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Customs Duties on Shipping Items to Canada

While tax treaties around the world, like NAFTA, are aimed at eliminating tariffs and duties on goods shipped across international boundaries, the world still has a way to go. There is often a tax or duty that you must pay before Canada Post, or your shipping company, will release the package sent to you from…

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Occupations in Canada that are Work-Permit Exempt

In Canada, there are certain occupations, all of a temporary or event-specific nature, that are exempt from the requirement of a work permit or job offer. You must ensure you meet the requirements in each case on the following list, however. The list includes a wide variety of occupations, from street performers to visiting academics….

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10 Weird Facts About Canada

What seems strange in one place on the Earth, may be completely natural to another. Yet, there always is an objective way of looking at things and judging them for what they really are. Canada is a huge place where one can safely say that many weird things are going on. Here are ten of…

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Top 10 Reasons to Emigrate

Travel is easier than ever before and so more and more people are living where they were not born. Why is that? This article will discuss some major reasons. So—allons-y!—here we go, counting down the Top 10 reasons to give in to that impulse for adventure immigrate to another country.

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The Top 7 Places for Greeks to live in Canada

Greeks are some of this world’s most “spoiled” people, living in a place of extreme and diverse beauty, enjoying delicious seafood treats while their bodies get pleasantly heated from the warmth of the Greek sun. It’s quite difficult for a Greek to leave this way of life and migrate to Northern countries such as Canada…

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More Dying Towns Smart Immigrants Should Avoid. Or should they?

Last year we wrote an article highlighting a bunch of declining Canadian towns that we felt immigrants should avoid. Last year’s article took into account the ten municipalities or towns with the worst population decline between the 2006 census and the 2011 census, as well as unemployment rates, location and salary growth (or lack thereof)….

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The Top 8 Worst Ways to Immigrate to Canada

There are numerous ways to come Canada as both a temporary and permanent resident, and so there are numerous ways to that great goal, Canadian Citizenship. But not all ways are made equal and one thing we have learned in our experience is that the most popular ways people think of immigrating to Canada are…

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Your Top 10 Worst Cities to Immigrate to in Canada

We conducted an internet poll, that most scientific of data collection methods. The poll included the 8 cities in our original list and 12 major cities throughout Canada. Through slightly more than 24 hours, here’s how our users ranked the top 10:

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Why You Should Apply for a Trade Certificate in Canada

Many qualified people are currently working in Canada who have not had their trade certificate or credentials recognised.

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How to enlist in a government-funded language course in Canada

The Canadian government offers free language courses to eligible permanent residents and citizens

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Top 10 Other Places to Move to in Canada

Every immigrant knows about Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver. But where else can you go turn if you want a slower pace of life, quicker access to greenery, and maybe a little less competition for jobs and space? Here are some other suggestions: 1. Calgary Pengrowth Saddledome, Calgary [Public Domain] Yeah, that’s right, Cowtown. Its population…

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