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Canada vs Australia – Where should I Go: Brisbane or Calgary?

Australia compared to Canada, Brisbane compared to Calgary Welcome to part 4 of our Australia vs. Canada series: Brisbane vs. Calgary. So here goes our series next installment: a subtropical city near surfing paradises, and a continental climate near some of the world’s best skiing and most beautiful national parks.

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What happens when you die undocumented in Canada?

Not leaving a will can complicate matters for your offspring when you die, but what happens if you are an undocumented person, working in the underground economy for example, and you die in Canada, without possessing any official documents?

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Does Out-Migration Hurt Canada?

Out-migration means those who immigrate into Canada and then leave the country after any given time period and for any number of reasons. An immigrant to Canada may leave after a certain time never to return, or may return at least once. Is Out-Migration in fact an unfunded liability for the Canadian government and thus…

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Top 10 Reasons to Immigrate to Vancouver

The popularity of cities and regions ebb and flow, and right now, there are few places hotter in North America than the Pacific Northwest.  Even more than 20 years after the latest boom, the region remains one of the wealthiest, most cultured, and most diverse areas on the continent. All of this and more makes…

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Top 10 Countries Sending Immigrants to the United Kingdom

In Spite of All Temptations to Belong to Other Nations From the St. Crispin Day Speech from Shakespeare’s Henry V—“We few, we happy few, we band of brothers”—to Evelyn Waugh’s Sword of Honour trilogy to the paintings of Turner, English art and literature are rife with patriotic fervor.  And after all, why not?  The United…

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How to Download and Use Adobe Acrobat for IRCC Forms

To complete any Canadian immigration application, whether a paper application, or an online application form at Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s website, you must first download Adobe Acrobat Reader, version 10 or higher. The Adobe Acrobat Reader enables your computer to interact with a document in PDF format which is what you will need to…

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How To Fix Mistakes on a PR Card

If, when you receive your first PR card, there is a mistake that needs to be fixed, then the process for doing so is not the same as applying for a replacement card. In the case of a mistake on your first PR card, you must apply for a Request to Reissue a Permanent Resident…

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Canada vs the USA: Where should I go?

Canada compared to the United States, Toronto compared to New York City The United States and Canada have long been two of the most popular destinations for migrants seeking a better life. The question is, where should you settle? So, what’s it going to be? Moose or Bald Eagles? Hockey or Football? This article highlights…

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Does Your Nationality Affect Your Canadian Immigration Application Processing Time?

Your nationality in itself may not necessarily affect the processing times of your application with Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, whether for a temporary visa or for permanent residence. Where the visa application centre you apply at is located, however, will determine your processing time. In other words, processing times vary according to the location…

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What is the Difference Between a Certificate of Identity and a Refugee Travel Document?

If you are in Canada, but not a citizen and you cannot get a passport from your home country, you either need a Refugee Travel Document and a Certificate of Identity to travel outside of Canada. To help you understand the difference, read this article.

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The Economic Impact of Immigration on Canada

Pie Chart [Public Domain] If you’ve been watching the news any time in the last decade, you’ll know that the question of immigration is one that is at the forefront of domestic and international politics the world over. In this article, we’ll take a look at a summary of immigration to Canada, and try to…

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The Top 10 Western Countries its Easiest to Immigrate to

by Peter Lawther / Flickr / CC BY 4.0 We’re lucky enough to live in an age where immigration is rather commonplace. There are a variety of reasons today to leave your home and start anew, and then, of course, there’s that old American adage— “Go West, young man.” Many nations in the West have…

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