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ENGLISH CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT WANTING TO COME TO CANADA

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Re: ENGLISH CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT WANTING TO COME TO CANADA

Post Posted: Fri Feb 03, 2006 9:48 am

No problem at all. It is a valuable suggestion, as you are trying to gather more valid approvals for your particular circumstances.

There are many misconceptions that can tend to be perpetuated if a fact-check with professionals is not ensured.

For instance, there isn't necessarily any weight in the decision of your approval to live here based on having existing family or friends in Canada (unless of course when you are a Citizen yourself). Approval to live here is based on a Points system that can be exclusive of whether you have family and friends in Canada.

Another quick fact: Most families requesting to live in Canada require to show capacity of $15K-$25K settlement funds and expense approx. $3K-$5K in fees. These amounts and requirements vary based on individual assessment, and ultimately must be represented in the best light possible to increase your potential for success.

Quick suggestion: If your husband explored whether his current company had a branch or division in Canada, he could then be eligible for a different class of Visa by being transferred through his existing company. That would be most ideal timewise, and would eliminate many of the risks and challenges of arriving in Canada with no employment secured...a plan B would be to see if he can receive an employment referral to Canada through any associations or networking that he belongs to.

We assist hundreds of working-professional families per year succeed in their quest to live here, and you can contact me with any specific questions you might have.

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Re: ENGLISH CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT WANTING TO COME TO CANADA

Post Posted: Sat Feb 04, 2006 6:04 am

Hi Paul

Can you just clarify when you have mentioned anout referal from any networking/associations - would you mean job offers ? Please could you explain.

Thanks again

 

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Re: ENGLISH CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT WANTING TO COME TO CANADA

Post Posted: Sat Feb 04, 2006 6:23 am

Hi gayburton,

Yes, if your husband's current employer has no options for him in Canada, then sometimes job offers can surface from affiliation and contacts made within various networking groups, organizations and/or associations.

For instance, I am an active member in the Canadian Employee Relocation Council (http://www.cerc.ca), and the American Chamber of Commerce in Canada (http://www.amchamcanada.ca) - as part of my professional networking and delivery of relocation serivces.

Is your husband part of any equivalent groups from the perspective of his current accounting employment? Are there UK business groups that your husband is a member of? Sometimes, the people we relocate to Canada have networked in these existing business groups to find job offers here before finalizing their process.

Hope that helps to clarify.

Let me know if you have any other questions.

Regards!

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