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Aylan Kurdi and Canada’s Refugee Policy

Aylan Kurdi by Defend International / Wikimedia Commons / CC BY-SA 3.0 Aylan Kurdi is the 3 year old child washed up on a beach in Turkey. The boat he, his 5 year old brother and his parents, as well as 8 other refugees were travelling in capsized in the Mediterranean. They were trying to reach a Greek island and from there…

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Industry News Headlines

News Aggregate Update for the month of January 2022   Asylum: Toronto health-care worker denied residency, could be deported because she had a baby Asylum: These refugees are desperate to get to Canada. But for some, the wait is almost 4 years long, and growing Asylum: After years in limbo, an Afghan interpreter prepares to…

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China Visa

Visit China [Public Domain] Canadians need a visa to travel to China.   Index Climate of China Culture of China Visas to China Embassy and Consulates of China in Canada Vaccines for China Travel Alerts for China Calling China Chinese Money Chinese Electric Information Emergency Information for Canadians in China Calling Canada from China Maps…

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Brazil visa

Canadian citizens and permanent residents need a visa to Brazil. The Brazil tourist visa covers leisure visits to the country for people visiting friends and relations or who wish to holiday there. Brazil tourist visas are limited to a fixed period of time and no business activity is allowed. The Brazil business visa covers both…

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Tuition and Living Expenses for Foreign Students in Canada

Canadian tuition is very reasonable at most post-secondary schools in Canada. If you’re a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada. However, international students pay around 3 times the tuition that a Canadian or permanent resident pays. Is that fair? Perhaps not. Is it reasonable? That depends on what you compare it to. Compared…

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Minors Studying in Canada & Custodianship

While most international students studying at the post-secondary level in Canada are no longer minors, it can sometimes be the case that a first-year (or even a second-year) student is below what we call the Age of Majority in Canada. If you are below the Age of Majority, you are legally considered a minor and…

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Who Doesn’t Need a Study Permit?

The following people normally do not need a study permit for post-secondary studies in Canada. Please note that short-term studies of 6 or less months NOW NEED a study permit due to COVID concerns. This may change back to no longer needing a study permit for these short-term studies, but for now, you need a…

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Eligibility and Designated Learning Institutions List (DUI)

In order to be eligible for a study permit, you must meet some basic requirements. In the first place, you have to have been accepted at a Designated Learning Institution (DLI) and have enrolled in a study program at your DLI. You also have to prove you have the money to pay tuition costs and…

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Am I Eligible to Sponsor My Parents/Grandparents?

Am I Eligible to Sponsor My Parents/Grandparents? You have to be 18 years of age or older You have to be living in Canada You have to be one of the following: A Canadian citizen, A permanent resident of Canada, or A registered Indian under the Canadian Indian Act – go here for more information….

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How to get married in Canada to a foreigner?

An in-depth step-by-step article showing you how to fill out the application and answering the most frequently asked questions   Are you wondering about a foreign national getting married in Canada? Or whether you can get married in Canada on a visitor visa – assuming you are not Canadian? Maybe you’re wondering whether you can…

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New to Canada – Getting you PR Card/Driver’s License/Heath Card

We’re now at that wonderful stage where the principal applicant has been approved and is in Canada. However, now they have to obtain some of those key pieces of ID that will allow them to be functional members of society in Canada. So, while you can definitely celebrate, the work isn’t quite over yet. We’re…

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How to File Your Taxes in Canada for the First Time in 4 Steps

Is this your first time filing taxes in Canada? Paying your taxes is an annual occasion that happens in April of each year, when you have to file your taxes by the end of that month or pay penalties for filing late.

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