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International Women’s Day

Today is International Women’s Day. To my beloved wife, my mother, my partner, my mom and sisters in law, my aunts and cousines, friends, to every women, for being who you are and what you bring to this world, we

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Why some people get to immigrate and others don’t

Every year the Canadian government welcomes around 250.000 permanent residents. However the number of persons that apply for immigration programs is much higher than that. Today’s post is about the reason why some people succeed in their immigration processes and

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SuperVisa approval rate

As of December 1, 2011, the Canadian Government has a special type of visa for parents and grandparents of Canadian permanent residents, called Super Visa. According to the official information published today, the approval rate is quite high, which is

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Growing Canada – 2011 Immigration Statistics

Canada welcomed a quarter of a million of immigrants in 2009, this admission rate being one of the highest in the world. It becomes a bigger home country every year, growing stronger and stronger thanks to newcomers. Here are some

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Spouse sponsorship news

A Canadian permanent resident or citizen has the right sponsor a spouse, common-law or conjugal partner under certain conditions. Should the sponsorship be accepted and the permanent residence granted, the sponsor will be financially responsible for 3 years, however there

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Canada’s Immigration Plan for 2012

Every year the Canadian government establishes the number of immigrants to be accepted under different categories. For 2012 the admission range is of 240,000 to 265,000 immigrants, maintained for the sixth consecutive year. The 2012 levels plan reflects the Government

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Montreal – one of the Best Student Cities

Montreal, probably the most European of North America’s major cities, is well-known for its bilingual character, multicultural environment, educational institutions with a great reputation, low cost of living and great quality of life. A recent study ranks Montreal #10 among

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Quebec Selected Immigrants landing elsewhere

Many candidates for immigration prefer to apply under the Quebec programs because it is faster in some cases, or because they don’t qualify for other programs. Recent studies have shown that many of those who hold a Quebec Selection Certificate

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Friday promotion – 10% discount

Saint Valentine’s Day is closer and closer. Canadian stores are full of love decorations, everything is pink and heart-shaped. Today’s post is dedicated to those in love with Canada and wishing to apply for permanent or temporary residence – we

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Tip of the week – Evaluate your properties

Before immigrating, get an official estimation of the real estate properties you own, this way if you sell them after you become a Canadian permanent resident, the estimated amount will not be considered as income, so no taxes on revenue

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