Canada Abroad

Express Entry Draw #20

On November 13th, 2015 Citizenship and Immigration Canada did their 20th draw under Express Entry and handed out 1,506 Invitations to Apply to immigrate to Canada. Many people have asked what they mean by “draw”. They simply use that term for when they select individuals from the Express Entry Pool based on their Comprehensive Ranking […]

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Opening a Business in Canada as a Permanent Resident

For those looking to immigrating to Canada there are various business options available depending on the type of business you would like to open and the amount of money you have to invest in a business. For some who are looking to move to Canada, the entrepreneurial programs are not an options for various reasons […]

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Warning – Unauthorized Company in Gauteng

This week we have received several calls about Trans Global Migration operating out of Rivonia, South Africa. The company’s website states they do immigration applications to Canada. They do not advertise that they work with any authorized representatives of any kind. When asked who their representative was and they stated telephonically that “they do not use a […]

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How to Immigrate to Canada as a Tradesperson

When looking to immigrate to Canada as a Tradesperson you need to ensure that you will be able to meet all of the requirements of the Federal Skilled Trades program.   The main requirements to immigrate to Canada as a member of the Federal Skilled Trades Program are as follows: At least two years of […]

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Saskatchewan Program Closes After 1 Week

Last week Saskatchewan announced they had opened an additional 1,000 spots under the International Skilled Workers – Occupations In-Demand Program. Those 1,000 spots have now been filled and the program has closed once again. The only remaining open program for international workers for Saskatchewan is the International Skilled Workers – Employment Offer sub category. There are currently 3,849 […]

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Immigrating to Canada with Pets

When looking at the topic of immigration to Canada many peoples’ main concern is whether or not they can bring their pets along with them. For many people, pets are a member of the family and the idea of having to move to Canada without them is unbearable. Luckily Canada is pet friendly and you […]

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Saskatchewan Accepting 1,000 More Applications Under Occupations In-Demand Sub-Category

Saskatchewan has re-opened their International Skilled Worker – Occupations In-Demand Sub-Category to accept an additional 1,000 applications. The requirements of this program are as follows: You must score a minimum of 60 points out of 100 on the point assessment grid. You must have a minimum language score of  a CLB 4 You must have completed post-secondary […]

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What is an “Entry-to-Practice Professional Degree” Under Express Entry?

One of the hottest topics lately for those looking to immigrate to Canada under the Express Entry Program is the topic of what Citizenship and Immigration Canada means by “professional degree needed to practise in a licensed profession”. Many immigration companies out there are giving individuals looking to immigrate to Canada false information in regards […]

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Immigrating to Canada With a Criminal Record

When looking into immigration to Canada it is important to ensure you not only meet all of the requirements of the Immigration program you wish to apply for, but also that you meet all of the entry requirements of Canada itself. When seeking to immigrate to Canada you need to ensure that you are not […]

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Express Entry Draw #17 – Lowest Score to Date!

On September 18th, 2015 Citizenship and Immigration Canada did their 17th draw under Express Entry and handed out 1,545 Invitations to Apply to immigrate to Canada. This has been the lowest score selected this year which is great news as the score continues to move down. Many people have asked what they mean by “draw”. […]

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