Canada Abroad

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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What is an “Entry-to-Practice Professional Degree” Under Express Entry?

One of the hottest topics lately for those looking to immigrate to Canada under the Express Entry Program is the topic of what Citizenship and Immigration Canada means by “professional degree needed to practise in a licensed profession”. Many immigration companies out there are giving individuals looking to immigrate to Canada false information in regards […]

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Canada Aboard – Why are They Hiding Their Representative?

Recently we have been receiving numerous complaints about Canada Aboard from individuals in South Africa after they read our News24 article on how to avoid immigration scams. Also, obviously the names are similar so some people tend to confuse us, please do not make that mistake. Below is one such communication that a woman had […]

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Do I Need a Job to Immigrate to Canada?

The most common question we get asked on a daily basis is “Do I need a job offer to Immigrate to Canada?”  The short answer is no; jobs are not actually a mandatory requirement for all immigration programs.   Here is a very simplified breakdown for the most commonly used program – the Federal Skilled Worker Program: […]

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Express Entry Score Hits New Low

On July 17th, 2015 Citizenship and Immigration Canada did their 13th draw under Express Entry and handed out 1,516 Invitations to Apply. Many people have asked what they mean by “draw”. They simply use that term for when they select individuals from the Express Entry Pool based on their Comprehensive Ranking System Score. You can read […]

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Ontario Express Entry Programs Open!

Ontario has announced two separate streams for those already in the Express Entry Pool. The first being the Opportunities Ontario: Human Capital Priorities Stream and the second being the Ontario Express Entry: French-Speaking Skilled Worker Stream. Ontario will be allowed to issue 2,700 nominations to those already in Express Entry. Candidates will be selected based […]

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Express Entry Draw #9 Results Are In

On May 22nd, 2015 Citizenship and Immigration Canada did their 9th draw under Express Entry and handed out 1,361 Invitations to Apply. Many people have asked what they mean by “draw”. They simply use that term for when they select individuals from the Express Entry Pool based on their Comprehensive Ranking System Score. You can read […]

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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 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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