Canada Abroad

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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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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Canada’s Immigrant Investor Venture Capital Class Opened May 25th

Citizenship and Immigration Canada has announced their Immigrant Investor Venture Capital Class will open for applications on May 25th, 2015. Under the new processes, they will only be accepting 60 complete applications before December 30, 2015. Foreign Nationals who meet the following requirements are eligible to apply: They intend to reside in any province other […]

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Canada Implements New Electronic Travel Authorization Requirement

Effective March 15, 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), […]

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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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How Can You Immigrate to Canada?

Many individuals think that it is impossible to immigrate to Canada or that it is too expensive or time consuming. The truth is it is cheaper to immigrate to Canada than other countries such as Australia, and with the new Express Entry system applications can be fully completed in as little as eight months. In order […]

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Express Entry Continues to Invite Those Without Job Offers

On March 27th, 2015 Citizenship and Immigration Canada did their 6th draw under Express Entry. It was the biggest draw to date, with 1637 invitations given. While that was a key difference in this round, the most important difference was the score used for selection. For the second time in a seven day period, Express Entry […]

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What is Canada Looking for in an Immigrant?

With the launch of Express entry on January 1st this year a lot of people were under the impression that anyone could submit an application under the new system in order to be considered for Canadian Permanent Residency.

Unfortunately that is not the case. […]

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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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