Canada Abroad

Express Entry Draw for April 20th, 2016

On April 20th, 2016 Citizenship and Immigration Canada did their 9th draw of 2016 under Express Entry and handed out 1,018 Invitations to Apply to immigrate to Canada. The minimum score for this round was 468. This means that of those selected, the person with the lowest score did not have a job offer or a Provincial nomination. To date […]

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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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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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Warning – Potentially Unlicensed Company in Cape Town

This week we have received several calls about a company called “Migrate Worldwide” operating out of Cape Town, South Africa. The company advertises immigration assistance to several countries including Canada. Based on the information we received we investigated their claim that they work with authorized representatives via BDO Canada Immigration Services. We contacted BDO Canada Immigration […]

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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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Express Entry Draw Mid-Week for the First Time!

On September 8th, 2015 Citizenship and Immigration Canada did their 16th draw under Express Entry and handed out 1,517 Invitations to Apply to immigrate to Canada. This has been the first draw to occur mid week and not on a Friday. Many people have asked what they mean by “draw”. They simply use that term […]

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Will CIC Make Your Application the “Lowest Processing Priority”?

When submitting a Canadian Immigration application you may have various options on how to submit your application. For Visit, Work and Study permits you can apply online or through a Visa Application Centre. For Family Class applications you would submit your paper based application to the appropriate Centralized Intake Office in Canada and then they would […]

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Canada Abroad vs. Canada Aboard – Who is the real deal?

At first glance, you may not even notice the difference, but there is one. Canada Abroad is owned and operated by Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant, Deanne Acres. The company is based in South Africa and is fully registered in South Africa. We do not have registrations in any off shore countries of anywhere else. Deanne herself […]

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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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