Finally the wait is over on Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA)… The date for the implementing Canada’s new pre-screening system for visa-exempt visitors has been announced. Starting September 29, 2016, travelers to Canada from certain countries must have an electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) before they enter Canada even if they are flying through. Exceptions include U.S. […]
Canada saw Highest Job Growth in British Columbia these past years. More and more immigrants and Investors are settling in B.C.
British Columbia is the western-most province in Canada, bordering the Pacific Ocean. Internationally known for its stunning natural beauty (there are six national parks), British Columbia is home to more than 4.6 million people. While most of these residents live in the Lower Mainland area, British Columbia’s land area is the size of France, Germany and the Netherlands combined.
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In a move that is likely to be of great benefit to immigrants to Canada who ultimately wish to obtain Canadian citizenship, the Liberal government of Canada has proposed a range of sweeping amendments to the Citizenship Act.
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I have been approached by many people in past few days about this question “What do you call representative of the Queen in the Provinces/Federal/Territories ” ? They are three separate questions with three separate answers. Do not mix them up. Here I am going to explain the structure of Monarchy in simplest way for everyone […]
Winnie the Pooh has Canadian and World War I Link. So remember our post about Winnie the pooh where I mentioned how it has Canadian Links well now here is a strange twist. The real bear who was donated to London zoo actually was donated by a World War I Soldier “Harry Colebourn”. He originally […]
Saskatchewan Express Entry Reaches Cap in Four Days of its re-launch. The SINP had announced the “reopening” of this Provincial Nominee Program stream on November 2 where 500 more spaces were allocated. This sub-category first opened in June, 2015, but it capped out very quickly. That launch added 775 additional immigrant nominees to the SINP […]
CIC updates Canadian Oath Ceremony of Citizenship rules to allow for religious accommodation following a recent court ruling about dress code during the oath. Read about the Court ruling and proceeding here. The update states: Following the recent decision of the Federal Court of Appeal in Minister of Citizenship and Immigration Canada v. Ishaq, operational […]
The much anticipated Quebec Skilled Worker Program is now set to open on November 4, 2015. This means that officials will start accepting postal applications starting November 4, 2015. The government has set the upper cap at 6300 during the 2015-2016 period. The most recent QSWP application cycle in 2014 with an intake of 6,500 […]
The 19th Express Entry Draw was announced on October 23, 2015 and there was a spike in CRS. Canadian Citizenship and Immigration issued 1,502 invitation to Candidates offering them opportunity to Apply for Canadian Permanent Residence. The lowest number of CRS was 489. This Draw saw a spike in CRS after 9 Draws. Last two […]
So in a turnkey historical race, Justin Trudeau beats Stephen Harper. In last election held in 2011, Liberal had lost miserably. They were not even able to win enough seats to make official opposition. NDP beat them to it. One wonders if influence of Jack Layton and leadership of Liberal played a role in it. […]