Documents Required to Move to Canada

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How to Move to Canada: Documentation There are specific documents required to move to Canada. Before you can move to Canada, you must apply for permanent Canadian residency with the IRCC (office of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada). Canada immigration law is becoming more complex and challenging every day. Immigration applications can be refused due to minor […]

The Global Talent Stream: Fast-Tracking the Temporary Foreign Worker Program

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The IRCC’s new Global Talent Stream promises a 2-week fast-track for qualified applicants to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program. Employers who apply will be required to create a “Labour Market Benefits Plan,” which, describes the company’s measurable commitments to create lasting benefits for the Canadian labour market through activities such as: job creation investment in […]

Report: Entrepreneur and Investor Immigration: Creating Jobs and Growth

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Business Immigration Can Help Support Canada’s Economic Growth: Study Business and entrepreneur immigrants can help support Canada’s economic growth, according to a May 2017 report from The Conference Board of Canada: Entrepreneur and Investor Immigration: Creating Jobs and Growth, discussed at the Conference Board of Canada’s 3rd annual Canadian Immigration Summit in Ottawa on May 9-10, 2017, with the goal to help strengthen business […]

Canada Start-Up Visa for Entrepreneurs

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The Canadian government announced in October 2015 that Canada wants entrepreneurs! The Canada Start-Up Visa is the first of its kind in the world, linking immigrant entrepreneurs with experienced private sector organizations that have expertise in working with start-ups. What Is the Canada Start-Up Visa? Naturally, it is not as easy as proclaiming yourself an entrepreneur […]

Requirements to Become a Canadian Citizen

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How to Apply for Canadian Citizenship  The requirements to become a Canadian citizen are set by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). To become a citizen of Canada, there are eligibility criteria that must be met in order to qualify that depend on your unique situation, and could be changed in the future. Meeting the Canadian […]

Canada Passport Signature Policy for Minors

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The IRCC (Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada) recommends that parents traveling with children under the age of 16 print a copy of the Canada passport Signature policy (PDF, 600.51 KB) and bring it with them in case they are asked to sign a passport for their child. Canadian children – even newborns – are required to travel with their own […]