Confusion around Second round of Express Entry Invitations

Apparently over the weekend (Feb 7th, 2015) , Citizenship and Immigration Canada Website announced that second round of invitations have been issued. They put up an announcement on their invitation website. According to them: Foreign nationals who, on February 7, 2015 at 11:59:59 UTC, have been assigned a total of 818 points or more under […]

CHANGES TO THE CANADIAN CITIZENSHIP ACT – Bill C-24

The Canadian Citizenship Act changed in 2014 due to Bill C-24 – Strengthening Canadian Citizenship Act. Here is the announcement. Below chart is listing those changes that took place as the result of this bill. THE CITIZENSHIP ACT CHANGES TO THE ACT Effective to Date The current residency requirements require you to be: Living in Canada for 3 […]

Do You need Job Offer to get into Express Entry Pool ?

A major question that is in people’s mind these days is “Do you need a valid job offer in order to get into Express Entry Pool” and the reason for this confusion is the fact that the first round of invitations sent out were for those candidates who had job offers. Simplest answer “NO you do […]

Express Entry: First Invitations To Apply For Canadian Immigration Issued

776 Invitations to apply for Canadian Immigration have been issued as first round of newly introduced Express Entry Process. Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) has conducted the first draw from the Express Entry pool. CIC had previously announced that the top ranked Express Entry candidates would be invited to apply for Canadian permanent residence as […]

Which countries were involved in war of 1812 ?

Here we will discuss which countries were involved in war of 1812. The war of 1812 was declared by United States of America against British Empire. Why this war was declared is a long debate for some other time but it is enough to say that Americas felt their honor was at stake. One of […]

Immigrants serving with Canadian Armed Forces

Do you know that As a result of 2014 changes to the Citizenship Act, if you are an immigrant or applying for immigration and have served in or with the Canadian Armed Forces, you might be able to apply through a  fast-track process. This application process can be used by anyone who: is or was […]

Newcomers Guide: Important Canadian Government Contacts

You are new in Canada and trying to find your way around here. There are many questions and unknowns. Who do you contact ? Where do you go ? TopTipsClub’s Settlement experts are preparing an online “Newcomers Handbook”. It will be loaded with useful information you will need in order to give yourself a good […]

Challenges faced by new Immigrants: Rebellious kids

Among all the challenges faced by New Immigrants and New Citizen, biggest one and most nerve racking is clashes with their kids. Yes unfortunately that is correct.   Families from different parts of world come to Canada and endure all the hardship and the reason is better life and opportunities for their kids. A study […]