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 […]
Today we are sitting at -4 C in Toronto, Ontario. With strong windchill, it feels like -11 C. For new immigrants especially those who are coming from warmer side of the globe, this is a icy shock. It gets worse though, temperature can to -30 C at times. Then there are wind chills and ice storms. […]
It’s thanks to a little bear from Canada called Winnipeg that A.A. Milne invented Winnie-the-Pooh for his son Christopher. A bear cub named Winnipeg was exported from Canada to the London Zoo in 1915. A little boy named Christopher Robin Milne loved to visit Winnipeg (or Winnie for short) and his love for the bear […]
Do you know where did the name “Canada” came from ? First recorded appearance of the word “Canada” on maps is in 1566 but it was first used in 1535 by early explorer Jacques Cartier in his records. A very interesting story, Canada basically got its name by mistake. When Jaques Cartier, a French explorer, […]
As of October 2014, one of the Profession “computer programmers and interactive media developers (NOC 2174)” has reached its maximum allowed application limit for the program. No more applications will be selected. Are you one of the effected individual ? What can you do ? There is still hope for you. Here are some of […]
In the 1920s, some believed that the British West Indies (British islands in the Caribbean Sea) should become part of Canada. Today, they are not a part of Canada, though Canada and Commonwealth Caribbean countries and territories enjoy close ties today.
This is one of the questions where most of the people giving tests have some misunderstanding. Answer is just under 200 years. Click to enlarge Here is the history in more details. The Hudson’s Bay Company (which is currently known as “The Bay”) is one of the oldest corporation in Canada and Americas. In […]
According to official statement by Canadian Immigration and Citizenship the processing time from receipt of application to final decision for 80% of cases processed between July 1, 2013 and June 30, 2014 are: Routine Application: 24 Months Non-Routine Application: 35 Months You know you can always check “Status of you application”, 24 hrs a day, 7 days a […]