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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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Basics of the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program

Basics of the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program

How to Immigrate to Manitoba through PNP

Canada is a unique destination for many foreign nationals to immigrate to. Specifically, many foreign nationals want to immigrate to Canada to obtain employment opportunities that would help them improve their lives. The province of Manitoba has a labour shortage at the moment and is expected to have a labour shortage of over twenty thousand skilled workers by the year 2020. Therefore, immigrating to Manitoba for work right now would be ideal for many foreign workers. Foreign nationals who are applying through the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program have three different ways to gain permanent residency in Manitoba. Under this program, Manitoba chooses individuals who have a connection with Manitoba. In this article, I will address what the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program is and the three different ways to gain permanent residency in Manitoba.

What is the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP)

The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) is an economic immigration program that assists Manitoba meet its labour market needs and prioritizes economic development within Manitoba. Specifically, Manitoba seeks skilled workers, business individuals and their families with the intention for them to successfully settle and establish themselves economically in Manitoba as permanent residents. The program makes it easy for individuals to settle and economically contribute to the province of Manitoba.

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Basics of the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program

Basics of the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program

How to Immigrate to Alberta through PNP

In Canada, there are many provinces and territories that many foreign nationals would love to visit; however, the province of Alberta is a unique destination for foreign nationals to immigrate. The province of Alberta offers many different ethnic and cultural backgrounds that work together to create a very strong and unique province. Foreign nationals who are applying through Express Entry and are interested in immigrating to Alberta can obtain a provincial nomination from Alberta through the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP). Under this program, Alberta chooses individuals who have a connection with Alberta. In this article, I will address what the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program is and the different streams and categories available under this program.

What is the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP)

The Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP) is an economic immigration program that assists Alberta meet its labour market needs and prioritizes economic development within Alberta. The program facilitates Alberta to nominate foreign nationals that are prepared to work in Alberta and obtain permanent residency. These individuals will then be able to contribute to Alberta’s economy. The AINP also assists employers with recruiting and retaining skilled foreign workers.

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FAQs for the Provincial Nomination Program (PNP)

FAQs for the Provincial Nomination Program (PNP)

FAQ – Provincial Nomination Program

In this article, I will address a few popular questions and answers for the Provincial Nomination Program in Canada and some important information to consider if you are applying under this program for permanent residency in Canada. The Provincial Nomination Program is an economic immigration program that assists provinces to meet their labour market needs. If you feel as though you would be eligible to apply for under this program, I suggest you read our article on “Move to Canada with 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 Provincial Nomination Program in Canada.

Q: What is the Provincial Nominee Program?

A: Created by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, the Provincial Nominee Programs were intended to allow Canada’s different provinces and territories with the opportunity to hand-pick individuals who show an interest in settling in that particular province or territory. Essentially, these foreign individuals will also have the chance to contribute to that province to territory’s economic development and labour market needs.

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What is Implied Status

What is Implied Status

Certain Circumstances that can lead to Implied Status

There are several different circumstances that can lead to implied status in Canada. Many individuals are unfamiliar with what implied status is or what it does. A specific circumstance that often results in implied status is when a foreign national has a permit or visa in Canada that is about to expire but they apply to extend their stay. When they extend their stay and are waiting for a decision to be made on their application, their status will be implied and they will be able to remain in Canada. For further information about implied status, I will explain, in this article, what implied status is, whether you can continue your authorized activities in Canada, and much more important information pertaining to implied status.

What is Implied Status

Implied status is defined as a foreign national being allowed to remain in Canada, even if their previous permit or visa has expired. This is permitted because they are awaiting the decision of a new application or an application to extend their stay. The foreign national, as well as any of their family members, may continue residing in Canada under the same conditions set out in their expired permit or visa until they receive a decision on their new application. The permits and visas that this often applies to are work permits, study permits and/or visitor visas.

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How to Find the Right Educational Institution for You

How to Find the Right Educational Institution for You

How to Determine Which School is best for you in Canada

When deciding to come to Canada to study, there are several important steps that must be done prior to applying for a study permit. For instance, you should make sure you choose the right educational institution for you and your preferences. This is one of the most important steps to ensure as if you are accepted as a student in Canada, you will have to spend most of your time there. Therefore, in this article, I will explain how to find the right educational institution that best suits you, the different educational institutions you can choose from, and other important information.

How to Find the Right Educational Institution

Luckily, Canada has several different educational institutions to choose from. However, it can be somewhat overwhelming, especially if you are intending to study in Canada as an international student. One of the first steps you should consider when looking for the right educational institution is the type of study program you would like to take. For instance, you should determine whether you would like to complete a degree, diploma or certificate. Another factor to consider is how that degree, diploma or certificate will enhance or change your career or life in the long run. Choosing a program is important for your short-term and your long-term goals.

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How to Find Work in Canada

How to Find Work in Canada

How to Successfully Find Employment Opportunities in Canada

Many individuals from all around the world have the desire to come to Canada to work and experience the Canadian economy and labour market. However, finding a job or employment opportunity in Canada can be a difficult endeavor to pursue. If and once you find a job, on the other hand, it will result in one of the fastest ways to start your new life in Canada and explore many more attributes that Canada has to offer. Therefore, in this article, I will explain how to find work in Canada, how to apply for jobs in Canada, and much more.

How to Find Work in Canada

In order to find work in Canada, you must first research. Research is so important and is a crucial step in finding the right job for you. You may research specific companies that peak your interest and are looking for an employee with your work experience. To do this, you may check their website and see what job postings they have. Additionally, if you would like to go above and beyond expectations, you may contact the employer directly to see if they are hiring and/or if you could have an interview with them.

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FAQs for the Entrepreneur Program

FAQs for the Entrepreneur Program

FAQs – Entrepreneur Program

In this article, I will address a few popular questions and answers for the Entrepreneur Program and some important information to consider when applying for this program. The Entrepreneur Program was created and intended for foreign nationals who have appropriate business experience and who can provide ongoing management for a qualified Canadian business. Additionally, they must also have a net worth of a minimum of $300,000 CAD. If you are a skilled foreign national and would like to apply for the Entrepreneur Program, 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 the Entrepreneur Program.

Q: What are the eligibility requirements for the Entrepreneur Program?

A: In order to qualify under the Entrepreneur Program, you must have these eligibility requirements:

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The Benefits of a Bridging Open Work Permit

The Benefits of a Bridging Open Work Permit

How to Benefit from Applying for a Bridging Open Work Permit

There are certain programs in Canada which lead to permanent residency. These programs are the Federal Skilled Worker Class, the Federal Skilled Trades Class, the Canadian Experience Class or one of the Provincial Nominee Programs. In order to apply to any of these programs, you must meet certain eligibility requirements. Additionally, the application process for these types of programs is often timely. Thankfully, there is a solution to continue working in Canada while Canadian Immigration processes your permanent residency application; the solution is a bridging open work permit. Therefore, in this article, I will explain what a bridging open work permit entails, who may apply for a bridging open work permit and lastly how to apply for a bridging open work permit.

What is a Bridging Open Work Permit

The bridging open work permit is different than any other work permit in Canada. This specific work permit is intended for foreign nationals who have applied for permanent residency in Canada and are currently working in Canada but have an impending expiration of their work permit. They must apply for this bridging open work permit at least four months before their existing work permit expires. In order to continue legally working in Canada, they may apply for a bridging open work permit. This allows the foreign worker to continue working in Canada while they await the decision of their permanent residency application.

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FAQs for How to Successfully Settle in Canada

FAQs for How to Successfully Settle in Canada

FAQs – How to Successfully Settle in Canada

In this article, I will address a few popular questions and answers for how to successfully settle in Canada and some important information to consider after gaining permanent residency in Canada. After receiving permanent residency in Canada and trying to settle here permanently, it may be confusing or unclear on how to go forward and establish yourself in your new home. If you feel as though you would be eligible to apply for Permanent Residency in Canada, I suggest you read our article on “The Basics of Permanent Residency 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 how to successfully settle in Canada.

Q: What services are available to me once I settle in Canada?

A: Thankfully, in Canada, there are several different services and organizations that have been created to provide assistance and help for newcomers to Canada. These services and organizations are different based on the province or territory and more specifically the city that you decide to reside in. There are many resources available on the Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) website that will help you find complete listings based on the province or territory you decide to reside in.

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FAQs for Temporary Resident Permits

FAQs for Temporary Resident Permits

FAQ – Temporary Resident Permits

In this article, I will address a few popular questions and answers for Temporary Resident Permits in Canada and some important information to consider if you are applying for a Temporary Resident Permit application. A Temporary Resident Permit application is intended for foreign nationals with criminal inadmissibility who would like to visit Canada temporarily. It was intended to provide foreign nationals with a past criminal offence made in or outside of Canada with an opportunity to enter Canada even with their criminal inadmissibility. If you feel as though you would be eligible to apply for a Temporary Resident Permit, I suggest you read our article on “How to Apply for a Temporary Resident Permit” before reading this question and answer article. The intention of this article is meant to clarify any misunderstanding or confusion with regards to Temporary Resident Permits in Canada.

Q: What exactly is a Temporary Resident Permit?

A: A Temporary Resident Permit, also referred to as a “TRP,” is a document that permits foreign nationals with either criminal or medical inadmissibility to enter Canada temporarily.

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How to Move to Canada from the United States

How to Move to Canada from the United States

Different Ways to Immigrate to Canada from the United States

For over a century, Canada and the United States have shared a detailed and interesting history. These two prosperous countries were both settled by immigrant communities from all over the world and the countries still continue to receive thousands of migrants to this day. Additionally, not only do foreign nationals wish to immigrate to Canada, but so do American nationals. Thousands of American citizens immigrate to Canada for more reasons than one. Some Americans are attracted to Canada for opportunities they could not receive in the United States. Therefore, in this article, I will explain the different options available for American nationals that wish to permanently immigrate to Canada.

Americans Wishing to Immigrate Permanently to Canada

There are several options to choose from when immigrating to Canada. Of course, there are certain eligibility requirements that individuals need to consider and abide by prior to applying to immigrate to Canada. Below, I will explain in detail, the several options available to American citizens who wish to immigrate permanently to Canada.

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How to Study in Canada without a Study Permit

How to Study in Canada without a Study Permit

Certain Circumstances that will allow you to Study in Canada without a Study Permit

In order to study in Canada, foreign nationals must obtain a study permit in order to be authorized to study. However, there are certain circumstances that will allow you to study in Canada without first obtaining a study permit. This may seem like a very optimistic option for foreign nationals wishing to participate in Canadian education system without having to obtain a study permit. Therefore, in this article, I will explain what a study permit entails and which foreign nationals do not require a study permit in order to study in Canada.

What is a Study Permit

A study permit in Canada is intended to provide authorization to foreign nationals, who permanently reside outside of Canada, to study in Canada temporarily. A study permit is a requirement by the Canadian government for foreign nationals who are studying in Canada at a designated learning institution. However, not all foreign nationals who come to Canada to study require a study permit.

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What is Dual Intent

What is Dual Intent

Dual Intent of Permanent Residency and Temporary Stay in Canada

There are many different circumstances that can lead to permanent residency in Canada. However, the process of obtaining permanent residency in Canada can be a timely process and often applicants would like to either stay in Canada or visit Canada prior to officially obtaining their permanent residency. In these cases, these individuals would essentially have dual intent – when they are currently in the process of obtaining permanent residency but would also like to apply for temporary stay in Canada to visit, study or work. In order to better understand these circumstances, in this article I will address what dual intent entails, how dual intent is assessed by Canadian Immigration, how refusals of dual intent work, and much more.

What is Dual Intent

In most cases, dual intent is often thought to be contradictory. However, there is a reason for dual intent. Dual intent is defined as having a permanent residency application in process but also applying for temporary status. Essentially, the applicant would then indicate an intention to reside in Canada permanently but also temporarily, both at the same time.

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Visitor Visas Questions and Answers

Visitor Visas Questions and Answers

Questions and Answers for Visitor Visas

In this article, I will address questions and answers for Visitor Visas. This is intended for you to better understand what can ensue when you are in the process of applying for a Visitor Visa to Canada. If you feel as though you would be eligible to apply for a Visitor Visa, then I suggest you read our article on “How to Apply for a Visitor Visa to Canada” before reading this question and answer article. This article is intended to clarify any misunderstanding or confusion with regards to any immigration matters regarding Visitor Visas.

Q: Does everyone that would like to visit Canada require a Visitor Visa?

A: No, not everyone that would like to visit Canada requires a Visitor Visa. Depending on which country you are coming to Canada from, this will determine whether you need a Visitor Visa or not. If you come from a visa-exempt country, you will not need a Visitor Visa to enter Canada. In contrast, you will need an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) in order to enter Canada. For individuals that come from a country that is not visa-exempt, they will require a Visitor Visa prior to travelling to Canada. Keep in mind, you will need to receive your eTA, or your Visitor Visa, prior to travelling and entering Canada.

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Business Visitors Gain Easier Entry into Canada with Help of CETA

Business Visitors Gain Easier Entry into Canada with Help of CETA

CETA Finally Comes into Effect & Helps Business Visitors

On September 21, 2017, a free trade agreement between Canada and the European Union (EU) came into effect. This is an extremely exciting opportunity for businesses, their employees, service suppliers, independent professionals, and business visitors to work in Canada and contribute to the Canadian economy and labour market. With this new free trade agreement comes many changes and new implementations to immigration Canada. Therefore, in this article, I will address what CETA entails and what this means for short-term business visitors, investors, independent professionals and intra-company transferees.

What is CETA

CETA is an abbreviation for the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between Canada, the European Union (EU) and its fellow member states. The implementation of this free trade agreement essentially eliminates approximately 98% of the tariffs between Canada and the European Union (EU). This free trade agreement came into effect successfully on September 21 of 2017. However, there are still many member states that have yet to approve and consent to the agreement. The Canadian government has high expectations of this free trade agreement and expects the bilateral trade to increase approximately 20%.

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Do Entrepreneurs Need a Work Permit in Canada

Do Entrepreneurs Need a Work Permit in Canada

Which Entrepreneurs Need a Work Permit to Work in Canada

For many self-employed individuals and entrepreneurs, they believe Canada is a country of prosperity and opportunity with regards to creating profit and capital for their businesses. Consequently, many self-employed individuals and entrepreneurs alike come to Canada for these opportunities. However, it is important to note that these individuals need proper authorization from the Canadian government in order to pursue their business endeavors. Therefore, in this article, I will address which entrepreneurs and self-employed persons need to obtain a work permit to work in Canada and what options are available to these individuals.

Which Entrepreneurs & Self-Employed Persons Need to Obtain a Work Permit

The government of Canada has recently stated that there are specific categories of self-employed individuals and entrepreneurs that may be able to obtain a work permit prior to becoming a permanent resident of Canada. This is an important update as these individuals often have to wait until their permanent residency is approved in order to work. If the individual has not received permanent residency in Canada yet; however, they have received a nomination under a self-employed or a business category, then a C11 work permit may be issued. A C11 work permit intended for individuals who have a permanent residency application that is being processed. Similarly, it is also intended for individuals with dual intent; dual intent means that they would like to seek status as a worker in Canada and then proceed to gain permanent residency in Canada as well. This is extremely beneficial for the self-employed individual or entrepreneur as it can help them gain early entry into Canada as well as early entry into the Canadian labour market.

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Important Information about the Canadian Citizenship Test

Important Information about the Canadian Citizenship Test

Important Information to Consider Prior to taking the Canadian Citizenship Test

The preparation and excitement of gaining Canadian citizenship can be overwhelming for most individuals. Many permanent residents of Canada wait many years before they can apply for Canadian citizenship and recognize that the process is not an easy one. There are many factors that one must consider prior to gaining Canadian citizenship; however, one specific factor is the Canadian citizenship test. This test can frighten many individuals as they sometimes don’t know what to expect. Therefore, in this article, I will who needs to take the citizenship test, whether the citizenship test is difficult, and many other important considerations with regards to the Canadian citizenship test.

Who Needs to Take the Citizenship Test

Individuals who fall between the ages of 14 and 64 years of age during the time of applying for Canadian citizenship must take the citizenship test. These individuals are tested to see if they have the adequate knowledge of Canada and whether they are aware of the responsibilities and privileges of Canadian citizenship. In addition to knowing these things, you must also prove that you have language ability in either English or French.

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FAQs for Canadian Experience Class

FAQs for Canadian Experience Class

FAQ – Canadian Experience Class

In this article, I will address a few popular questions and answers for the Canadian Experience Class program and some important information to consider when applying for this program. The Canadian Experience Class program was created and intended for foreign nationals who have worked in Canada and have gained skills that will help them obtain future employment and will lead to permanent residency in Canada. If you a skilled foreign national and would like to apply for the Canadian Experience Class program, I suggest you read our article 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: Since I just graduated as an international student in Canada, am I able to apply for permanent residency?

A: As a graduated international student in Canada, you may be able to apply for permanent residency through the Canadian Experience Class (CEC) program. However, you must meet the eligibility requirements in order to apply. When applying for the CEC program, you must plan to live anywhere in Canada but Quebec, as they have different regulations; have at least one year of full-time experience in an occupation that falls under either National Occupational Classification (NOC) 0, A or B level in the past three years prior to applying; have gained your work experience through legal authorization in Canada after having graduated; and, meet the language levels needed for the intended job. It is important to note that you cannot use any work experience gained during your studies; the work experience must be from after you have graduated. Conclusively, you may also apply for permanent residency through other programs; however, you must ensure you meet the eligibility criteria for these programs as well.

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Parent and Grandparent Sponsorship Program to Invite More Sponsors

Parent and Grandparent Sponsorship Program to Invite More Sponsors

Sponsors of Parents and Grandparents have More Chances of Being Invited

As of September 6, 2017, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) have opened the Parent and Grandparent Sponsorship Program (PGP) once again. This is extremely beneficial for any Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada who would like to sponsor their parents or grandparents for permanent residency in Canada. During the beginning of September, the second round of invitations of 2017 will be sent. What this means is that any potential sponsors that were not invited to apply in the first round, which was in April of 2017, will now have another chance to be invited. Therefore, in this article, I will address what the Parent and Grandparent Sponsorship Program entails; the eligibility requirements in order to apply under this program; and, Canada’s target for the PGP.

What the Parent and Grandparent Sponsorship Program Entails

The Canadian government highly values family reunification and regards Family Class sponsorships with high priority. Under the Parent and Grandparent Sponsorship Program, Canadian citizens and/or permanent residents of Canada have the opportunity of sponsoring their parents and/or grandparents to immigrate permanently to Canada. As a result, this becomes a great opportunity for family members to become reunited and live happily together in Canada.

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FAQs for International Experience Canada

FAQs for International Experience Canada

FAQ – International Experience Canada

In this article, I will address a few popular questions and answers for International Experience Canada and some important information to consider when applying under this program. The International Experience Canada (IEC) program was intended for youth to be provided with the opportunity to work in Canada temporarily. Additionally, youth from designated countries that are between the ages of 18 and 35 may be eligible for IEC work permits. If you feel as though you would be eligible to apply under the IEC program, I suggest you read our article on “What is the Youth Mobility Program” before reading this question and answer article. The intention of this article is meant to clarify any misunderstanding or confusion with regards to International Experience Canada.

Q: Are there specific jobs that I can work for in Canada under the IEC program?

A: Not necessarily. Under the IEC program, you are able to work in a variety of different areas. However, this entirely depends on what job you intend on working and how determined you are to find a job. Most common jobs that youth tend to work for are in the tourism and hospitality industries, such as working for restaurants, hotels, etc. In these jobs, the employers are often more willing to offer temporary employment for temporary periods of time. However, it is important to note that if you have the appropriate skills and experience, you may also pursue jobs in fields such as law, health, education, etc.

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FAQs for Live-in Caregivers

FAQs for Live-in Caregivers

FAQ – Live-in Caregivers

In this article, I will address a few popular questions and answers for Live-in Caregivers in Canada and some important information to consider if you are applying under this program for permanent residency in Canada. The live-in caregiver program was created by the Canadian government and was intended to provide eldercare, special needs and childcare service from experienced foreign nationals. If you feel as though you would be eligible to apply for under this program, I suggest you watch our video on “How to Hire a Live-in Caregiver” before reading this question and answer article. The intention of this article is meant to clarify any misunderstanding or confusion with regards to Live-in Caregivers in Canada.

Q: If I’m currently employed in Canada as a live-in caregiver, am I allowed to return to my home country for vacation?

A: This is a very common question. Fortunately, yes, you can return to your home country for vacation. Specifically, your vacation time period should be clearly indicated in your employment contract between you and your employer. Keep in mind, if you stay longer than what is indicated on your employment contract, without written consent from your employer, then you may lose your employment in Canada. Another important factor to consider is that if you leave Canada prior to receiving an approval for your permanent residency, and you do not have proper authorization to return to Canada, such as a work permit or a visitor visa, then you may not be allowed back into Canada. Therefore, it is advisable to obtain permanent residency in Canada prior to travelling back to your home country for vacation.

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Different Ways to Obtain Permanent Residency in Canada

Different Ways to Obtain Permanent Residency in Canada

Steps in Obtaining Permanent Residency in Canada

There are many students, workers and even visitors that come to Canada and eventually desire to stay in Canada permanently. However, this is easier said than done. Gaining permanent residency in Canada is not an easy endeavor. Yet, there are many ways to obtain permanent residency in Canada, if you are eligible. Much like any other immigration application process, in order to apply for permanent residency in Canada has eligibility requirements depending on which route you intend on taking to gain permanent residency. Therefore, in this article, I will address the different ways to obtain permanent residency in Canada and what each option entails.

Different Ways to Obtain Permanent Residency in Canada

Depending on the program or route you intend on taking in order to obtain permanent residency in Canada, it will require different eligibility criteria from you in order to qualify. It is extremely important to recognize whether you are eligible to apply under a specific program, prior to applying. Below, I will explain in detail each different way to obtain permanent residency in Canada.

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Difference Between a Temporary Resident Permit vs. Criminal Rehabilitation

Difference Between a Temporary Resident Permit vs. Criminal Rehabilitation

Temporary Resident Permit vs. Criminal Rehabilitation

In Canada, there are two relevant applications that one may apply for if they wish to overcome their criminal inadmissibility; they are a Temporary Resident Permit or a Criminal Rehabilitation. The two have similarities in the matters that they deal with, specifically criminality, but they also have noticeably big differences. As a person with criminal inadmissibility, it is very important to determine which application is best suited for you. Therefore, in this article, I will explain the difference between a Temporary Resident Permit and a Criminal Rehabilitation, as well as which application you need to apply for based on your criminal past.

The Difference between a Temporary Resident Permit vs. Criminal Rehabilitation

Although both of these applications help criminally inadmissible individuals gain entry into Canada, there are major differences between the two. For instance, the most evident difference between the two applications is the length of time you are permitted to enter Canada for. Specifically, with a Temporary Resident Permit, you will only be permitted a single entry into Canada. The Temporary Resident Permit does not allow multiple entries into Canada. This permit will indicate the period of time that you are allowed to stay in Canada and any limitations to your travel in Canada.

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