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A blog dedicated to Working Holidaymakers and people willing to immigrate



First Canadian Entrepreneur Start-up Visas Approved

This is the first visa program of that type in the world and the Canadian Government strongly encourages all provinces to support any young entrepreneurs wanting to set up a business in the country. Foreign entrepreneurs willing to grasp this opportunity need to meet certain criteria: secure significant investment from one of the designated ‘angel’ […]

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Canadian Immigrants Deemed One of the Most Successful in the World.

This is because the Canadian immigration program is designed to allow all new-comers settle down smoothly and quickly. The most successful newcomers usually come in Canada through the Skilled Worker and Provincial nominee programs. Both programs assess applicant’s work experience, qualifications, language skills and adaptability, to ensure overseas migrants are successful on the Canadian labour […]

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New law could create second class Canadian citizenship

The Canadian opposition has complained that if the new citizenship passes through the parliament and becomes a law, new Canadian citizenships might have lesser rights than those that are born Canadians. One of the changes would allow Canadian government to revoke the passport of the new Canadian citizens under certain circumstances. This could happen if […]

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More foreigners visit Canada on a Working Holiday Visa

There is a sharp rise in the number of foreigners that are visiting Canada under the Working Holiday Visa program. The government agency Citizenship and Immigration Canada expects more than 20 000 young people during the coming summer. International Experience Canada which is the other name of the Canadian Working Holiday Visa allows young people […]

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More foreigners obtain Canadian Working Holiday Visa

There is a sharp rise in the number of foreigners that are visiting Canada under the Working Holiday Visa program. The government agency Citizenship and Immigration Canada expects more than 20 000 young people during the coming summer. International Experience Canada which is the other name of the Canadian Working Holiday Visa allows young people […]

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Canadian Academic proposes reform in the country’s immigration rules

Professor David Green of the University of British Columbia has called for an end of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP). He proposed that more permanent residences should be given to international workers instead. According to Green there are significant disadvantages that employees have the right to work only with one employer because in this […]

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Canada will plans an immigration reform

On 18 March the Immigration Minister of Canada, Chris Alexander met with the immigration ministers of the Canadian provinces in order to discuss the ongoing immigration reform in the country. The have reiterated their commitment to actively seek skilled foreign immigrants, who have qualifications that are needed by the Canadian business. They intend to raise […]

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Canadian Visa questions from our customer services assistants

19:16:21  Shane: Hello 19:16:21  Kenn: Welcome to the visa first live chat! How can I help you today? 19:16:54  Shane: I am currently debating getting a work visa for Australia for late next year 19:17:10  Kenn: Great 19:17:23  Kenn: Do you hold Canadian passport, Shane? 19:17:23  Shane: I was just wonder what are the requrements and how long it takes to process the application and get the […]

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Canada wants to attract more immigrants

The Canadian Government wants to attract a lot of new skilled workers such as plumbers, pipefitters, electricians and others from the U.S. and elsewhere. For this purposes, there is a new type of visa which began in January and whose aim is to address current labour shortages that exist on the local market by easing […]

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