Canada Abroad

How Can You Immigrate to Canada?

Many individuals think that it is impossible to immigrate to Canada or that it is too expensive or time consuming. The truth is it is cheaper to immigrate to Canada than other countries such as Australia, and with the new Express Entry system applications can be fully completed in as little as eight months. In order […]

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Express Entry Continues to Invite Those Without Job Offers

On March 27th, 2015 Citizenship and Immigration Canada did their 6th draw under Express Entry. It was the biggest draw to date, with 1637 invitations given. While that was a key difference in this round, the most important difference was the score used for selection. For the second time in a seven day period, Express Entry […]

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What is Canada Looking for in an Immigrant?

With the launch of Express entry on January 1st this year a lot of people were under the impression that anyone could submit an application under the new system in order to be considered for Canadian Permanent Residency.

Unfortunately that is not the case. […]

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Express Entry Selects Those Without Job Offers or Provincial Nominations

On March 20th, 2015 Citizenship and Immigration Canada did their 5th draw under Express Entry. It was the biggest draw to date, with 1620 invitations given. While that was a key difference in this round, the most important difference was the score used for selection. For the first time since Express Entry opened those without […]

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Is Immigration for Every South African?

With all of the current events going on in South Africa at the moment it seems like more and more people are talking about leaving for a new country and new opportunities. But why are people leaving? Most people say it is the crime, providing better opportunities for their children, having steady power or earning […]

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Starting a Business in Canada

Canada has several options available for those looking at starting a business in Canada or expanding an existing business into Canada. If you are looking to start a business in Canada and can get a Designated Organization approved by Citizenship and Immigration Canada to back your business plan you can apply for a Start Up […]

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Fraud Alert – Company With Similar Name

In honour of Fraud Prevention Month, we would like to clarify a very important point at this time as a lot of consumers are getting confused and are contacting us with complaints. Our name is Canada Abroad. Our Regulated Canadian Immigration Practitioner is Deanne Acres. We are in no way affiliated with Canada Aboard. While […]

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What is a Super Visa?

What is a Canadian Super Visa? It may have a slightly unusual name for a travel document but the visa is a step up from a normal visit visa. The Super Visa was introduced around the time Citizenship and Immigration Canada stopped accepting sponsorship applications for parents and grandparents to Canada. The visa was created […]

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Canadian Federal Skilled Worker Caps

Below is the most recent update on the number of Canadian Federal Skilled Worker Applications that have been accepted for far for the 2014/2015 program: 0013 Senior managers – financial, communications and other business services = 3 0015 Senior managers – trade, broadcasting and other services, n.e.c. = 0 0111 Financial managers = 19 0112 […]

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Canadian Immigration Advise – Fact of Fiction?

With so many Canadian Immigration Consultants and Lawyers out there, how do you know that the information you are being given is correct? Some individuals approach one company and are told one thing and then they approach another company and are given a completely different response. How can this happen many people ask? The short […]

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