coming to Canada

Parents & Grandparents Sponsorship: Are you Eligible?

In my previous post I shared some information about the new intake process for parents and grandparent’s sponsorship to Canada. Being one of the thousands hopeful sponsors, I want to make sure that I am aware of the most recent information (process) and I have the right information and documents in preparation for the submission …

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2017 Parents and Grandparents Program (PGP) re-opens January 3, 2017

As announced by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) on December 14, 2016, a qualified Canadian citizen or permanent resident who wants to sponsor your parents or grandparents, you apply completing an online form and submitting it to IRCC. For 2017, the sponsors will be randomly chosen from those who complete the online form. Here …

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Changes in the Rules of Getting and Keeping Your Canadian Citizenship

The new citizenship Bill C-24 introduced by Canada’s Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, Chris Alexander was fully enforced in June 11, 2015. These changes, according to Chris Alexander would remind individuals that citizenship is not a right but a privilege. It seems that with the changes in the citizenship law, it will be harder to …

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Immigrating to Canada (5/5) – Use of Representative

For the last installment of this blog series, I will try to answer one of the most asked questions that I received since I started this blog series, the question whether you need to hire immigration representative when you apply to immigrate to Canada. When I was still completing my family’s application for Manitoba Provincial …

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