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Canadian Experience Class Questions and Answers

Canadian Experience Class Questions and Answers

Q&A – Canadian Experience Class (CEC)

In this article, I will address a few detailed questions and answers for the Canadian Experience Class program which include pertinent information to consider when applying for this program. The Canadian Experience Class program was intended for foreign national workers who have work experience within Canada and have gained skills that will help them obtain employment and will ultimately lead to permanent residency in Canada. If you a skilled foreign national worker and would like to apply for the Canadian Experience Class program, I suggest you watch our video on “The Basics of Canadian Experience Class” before reading this question and answer article. The intention of this article is meant to clarify any misunderstanding or confusion with regards to the Canadian Experience Class program.

Q: What exactly is the Canadian Experience Class?

A: The Canadian Experience Class is a category of the Economic class of Canadian immigration. In this category, skilled foreign national workers that are currently working in Canada temporarily may qualify and apply for permanent residency in Canada.

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Family Class Eligibility Requirements

Family Class Eligibility Requirements

Eligibility Requirements for Family Class Sponsorship

The Canadian government highly regards family reunification and thus has created the family class sponsorship to assist family members to reunite with their loved ones. There are many sponsors in Canada that have family members around the world and they would love the opportunity to bring them to Canada to live permanently. However, before doing so, the sponsor must ensure that they meet the eligibility requirements in order to sponsor them to Canada; and, vice versa for the applicant. Therefore, in this article, I will address the eligibility requirements for specific sponsorship categories in the family class immigration category.

Spouse / Common-Law / Conjugal Sponsorship

Under the spousal sponsorship category, technically, there are three different distinctions between the relationships. A sponsor can either sponsor their spouse, common-law partner or conjugal partner. Furthermore, there are eligibility requirements that are specific to each of these types of spousal sponsorships. The eligibility requirements will be listed below:

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FAQs for Business Immigration in Canada

FAQs for Business Immigration in Canada

FAQ – Business Immigration in Canada

In this article, I will address a few popular questions and answers with regards to business immigration in Canada and some important information to consider when applying for any business immigration program. The Canadian Business Immigration Class is intended for foreign nationals with business or managerial experience as well as a high net-worth. Specifically, there are three different categories that fall under this class; they are the Investor category, the Entrepreneur category, and Self-Employed persons. If you are a skilled foreign national with the above qualifications and would like to apply under a Business Immigration Class category, I suggest you read our article on “Canadian Business Immigration” before reading this question and answer article. The intention of this article is meant to clarify any misunderstanding or confusion with regards to business immigration in Canada.

Q: What type of documentation should I submit if I am applying under the Canadian Business Immigration Class?

A: This is a very important question to ask before applying for any Business Immigration Class application. It is essential to the success of the application for you to provide the necessary documents to Immigration Canada. For instance, when applying for any immigration application, you must diligently complete all forms in full. If you don’t, Immigration can return or refuse your application. Additionally, you will need to provide identity documents, such as your passport or birth certificate. If you’re married, you will have to provide your marriage certificate as well. Furthermore, you will need to submit education documentation as well as documents proving your business and/or managerial experience. For instance, your business registration, your resume to show your past experience, etc. Lastly, you will also have to show any evidence of your net worth.

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Express Entry Profile Questions and Answers

Express Entry Profile Questions and Answers

Questions and Answers for Express Entry Profile

In this article, I will address detailed questions and answers for Express Entry profiles that many foreign nationals create and have many questions about. This article is created in order for you to further understand how the Express Entry profile works. Express Entry is intended for foreign skilled workers who would like to obtain permanent residency in Canada and qualify under specific federal economic immigration programs, such as the Federal Skilled Worker Program. It is essentially created with the intention to assist foreign nationals to permanently reside in Canada based on several factors that will ultimately benefit the Canadian economy. If you feel as though you would be eligible to apply for Express Entry and create your own profile, I suggest you read our article “Express Entry Eligibility & Guide to Profile Creation” before reading this question and answer article. This article is intended to clarify any misunderstanding or confusion with regards to the Express Entry profile.

Q: Is it possible to have more than one Express Entry profile?

A: Unfortunately, no. The Express Entry system only allows an individual to have one profile at a time. This is strictly enforced by Canada’s Immigration law. Furthermore, if an individual decides to create an Express Entry profile with the intention of potentially having a better chance at being invited for permanent residency, this is unfortunately not the case. You will not have any chance of being selected if you have more than one profile.

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Questions and Answers Express Entry

Questions and Answers Express Entry

Q&As Express Entry

In this article, I will address detailed questions and answers for the popular Express Entry program that many foreign nationals apply to. This article is created in order for you to further understand what the Express Entry program entails. Express Entry is intended for foreign nationals who would like to obtain permanent residency in Canada and qualify under specific federal economic immigration programs. It is essentially intended to assist foreign nationals to enter Canada permanently on factors that will ultimately benefit the Canadian economy and labour market. If you feel as though you would be eligible to apply for Express Entry, I suggest you read our article on Express Entry steps before reading this question and answer article. This article is intended to clarify any misunderstanding or confusion with regards to the Express Entry program.

Q: If I come from a country where the official languages are English and French, just like Canada, will I obtain additional CRS points for French knowledge?

A: Any Express Entry candidate that has proven French ability can obtain additional Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) points for French knowledge. Thankfully, the additional points were recognized and implemented as of June 6, 2017. However, it is very important to note that in order for your French knowledge to be recognized, you must take the Test d’Evaluation de Francais (TEF). Therefore, if you have successfully completed the TEF examination to prove your French ability, you may receive additional points. The following is the requirements in order to obtain the additional points.

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Obtaining Canadian Citizenship Much Easier Than Before

Obtaining Canadian Citizenship Much Easier Than Before

New Regulations make it Easier to Obtain Canadian Citizenship

The process of obtaining permanent residency in Canada can be quite complicated; the same could be said for obtaining Canadian citizenship. For most permanent residents in Canada, their ultimate goal is to call Canada their home forever and obtain Canadian citizenship. There are specific conditions and eligibility requirements that must be met prior to obtaining Canadian citizenship in Canada. However, there are new regulations that have been passed that may make the process much easier for permanent residents. Therefore, in this article, I will explain the new regulations for Canadian citizenship that are now in effect and how this affects the process of obtaining Canadian citizenship.

New Regulations for Canadian Citizenship

Permanent residents of Canada can now apply for Canadian citizenship, which is also referred to as naturalization, easier and much sooner compared to the past processes of citizenship. New regulations for Canadian citizenship came into effect on October 11, 2017 which implemented new key measures included in Bill C-6. This bill was previously implemented back in June of 2017.

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Update for the Provincial Nominee Program

Update for the Provincial Nominee Program

Provincial Nominee Program Updates

Many foreign nationals from around the world classify Canada as one very unique and progressive country to immigrate to. Additionally, many of these foreign nationals specifically research into provinces and territories within Canada that they would like to immigrate to. In most cases, this research also includes extensive searching for employment. As of recently, there has been an abundance of immigration activity within the Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs). This comes as no surprise since many of Canada’s provinces and territories welcome a wide range of entrepreneurs, workers and graduates. Therefore, in this article, I will address the updates to the Provincial Nominee Program and the updates based on each province and territory.

What is the Provincial Nominee Program

The Provincial Nominee Program (PNPs) was intended for provinces and territories of Canada to be able to nominate certain individuals for permanent residency in Canada based on their skills, work experience and many other factors. Additionally, these individuals must show an interest in the specific province or territory that nominates then and must ensure that they have the ability to settle within that province/territory’s labour market. The Provincial Nominee Program also has enhanced streams that coincide with the Express Entry program. For instance, an enhanced nomination will allow the candidate to receive an additional 600 points under the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS). Additionally, these candidates will most likely receive an Invitation to Apply (ITA) for permanent residence in the next draw from the Express Entry pool.

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Canada Estimated to Welcome 1 million Migrants through 2020

Canada Estimated to Welcome 1 million Migrants through 2020

Canada to Welcome over 1 Million New Immigrations

Canada is a progressive country that values all of its Canadian citizens, permanent residents and its temporary residents. The new multi-year Immigration Levels Plan was implemented as of November 1, 2017 and includes a very ambitious target for immigrants by the Canadian government. The ambitious target is for nearly one million new immigrations to settle within Canada between the years of 2018 to 2020. Ultimately, this is most likely the most ambitious immigration target in Canadian history. Therefore, in this article, I will explain the new multi-year Immigration Levels Plan and how this affects Canada’s several different immigration programs that foreign nationals can apply to.

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Dependents Now Classified as Children under 22

Dependents Now Classified as Children under 22

All Canadian Immigration Applications now Consider Children under 22 as Dependents

There are many immigration applications that permit dependents to be included within the application. However, this can be challenging if the dependent is between the ages of 19 and 22 years old as previously only children under the age of 19 were authorized to be classified as a dependent. Yet, now, there have been new changes implemented. For instance, children that are under 22 years of age will now be considered dependents on all immigration applications that are administered by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). Therefore, in this article, I will explain the new changes with regards to dependents on immigration applications, the benefits of permanent residency in Canada and the many different programs one can choose from to immigrate to Canada.

New Changes to Dependents on Canadian Immigration Applications

On October 24, 2017, new changes were implemented with regards to dependents on Canadian immigration applications. Specifically, children under the age of 22 are now considered dependents. This new change also applies to any economic immigration program and for refugees as well. It is important to note, however, that children who are either 22 years of age or older can still be classified as dependent children so long as they still rely on their parents due to a physical or mental condition.

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Residency Obligations for Permanent Residents

Residency Obligations for Permanent Residents

How to Fulfill your Residency Obligations as a PR

As a permanent resident of Canada, there are certain conditions and requirements that must be met in order to continue to maintain the permanent residency status. The most important aspect of maintaining permanent residency status in Canada is the residency obligation. As a permanent resident, you should reside in Canada for a majority, if not all, of the time. Residing in Canada as a permanent resident brings about many benefits and advantages. Therefore, in this article, I will explain the residency obligations for permanent residents in Canada and the benefits of being a permanent resident.

Residency Obligation in Canada

Residency obligations are mandatory in order to maintain your permanent residency status in Canada. Particularly, as a permanent resident of Canada, you must ensure that you have completed a total of two years residing within Canada out of a five year time period. During these two years of residing within Canada, you must be physically present within the country. However, there are different circumstances that may occur that can count towards the residency obligation. Therefore, below I will explain the different circumstances that can count towards the residency obligation of permanent residents.

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FAQs for Express Entry and Canadian Employers

FAQs for Express Entry and Canadian Employers

FAQ – Express Entry & Canadian Employers

In this article, I will address a few popular questions and answers for Canadian employers who actively seeking employees through Canada’s Express Entry program. Many Canadian employers often search outside of Canada for employees. Through applying for a Labour Market Impact Assessment in order to hire a foreign national worker, they are essentially telling the Canadian government that no Canadian citizen or permanent resident is available to fill the intended position. Furthermore, Express Entry was created as a faster path to obtain permanent residency as a foreign skilled worker. In order to discover more information about Express Entry and Canadian employers, please continue reading this article. Essentially, the intention of this article is meant to clarify any questions or information you would like to know with regards to Express Entry and Canadian employers.

Q: What are Canadian employers role within the Express Entry program?

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Validity Period for a Labour Market Impact Assessment

Validity Period for a Labour Market Impact Assessment

How Long is a LMIA Valid For

A Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) can be vital for the issuance of a job offer from a Canadian employer to a temporary foreign national worker. Therefore, it is essential to know for how long the LMIA will be valid for and if the Canadian employer and/or foreign worker will need to apply for a new one in the future. Since May of 2009, Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) has enforced a maximum 6 month LMIA validity period. During this 6 month period, an LMIA may be utilized for a temporary foreign worker to apply for a work permit. In this article, I will address the validity period for LMIAs, the duration of employment based on the LMIA, exceptions, and more.

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Circumstances that Entail a Refusal to Process LMIA Applications

Circumstances that Entail a Refusal to Process LMIA Applications

How an LMIA Application can be Refused

Prior to applying for an Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) application, it is very important for the Canadian employer and the temporary foreign national to consider whether Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) or Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) will refuse the LMIA application. There are several different circumstances that can warrant a refusal to process an LMIA application. Therefore, in this article, I will address the different circumstances that can warrant a refusal and why.

There are specific conditions set out that may justify why the Canadian government and its respective departments may not be able to process a Labour Market Impact Assessment application. Such conditions include Regulatory Authority and Public Policy Considerations in Ministerial Instructions. Below I will explain each in detail.

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Labour Market Impact Assessment Questions and Answers

Labour Market Impact Assessment Questions and Answers

Questions and Answers for Labour Market Impact Assessment

In this article, I will address questions and answers for a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA), as there are several different circumstances that require a LMIA, in order for you to further understand what a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) entails. A Labour Market Impact Assessment, better known as a LMIA, is a document from Employment and Social Development Canada that permits a Canadian employer to hire a temporary foreign worker. It was created to give foreign nationals an opportunity to contribute to the Canadian economy, without replacing available Canadian citizens or permanent residents. If you feel as though you would be eligible to apply for a Labour Market Impact Assessment, I suggest you read our article on “Who Needs a Labour Market Impact Assessment” before reading this question and answer article. This article is intended to clarify any misunderstanding or confusion with regards to a Labour Market Impact Assessment.

Q: What happens if I have not received a new LMIA from my employer and my work permit is about to expire? What can I do?

A: The only way to submit your application without an LMIA is if your work permit will expire within the next two weeks. With the application, you must provide evidence that the LMIA request was made but you have not received an outcome. When submitting your application, you must include a copy of the application that was sent to Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) or; a copy of the receipt confirmation number, only if the request was made online, or; indicate specific details within the section “Details of Intended Work in Canada” of the work permit application with regards to the LMIA request. The specific details must include the office that the LMIA request was sent to, the date it was sent, the employer’s name and the confirmation number for the submission. Additionally, it is also vital for your application to contact the Call Centre once you have the LMIA confirmation number. This must be done within two months from the date that your application was received. If not done, your application may be refused.

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New Hiring Option for Canadian Employers

New Hiring Option for Canadian Employers

New Global Stream Option for Hiring Foreign Workers

On June 12, 2017, a new stream called Global Talent stream came into effect. This new stream has already shown to be effective for Canadian employers in the IT/Tech sector. The Global Talent stream allows for a two-week work permit which allows for temporary foreign workers to fill the intended positions quickly. As a result, this new stream will help assist businesses with their growth. Luckily, this new work permit is not replacing any existing temporary work permits; in fact, it is introduced in addition to the other work permit options. In this article, I will address the new Global Talent stream and how this affects the process of hiring foreign workers to Canadian employers.

How this Affects Canadian Employers

With this new stream coming into effect, Canadian employers now have several options to choose from with regards to which work permit their temporary foreign worker will pursue. It essentially allows the Canadian employer to weigh their options and find which permit is best for them as well as the prospect employee. The new Global Talent stream allows Canadian employers for a fast turnaround; it is comparable to hiring an employee from within Canada. As previously mentioned, the new Global Talent stream has a two-week work permit processing standard which allows the Canadian employer to hire and fill the positions in a timely manner. As a result, it allows Canadian employers in the IT/Tech sector to become more competitive with more highly qualified foreign nationals becoming employed in a short time frame.

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Exemptions to the Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA)

Exemptions to the Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA)

Several Circumstances Where LMIA Can Be Waived

In order to successfully bring and hire a temporary foreign worker to Canada, in most cases, Canadian employers must acquire a positive Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) prior to hiring them. However, there are several different circumstances and cases where a LMIA is not required and may be waived. There are common LMIA exemptions that fall under specific categories, such as significant benefit, reciprocal employment, and charitable and religious workers. It is important to remember that even though an individual may be exempt from getting an LMIA, it does not mean that the individual is exempt from getting a valid work permit. All of the LMIA exemptions are still required to obtain a valid work permit to work in Canada. Furthermore, in this article, I will address the specific LMIA exemptions and what that means for those individuals.

Significant Benefit

A significant social or cultural benefit refers to the degree of flexibility an Immigration officer has in assessing whether a valid work permit may be issued without the need for a positive LMIA. In order to accurately and properly assess this, the foreign worker’s proposed benefit and skill to Canada through their work must be significant and notable. Immigration officers often refer to the testimony of the credible and distinguished experts in the foreign worker’s field of work, in addition to any objective evidence provided. In order to determine the foreign worker’s level of achievement in their past experiences, Immigration often looks at their past records as a good indicator of this.

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How to Make a Job Offer and Hire Permanent Workers

How to Make a Job Offer and Hire Permanent Workers

Get a Labour Market Impact Assessment

When looking to hire a foreign worker permanently, there are several steps that one must consider and take prior to hiring that individual. These steps are taken in order for the foreign worker to immigrate to Canada as a skilled worker. You may be able to hire this individual by offering them a job through Express Entry. Specifically, Express Entry is an advanced system that is utilized to manage applications for economic immigration programs, such as the Federal Skilled Worker Program, the Federal Skilled Trades Program, and the Canadian Experience Class. The only way that a Canadian employer can hire a foreign national permanently is if there are no Canadians or permanent residents to fill the intended position. In this article, I will address how to make a job offer and hire permanent workers through Express Entry supported by a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA).

Steps Before Making a Job Offer

As previously mentioned, when hiring a foreign worker permanently, a Canadian employer may be able to do so through Express Entry in order to meet the needs of that company when they cannot find any Canadian or permanent resident to fill the intended job. Specifically, for skilled work, the Express Entry candidates must fall under Skill Type 0 and Skill Level A and B in the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This NOC system is utilized to classify jobs and occupations with detailed descriptions of the specific job duties and responsibilities.

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Who Needs a Labour Market Impact Assessment

Who Needs a Labour Market Impact Assessment

Find out if the employer needs a Labour Market Impact Assessment

When applying for a Labour Market Impact Assessment, you may be overwhelmed or confused on whether you need one before hiring a temporary worker. An Labour Market Impact Assessment, better known as a LMIA, is a document from Employment and Social Development Canada that permits the employer to hire a temporary worker. There are many things to consider and steps to take prior to hiring a temporary worker. In this article, I will address how to find out if the employer needs an LMIA, how to get an LMIA, and more.

What is an LMIA?

As aforementioned, an LMIA is a document from Employment and Social Development Canada that a Canadian employer may need in order to hire a temporary worker. The employer may or may not need this particular document; however, if they do need it, this document must be obtained prior to hiring the temporary worker. Specifically, an LMIA document is required to show that the Canadian government approves the hiring of a foreign worker prior to a Canadian employer hiring them. If the Canadian employer receives a positive LMIA, then this will indicate that there is a need for a foreign temporary worker to fill the particular job. Keep in mind, a positive LMIA is also sometimes referred to as a confirmation letter. This verifies that the hiring of a foreign worker will have a positive or neutral outcome on the Canadian Labour market and that, thankfully, hiring the foreign worker will not cause a negative effect.

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FAQs for Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA)

FAQs for Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA)

FAQ – Electronic Travel Authorization

In this article, I will address a few popular questions and answers for individuals who require an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) to enter Canada. When a foreign national desires to come to Canada as a visitor, they either need a visitor visa or an Electronic Travel Authorization in order to be authorized to enter. If the foreign national is from a visa-exempt country, they do not require a visitor visa and must then apply for an Electronic Travel Authorization. In order to discover more information about Electronic Travel Authorization, please continue reading this article. Essentially, the intention of this article is meant to clarify any questions or information you would like to know with regards to an Electronic Travel Authorization.

Q: What was the reason for Canada to introduce the Electronic Travel Authorization?

A: On March 15, 2016, Canada introduced the Electronic Travel Authorization as a mandatory entry requirement for air travellers from visa-exempt countries. The Electronic Travel Authorization allows the Canadian government to appropriately screen travellers for any risk which results in easier and quicker entry for low-risk travellers coming to Canada. Compared to before, foreign nationals from visa-exempt countries were not screened for admissibility until they had already arrived at a Canadian port of entry.

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What to do if PR Card Expires While Outside of Canada

What to do if PR Card Expires While Outside of Canada

Steps to do if PR Card Expires While Outside of Canada

As a permanent resident of Canada, there are many conditions and requirements that must be met in order to maintain permanent residency. Additionally, a permanent resident card does not renew automatically, and therefore, does expire. It is extremely vital for your permanent residency status in Canada that you renew and keep your permanent resident card valid. If it expires, you must renew it; however, this can be somewhat complicated, especially if you are abroad. Therefore, in this article, I will address what to do if your PR card expires while you’re outside of Canada and how to apply for a permanent resident travel document.

Understanding Permanent Residency Status

In order to be a permanent resident of Canada, you must have been approved for permanent residency by the Canadian government. As a permanent resident of Canada, you may live, work, study or visit in any place in Canada; there are no restrictions. Additionally, it is important to know that there are certain rights and responsibilities that you must abide by in order to maintain your permanent residency.

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FAQs for Studying in Ontario

FAQs for Studying in Ontario

FAQ – Studying in Ontario

In this article, I will address a few popular questions and answers for individuals interesting in studying in Canada, specifically Ontario. There are many different factors that come across the mind of an international student before coming to Canada or Ontario, such as what programs are offered, what are the top colleges or universities in Ontario, and much more. In order to discover more about what Ontario offers to their international students, please continue reading this article. Essentially, the intention of this article is meant to clarify any questions or information you would like to know with regards to studying in Canada and specifically in Ontario

Q: How can I study in Ontario?

A: Any potential international student can study in Ontario by obtaining a study permit. In order to obtain a study permit, the student must also obtain an acceptance letter from a Designated Learning Institution (DLI). It is important to note that each educational institution has different admission requirements and application processes, therefore it is best for the international student to find out these requirements and processes prior to applying for a study permit.

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FAQs for Post-Graduate Work Permits

FAQs for Post-Graduate Work Permits

FAQ – Post-Graduate Work Permits

In this article, I will address a few popular questions and answers for post-graduate work permits in Canada and some important information to consider if you are applying for post-graduate work permit. A post-graduate work permit allows international students to work in Canada after they have successfully graduated from a designated learning institution. Additionally, post-graduate work permits are an excellent way to support an application for permanent residency in Canada. If you feel as though you would be eligible to apply for a post-graduate work permit, I suggest you read our article on “Post-Graduate Work Permit in Canada” before reading this question and answer article. The intention of this article is meant to clarify any misunderstanding or confusion with regards to post-graduate work permits in Canada.

Q: How does an international student apply for a post-graduate work permit?

A: An international student may apply for a post-graduate work permit online; however, if they would prefer to print out the application, they may also mail it. In order to successfully apply for a post-graduate work permit, you must apply at least 90 days before you graduate from your academic program and receive written confirmation of your completion.

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Work permits for Students Questions and Answers

Work permits for Students Questions and Answers

Questions and Answers for Work permits for Students

In this article, I will address questions and answers for work permits for students, as there are several different work permit options available. This question and answer article is intended for you to further understand what a work permit for a student entails. A work permit is intended for foreign nationals who wish to come to Canada to pursue a career or a job opportunity; in this case, work permits for students are job opportunities for students who are on a study permit initially. If you feel as though you would be eligible to apply for a work permit as a student, I suggest you read our article on “Post-Graduate Work Permit in Canada” and “On and Off Campus Work Permit Eligibility” before reading this question and answer article. This article is intended to clarify any misunderstanding or confusion with regards to a work permits for students.

Q: If I am an international student, am I allowed to work while studying?

A: This is a very important and common question to ask. If you meet specific criteria and also if it is indicated on your study permit that you are permitted to work while studying, then yes, you will be able to work while you study. Additionally, you may also be eligible to work in Canada while studying or even after you graduate. Being a study permit holder, if it is indicated on your study permit that you are allowed to work, you may either work on-campus or off-campus without an additional work permit. After you graduate from a designated learning institution, you may apply for a post-graduate work permit to continue working in Canada.

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Options for Canadian Family Class Sponsorship

Options for Canadian Family Class Sponsorship

The Different Options Available for Canadian Family Class Sponsorship

In Canada, there are many Canadian citizens and permanent residents who wish and desire to have their family abroad with them in Canada permanently. The Family Class sponsorship was created with this intent – to bring family members of Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada to Canada for permanent residency. Additionally, the Canadian government offers a variety of different ways to allow this desire to come true under the Family Class sponsorship. Canada truly believes in family reunification and believes that families should be together. Therefore, in this article, I will address who a Canadian citizen or permanent resident can in fact sponsor, the different options available for Canadian family class sponsorship and much more.

Who Can a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident Sponsor to Canada

It is important to note that there are specific familial relationships that qualify to be sponsored by a Canadian citizen or permanent resident. Specifically, these family members would fall under the Family Class sponsorship. Therefore, the following family members may be eligible to be sponsored by a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada:

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FAQs for the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP)

FAQs for the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP)

FAQ – Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program

In this article, I will address a few popular questions and answers for the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) in Canada and some important information to consider if you are applying under this program for permanent residency in Canada. The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program is an economic immigration program that assists the province of Manitoba to meet its labour market needs. If you feel as though you would be eligible to apply under this program, I suggest you read our article on “Basics of the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program” before reading this question and answer article. The intention of this article is meant to clarify any misunderstanding or confusion with regards to the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program in Canada.

Q: What is the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP)?

A: The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) was the first economic immigration program to be established in Canada. This program allows the province of Manitoba to nominate potential foreign nationals to immigrate to Manitoba and thus also contribute to the labour market needs of Manitoba.

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