Canada Abroad

Your quick guide to the best food in Canada

This is your guide to tasting the flavours of Canada…in a nutshell Eating your way around a country can be one of the more creative and exciting ways to explore. When you immigrate to Canada, trying out the local cuisine can help to make you feel more at home. Food transcends many barriers, and Canadians […]

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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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How to Immigrate to Canada as a Tradesperson

When looking to immigrate to Canada as a Tradesperson you need to ensure that you will be able to meet all of the requirements of the Federal Skilled Trades program.   The main requirements to immigrate to Canada as a member of the Federal Skilled Trades Program are as follows: At least two years of […]

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Will Canada Reach Their Quota for 2015?

Each year Canada releases their immigration plan outlining the amount of immigrants they will be welcoming for the upcoming year in each category. The immigration plan and levels are based on the Canadian government’s plan for economic growth and is put in place to address labour and skills shortages. The plan is also put in […]

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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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Get to Know Canada Abroad

There’s an Immigration Consultant from Canada Abroad living in Gauteng Canada Abroad is a Canadian Immigration Consulting Company based in Johannesburg, South Africa. Please do not confuse us with another company who has almost copied our name and operates out of Canada. We have no relations or affiliation with them. We have the only Regulated Canadian […]

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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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Updated Federal Skilled Worker Caps

Citizenship and Immigration Canada has officially released updated numbers on the amount of applications which have been received successfully under the Federal Skilled Worker Program. To date only 157 out of the possible 25,000 eligible spots have been filled. So far the most popular occupation code by far is 1112- Financial and Investment Analysts. The […]

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Canadian Immigration in South Africa

Canada Abroad is pleased to announce their new South African Agents based in Randburg, South Africa. Global Corporate Solutions, First Step Immigration and Visas Services and Mathomo Immigration are now legally recognized as agents of Deanne Acres, Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant (RCIC) and member in good standing with the Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council […]

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Buyer Beware of Global Immigration Scams

Are you interested in immigrating to Canada? Have you contacted an immigration company that tells you they can guarantee you a job in Canada and will assist with finding one for you and doing all of your necessary paper work? If so, are they demanding that pay a large sum of money upfront (R 30,000)? […]

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