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Canada

An Expat Guide To Permanent Residence Visas For Canada

Friday August 25, 2017 (08:39:25)

One of the most complex aspects of emigrating to a new country is the visa process - which visa to choose, what the criteria are, and whether it covers your family. It can certainly be an overwhelming and stressful period amongst all the preparation for your move, so we’ve compiled this guide to provide you with all the basic information that you will need when considering which visa you should apply for in order to qualify for permanent residence in Canada.   more ...

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How To Retire To Canada

Wednesday July 19, 2017 (14:29:49)
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Canada has topped the lists and surveys of the best countries to live in (such as “the better life index”, “livability ranking report” and the “human development report”) for quite some time now.

With an average lower cost of living and housing prices compared to the United States and some European countries, a high quality and affordable healthcare system, reliable infrastructure and public transport, a neutral political stance and strict gun control laws, it’s easy to see why Canada is vastly appealing for all the practical reasons, without having to mentioning its stunning scenery.   more ...

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An Expat Guide To Moving To Canada Under The Skilled Workers Program

Tuesday June 20, 2017 (14:06:10)
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There are many ways to gain citizenship in Canada, one of the most popular being through the Skilled Workers programme. A ‘skilled worker’ is someone with suitable education and work experience, and who is fluent in one of Canada’s official languages.   more ...

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An Expat Guide To Self-Employment In Canada

Monday June 19, 2017 (15:30:53)
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The second largest country in the world, Canada is bordered by three oceans: the Arctic Ocean in the north, the Atlantic Ocean in the east and the Pacific Ocean in the west. Canada also shares borders with the United States in the northwest and south.

Canada is a land with varied landscapes. It has regions with tall mountains, various types of forests, arctic tundra where the land is permanently frozen, and prairie grasslands. There are also a number of lakes and rivers across the Canadian territory.   more ...

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A Guide To Buying Property As An Expat In Canada

Thursday May 18, 2017 (12:20:47)
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Buying a property is very appealing to many people who move to Canada, as it is a cost-effective long-term option and quite a straightforward process. Canada has a welcoming policy when it comes to home ownership, and its prices are good value for money compared to house prices globally. Canadians and non-residents have the same rights, without even requiring a physical presence. Owning a property in Canada does not grant any residency rights, however, and the immigration rules and visas still apply.   more ...

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How To Start A Business In Canada

Wednesday April 19, 2017 (14:34:23)
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Moving to Canada is perfect for entrepreneurs who are looking to get into the business industry. It is known to be one of the most favourable countries due to the ease of doing business there. In order to successfully open a business in Canada, it is a requirement to have a permanent residence permit or citizenship, unless you are going into partnership with a Canadian resident.   more ...

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Why Canada Is A Great Country To Call Home

Tuesday March 21, 2017 (14:39:12)
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Canada is a popular choice for many expats from around the world. It is a country of great diversity and it invites people from all walks of life. It’s the sense of community between people from different nations that makes it a special place to live. Canada is known for its natural beauty, with Niagara Falls in the heart of Toronto in Ontario and the serene Rocky Mountains that span British Colombia. Canada is one of the few countries that offer true seasonal climates too. Canada is one of the most desirable places to live in the world, especially with the healthcare benefits and the excellent quality of life. Each region within Canada has its own individual specialities and experiences, which offers a little something for everyone.   more ...

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Canadian Government Launches Global Skills Strategy For Incoming Expats

Monday March 20, 2017 (14:55:02)

We’ve written before about how Canada has thrown its doors wide open, welcoming expats, immigrants and refugees with warmth and the promise of a better life.

Canada’s policies are in sharp contrast to other nations around the world. The USA, UK, Australia and countries across Europe are bending to populist policies, often contravening their own constitutions, in order to batten down the hatches and make it harder for new arrivals to establish themselves in a new home.   more ...

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Canadian Citizenship: A Short Guide For Expats

Tuesday March 14, 2017 (21:48:52)
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In the build-up to the 2016 US presidential elections, the number of Americans looking to become citizens of Canada rocketed.

It's not just Americans that consider thinking of moving there; the country has a well-established immigration system, though the criteria is prone to frequent changing, it offers expats excellent employment opportunities, low rates of crime and for expats with permanent residence, healthcare is free.   more ...

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A Guide To Immigrating To Canada

Monday February 20, 2017 (14:59:45)
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Moving abroad is generally a daunting subject, especially as there are so many different laws and rules that may be different to your current home country. Customs, visas, work permits and tests that need to be undergone before you can make your move and make a living are all things you’ll need to think about. Below is a brief guide to immigrating to Canada.   more ...