple Entry Visa to Canadians It had been a long time debate among Canadian Business Community who are doing major business with China based Companies. According to Trade Minister Ed Fast The change will “reduce costs, cut red tape” and make life easier for Canadian companies. Needless to say […]

4th Express Entry Draw: No of Invitations increased & points lowered

On the evening of February 27, Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) distributed 1,187 invites to apply for Canadian permanent residence to individuals in the Express Entry pool with 735 or more Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) points. The third draw which was just a week earlier on Feb 20 invited 849 individuals with lowest CRS point […]

Canadian Immigration delays leave thousands of couples in limbo

Canadian Immigration delays leave thousands of couples in limbo. A documentary on troubles faced by spouses who are not Canadians. How hard it is for them and their personal life. Listen to the episode that is already uploaded on CBC website. (Image source: CBC) Excerpt from the website. “You have all these people in Canada […]

Putting Canadians First and Workers from Developing Countries Last

A very thought provoking article raising many questions. What is government of Canada doing with Temporary Foreign Worker Program and how it is effecting Canadians at large. Some Excerpt from the article. To read full article, click at the link below. In 2014, after the media exposure of several cases of Canadian workers affected by […]

Important Information about tax filing in Canada for 2014

Here is some Important Information about tax filing in Canada for 2014. Generally, your return for 2014 has to be filed on or before April 30, 2015. If you or your spouse/common-law partner carried on a business in 2014, the deadline to file your 2014 income tax and benefit return is midnight on June 15, […]