Canada Abroad

Entrepreneur to be Selected in Ontario for the First Time

The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program has launched its online system for those wanting to lodge an Expression of Interest (EOI) for the Ontario Entrepreneur Stream. Ontario announced their Entrepreneurial Stream late last year but have not yet selected any applicants to date. Ontario has announced it will be doing its first draw of Entrepreneurs based on […]

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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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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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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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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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New Immigration Scam Warning – Work Permit

We just received a new Canadian immigration scam . This one again is directed to those seeking to obtain a work permit in Canada. The company name being used this time is Titan Diamond Drilling Ltd Canada. The e-mail you will receive from them is below. The e-mail address is steven@titandiamonddrilling.890m.com. The tip off here […]

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Do I Need a Job to Immigrate to Canada?

The most common question we get asked on a daily basis is “Do I need a job offer to Immigrate to Canada?”  The short answer is no; jobs are not actually a mandatory requirement for all immigration programs.   Here is a very simplified breakdown for the most commonly used program – the Federal Skilled Worker Program: […]

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Express Entry Draw # 11

On June 26th, 2015 Citizenship and Immigration Canada did their 11th draw under Express Entry and handed out 1,575 Invitations to Apply. 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 Score. You can […]

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Family Sponsorship – Who Can Apply?

One of the questions we have been asked most frequently is “Can my family in Canada sponsor me and my family for immigration?”. Depending on your relationship you can be sponsored under the Family Class. In order to be eligible you need to have a Canadian sponsor living in Canada who is at least 18 […]

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Educational Credential Assessments – What Can be Evaluated?

When immigrating to Canada from South Africa under the Express Entry System, you can earn points for your highest level of completed education. In order to do so you need to obtain an Educational Credential Assessment (ECA). Where most people get confused is in assessing whether their qualification type is one that can actually be […]

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