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ImmigrationSeptember 2, 2021

How to apply for the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP)

Canada welcomes newcomers with different skills, work experience, and education to contribute to the economy and make a new life here. While many immigrants apply to settle in Canada as permanent residents (PR) through the Express Entry system, there are other programs that might make it easier for you to [...]

When opportunity knocks: creating a new life in Canada

From an interview with Nilson Junior, Senior Growth Marketing Manager, RBC Ventures. Nilson Junior is Senior Growth Marketing Manager with Ownr, an RBC Venture dedicated to helping entrepreneurs in Canada start, manage, and grow their business. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Advertising and Marketing from the [...]

ImmigrationJune 16, 2021

Frequently Asked Questions about Immigration to Canada

Canada is known for its multiculturalism, natural beauty, thriving economy, and world-class education system. These are just some of the reasons immigrants choose to move to Canada. Moving to a new country is a huge life decision that requires planning and a financial commitment.    Information: As you plan for [...]

ImmigrationStudyingApril 22, 2021

How to move to Canada from Hong Kong

Hong Kongers have a variety of immigration options to move to Canada. In addition to the traditional routes, the government of Canada has announced several new initiatives to help more Hong Kong residents immigrate to Canada. In this article: Study permit Permanent Residency: Express Entry, Provincial Nominee Programs (PNP), and [...]

FinanceImmigrationMarch 16, 2021

Immigration 101: How much does it cost to immigrate to Canada

Globally, Canada is rated very high for having an excellent quality of life, a well-developed public education system, and access to healthcare. In 2020, Canada was ranked second as the best country (overall) in the world by the U.S. News., dominating the rankings with high scores in the quality of [...]

CareerImmigrationStudyingFebruary 4, 2021

How to get your credentials assessed for moving to Canada

Last updated: April 26, 2022 In February 2022, Canada announced an increase in annual immigration targets and is set to welcome approximately 1.32 million newcomers between 2022 and 2024 through various immigration streams. If you’ve been thinking about moving to Canada as a permanent resident or a student, there has never [...]

How to move to Canada and get permanent residence (PR)

Canada has specific immigration programs designed to enable individuals with different skills, education, and work experience to settle in Canada and contribute to the Canadian economy. On October 30, 2020, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, Marco Mendicino announced a plan with multi-year immigration targets. From 2021, Canada will welcome [...]

How to apply for Canadian citizenship

Many immigrants who move to Canada as permanent residents, students, temporary foreign workers, or refugees eventually become citizens. Canada has one of the highest immigrant citizenship rates among major Western countries.  As a newcomer to Canada, you may have questions about becoming a Canadian citizen. In this article, we’ll explore [...]

CareerJanuary 8, 2021

Changing countries and careers: writing a new chapter in Canada

From an interview with Nerissa Fernandes.   Before coming to Canada from India in 2018, Nerissa had a successful career in business research and strategy consulting. She built and led a team while working with global clients in the eLearning, pharmaceutical, medtech, biotech, retail, and telecom industries. She also wrote [...]

CareerImmigrationStudyingNovember 20, 2020

Moving to Canada twice: A newcomer comeback story

From an interview with Hector F.   Hector was born and raised in the Dominican Republic. When he was only seven years old, three of his older half brothers emigrated with their father to Canada. Hector always dreamed of one day joining his brothers here. In 2013, it happened. One [...]

CareerOctober 23, 2020

Landing a job in Canada before landing in Canada: Preparation and patience pay off

From an interview with Trinadh Moganti.   Trinadh Moganti is a full stack developer from Hyderabad, India. He holds a bachelor degree in technology, electronics and communication engineering and has over six years of experience developing and hosting applications on cloud infrastructure. Trinadh began his job search months before moving [...]

ImmigrationStudyingSeptember 7, 2020

An international student’s guide to permanent residency in Canada

According to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) data, in 2019, there were approximately 642,000 international students in Canada, demonstrating the country’s position among the most desirable places to study internationally. The opportunity to gain world-class education at an economical cost in comparison to countries like the United States, United [...]

Tips to improve your IELTS score

All newcomers to Canada must demonstrate their language proficiency in at least one of Canada’s official languages (English or French) by using one of the Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) approved language tests for immigration, work, or study.  What is the IELTS? To demonstrate proficiency in English language, the [...]

Daily Life in CanadaAugust 17, 2020

English language tests in Canada: Everything you should know

Canada has two official languages – English and French. Newcomers to Canada are required to prove their English or French proficiency by taking a language proficiency test approved by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). This is to ensure that any newcomer in Canada will be able to communicate and [...]

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