Canada Abroad

Settlement Funds Update for 2016

If you are applying as a Skilled Immigrant to Canada under the Express Entry System, and are required to show settlement funds, the required amount of settlement funds have now increased from 2015 to the amounts listed below as updated on the Immigration, Refugee and Citizenship Canada website: Number of Family Members Funds Required (in Canadian […]

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Your Simplified Guide to Express Entry

After twelve months of the Express Entry system, many are still unable to figure out the full process, documents required, eligibility criteria and how a Provincial Nomination works. We have therefore put together this simplified guide to Express Entry to assist those still struggling to understand how the program works and if they qualify. We have […]

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Nova Scotia PNP Update – Program on Hold

As of December 17th, 2015 at 4:30 PM local time, Nova Scotia has put a temporary halt on the acceptance of new applications under the Nova Scotia Demand: Express Entry program. This is to allow their office to process their current backlog. Applications are currently taking 9 months to process. They will lift the halt […]

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Express Entry Draw # 22

On December 4th, 2015 Citizenship and Immigration Canada did their 22nd draw under Express Entry and handed out 1,451 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 System […]

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Express Entry Facts and Figures

You may be in the Express Entry Pool, but do you know all of the facts about those in the Pool with you? CIC has released valuable information about those in the Express Entry Pool as of July, 2015. At that time there were only 41,218 active applicants in the Pool for consideration. This was […]

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What to Expect From Express Entry in 2016

With the end of the year fast approaching many applicant in the Express Entry Pool are starting to panic based on the latest Express Entry Draw. Luckily, there has been some positive feedback from CIC recently that re-iterates that there are positive changes to come in 2016 for those in the Express Entry Pool. As […]

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Improve your Express Entry Score with a Nomination from Nova Scotia

Are you in the Express Entry Pool and looking to improve your Comprehensive Ranking System Score? Then applying for a Provincial Nomination from Nova Scotia could be an option for you! Nova Scotia offers several different programs depending on your background and skills. There is an option for those with a job offer from an […]

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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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