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Educational Credential Assessment

The Federal Skilled Worker Program, now processed via Express Entry, requires the main applicants to assess their educational credentials prior to expressing interest for permanent residence.

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Dual citizenship

After 4 years of permanent residence a person may apply for Canadian citizenship. Here is a question we hear quite often : Do I have to renounce my citizenship in order to become a Canadian citizen?

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Canadian Temporary Resident Visa

Are you planning to travel to Canada? Find out who needs a Canadian Temporary Resident Visa (TRV), what are the chances to obtain one, what can be done if the visa is refused, for how long the visa is issued

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Alternatives to the FSW

The Federal Skilled Workers program created a lot of expectations yet it is very limited: only 24 eligible occupations, 300 applications per profession, maximum of 5,000 applications in total… The number of received applications has yet to be updated on

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News for Quebec Skilled Workers – Certified copies

Starting March 2012, the Quebec government made various changes in the regulations for the submission of an Application for a Quebec Selection Certificate, one being the requirement to present most documents only in certified copies (or originals). Obtaining a certified

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Immigration Fair in Montreal

Every year in Montreal is host to two-day immigration fair called Le Salon de l’Immigration, where immigrants and aspiring immigrants can find pertinent information on employment, settlement, integration and immigration processes. It is with pride and pleasure that Martineau &

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Online visa application

A record number of visas was issued in 2012 by the Canadian government: almost 1 million. This represents a 40% increase compared to 2004 and it is the result of the current government plan to speed and ease the process

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