Canada Abroad

Express Entry Round #7 Throws a Curve Ball

On April 10th, 2015 Citizenship and Immigration Canada did their 7th draw under Express Entry and handed out 925 Invitations to Apply. For the third time in a row, Express Entry continued to select those without a job offer or a provincial nomination. The minimum score for selection in round 7 however increased for the first time […]

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Why are South Africans Choosing to Immigrate to Canada?

Canada Abroad Canadian Immigration Consulting conducted a survey of fifty-five South Africans who were thinking about emigrating from South Africa. They were asked why they would like to emigrate and which country they would like to immigrate to. The respondents were given a list of choices of why they would like to emigrate. They could […]

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Conflicting Information, Outrageous Quotes or Large Sums Requested Upfront?

With the May 1st fast opening of the Federal Skilled Worker and Trades Programs approaching many agencies are in full on advertising blitz mode. Many are eager to sign clients immediately and use high pressure techniques or are willing to say anything to get you to sign. We highly recommend you always get at least […]

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Canadian Federal Skilled Worker Program Re-Opening

Canadian Federal Skilled Worker Program Re-opening April 24, 2014 The popular Canadian Federal Skilled Worker Program will be re-opening as of May 1st, 2014. They will now be accepting applications under 50 different occupation codes, with a maximum of 25,000 applications being accepted, up from last years 5,000. There will now be a larger cap of […]

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Canadian Federal Skilled Trades Program Re-Opening

The popular Canadian Federal Skilled Trades Program will be re-opening as of May 1st, 2014. They will now be accepting applications under 90 different occupation codes, with a maximum of 5,000 applications being accepted. There will a cap of 100 application per occupation. The new occupation group list is as follows: Major Group 72: Industrial, electrical and […]

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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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