Moving to Canada: 5 Jobs You Can Start Right Away

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Packing in your job and relocating to Canada can be a daunting experience, especially in terms of your finances. People often speak about that awkward phase between moving and landing a job in a new country. But what if I tell you there are a number of jobs you can start almost instantly when you land in Canada? Online jobs are perfect for those relocating because you can continue to work around your hectic lifestyle, and you can ...

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Ontario Reopens Express Entry Human Capital Priorities Stream

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Canada’s most popular destination province for new immigrants, Ontario, has reopened its Human Capital Priorities immigration stream as of February 21, 2017. This stream, part of the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP), is only used to select candidates who are already in the Express Entry system.

The stream was last open in early 2016, before the government of Ontario placed a temporary pause on several of its immigration streams, including the Human Capital Priorities Stream, on ...

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Express Entry Draw: Score Falls to New Record Low

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Another 3,611 candidates for immigration to Canada and their accompanying family members received an invitation to apply for permanent residence following the latest Express Entry draw which took place on February 22. The number of Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) points required in order for candidates to receive an Invitation to Apply for PR in the most recent Express Entry draw was 441. This is the lowest Express Entry score since the Express Entry system was introduced ...

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Breaking News! Huge Changes to Canada’s Express Entry System

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The Canadian Government have announced huge changes to the Express Entry system which are coming into effect on 19 November 2016.

Some of the key changes to the Express Entry system include reductions in the number of points available for arranged employment offers as well as the scenarios where a person may be awarded points for a valid job offer to include people working in Canada on IEC visas and significant benefit work permits who ...

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Canadian Immigration Update: Dependent Children Age Limit to be Raised to 22 in late 2017

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Amendments to the age at which a Dependent Child may emigrate to Canada.

Regulations Amending the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations (Age of Dependent Children)

Statutory authority

Immigration and Refugee Protection Act

Sponsoring department

Department of Citizenship and Immigration

REGULATORY IMPACT ANALYSIS STATEMENT

(This statement is not part of the Regulations.)

Issues

The Government of Canada has established as a priority for the immigration program the goal of family reunification, which is about ...

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Immigration Canada to Remove Conditional Permanent Residence in Spring 2017

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Immigration Canada to Remove Conditional Permanent Residence in sponsored spouse and partner cases starting spring 2017

There is a condition applicable to certain permanent residents that requires a sponsored spouse or partner to cohabit with their sponsor for two years following their arrival in Canada to maintain their permanent resident status. If the couple does not cohabit for the required two years, only the sponsored spouse or partner is at risk of losing their permanent ...

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Why Canada is the Latest Hot Spot for Startups

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When it comes to incubating startups, especially tech-focused companies, people often think of places like Silicon Valley in California. But to really dive in to the new world of startup-friendly geographic areas, people should turn their sights in a more northerly direction.

Canada, as it turns out, has gotten exceptionally good at assembling the right ingredients to encourage new businesses. It’s high on measures of economic freedom, and has been recognized as one of the top-ranking places ...

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Making the Most of Your Canadian Immigration Consultation

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Making the Most of Your Canadian Immigration Consultation

Important Factors When Seeking Canadian Immigration Advice

Choosing the right Canadian immigration law firm to represent you may turn out to be one of the most important decisions of your life. For this reason, we always recommend that our clients schedule a detailed personal or telephone consultation so that you can have direct access to a licensed Canadian immigration expert. You and ...

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Increasing the validity period of IEC work permits

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International Mobility Program: Canadian interests – Reciprocal employment – Increasing the validity period of work permits under the International Experience Canada Program

This section contains policy, procedures and guidance used by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada staff. It is posted on the Department’s website as a courtesy to stakeholders.

As a rule, no work permit extensions are authorized under the International Experience Canada (IEC) Program. However, there are instances where Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) may allow IEC clients to increase the validity period of ...

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Sterling Immigration Voted one of the Top 3 Canadian Immigration Firms

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Rated in the Top 3 Canadian Immigration Experts in Vancouver & Best in UK

Sterling Immigration was recently recognised as being in the top 3 Canadian immigration consulting firms in Vancouver, Canada for 2016.

The Georgia Straight, Canada’s largest urban weekly, voted Sterling Immigration as ...

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