Canada Abroad

Nova Scotia Provincial Programs to Re-Open

The Nova Scotia Demand: Express Entry program will be re-opening in the coming weeks and will only be accepting 250 applications under Category B in the first round. The program will open and close throughout the year to ensure speedy processing of applications. Applications will now be submitted online only. The Program will be accepting […]

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Avoid Being Scammed When Emigrating From South Africa

I wish I were exaggerating when I say that the amount of people seeking to move to Canada from South African has sky rocketed this year, but it has. With this increased interest in immigration to Canada and several other countries, the amount of immigration scams occurring in South Africa has also increased. When looking to […]

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How to Avoid Employment Scams When Looking to Move to Canada, New Zealand or Australia

Lately there has been an increase in the amount of immigration scams relating specifically to working abroad. These scams target those looking to work and move to Canada, Australia and New Zealand and numerous other countries around the world. In order to protect yourself from these scams it is important to first know the basic requirements […]

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Express Entry Score Continues to Drop

On September 21st, 2016 Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada did their 20th draw of 2016 under Express Entry and handed out 1,288 Invitations to Apply to immigrate to Canada. The minimum score for this round was 483. This is the lowest score selected since July 13th, 2016. It is is expected that the score will remain high […]

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Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) Coming Into Effect

Effective November 10th, 2016, certain travellers will need an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) to enter Canada. The eTA would need to be applied for before boarding your flight to Canada. You can apply online at a fee of $7 Canadian per eTA. You will need access to your passport, a credit card (Visa and Mastercard only), an […]

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Express Entry Draw for September 7th, 2016

On September 7th, 2016 Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada did their 19th draw of 2016 under Express Entry and handed out 1,000 Invitations to Apply to immigrate to Canada. The minimum score for this round was 491. It is is expected that the score will remain high until October of 2016, at which time they are expected […]

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Saskatchewan Provincial Nominee Program Closes

Saskatchewan Provincial Nominee Program Closes in less then 48 Hours On August 30th, 2016,  the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program announced on their website that they have re-opened the Occupations in Demand Sub – Category. The program is now closed again. This Provincial Program is for those who are already in the Express Entry Pool and meet the […]

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Express Entry Draw for August 24th, 2016

On August 24th, 2016 Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada did their 18th draw of 2016 under Express Entry and handed out 750 Invitations to Apply to immigrate to Canada. The minimum score for this round was 538. It is is expected that the score will remain high until October of 2016, at which time they are expected […]

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Express Entry Sub-Category for Saskatchewan Closes after 24 Hours

On July 21st, 2016,  the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program announced on their website that they had re-opened the International Skilled Worker – Saskatchewan Express Entry category. On July 22nd, 2016, the program had closed again to all applications. The International Skilled Worker – Occupations In-Demand sub-category also remains closed at this time. This Provincial Program is for those who […]

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Express Entry Scores to Drop in 2016

Immigrating to Canada With Express Entry Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (formerly know as Citizenship and Immigration Canada) has been giving presentations recently to potential immigrants regarding the Express Entry System. One of these presentations was taped by a member of the audience and can be viewed at the link below. Recently, at a Newcomers […]

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