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, […]

Things you can do in Vancouver, BC in a Day

Vancouver ….. beautiful city of British Columbia. Its easy accessibility to water and its milder temperature has no doubt added to its attractive green landscape. There are many things you can do in Vancouver. I was planning a week trip to the place and in my search I cam across this blog by an avid […]

New law to let Canadian officials share immigrants’ personal info

This Past Friday (Feb 27, 2015) government of Canada has announced a plan as part of its effort to strengthen National Security and to crack down on Immigration Fraud. Under those proposed changes, Canada Immigration and Citizenship Agency will be able to share personal information to and from other Government agencies like immigration and border […]

Happy International Women Day 2015!

Happy International Women Day! Settling down in a new country is always hard and it is the women of the house who makes it seem smooth. Can’t stress enough the importance of Women. We would all be lost without them. They are strong, they are brave, they give you courage, they give you love, they […]