Keyword(s): immigration to Canada
Open Sesame! Or How Your Canadian Passport is a Key to Many Doors
Along with many other advantages, the Canadian passport will allow you to travel freely to developed countries all over the world. According to the Henley Visa Restrictions Index 2013, Canadians can visit 170 countries and territories without a visa, or obtain one upon arrival.
Notice to Prepare for Your Citizenship Exam
If you have applied for Canadian Citizenship and have received, completed and submitted a Residence Questionnaire, alongside supporting documentation, you will be receiving a Notice to prepare for your citizenship exam. What is it and what do you need to do with it? Find out here.
The Worst Countries to Immigrate To
Everybody knows that anyone who can avoid it is not going to live in Haiti, North Korea, Somalia, or South Sudan. Obviously the worst countries to live in are not going to attract a lot of immigrants. Just for fun, here is the list of the 10 worst countries to live in for 2013, by…
Buy Your Passport, Buy Your Citizenship
People often see immigration to Canada and other parts of the world as a way of pursuing new opportunities, obtaining valuable experience or simply being with their loved ones. Some governments have taken to selling visas and citizenship as a way of doing business. Let’s look at what that costs are in different countries around…
Is Gay Marriage Now Sort of Legal in Cuba?
In a Cuban first, a man, who apparently identifies as gay, married a transgender woman in 2011. The woman, originally a man, had been the subject of the first Government-approved sex change operation back in 2007. Is Gay Marriage now sort of legal in Cuba?
Mistakes that cause your PR Card Application to be returned or refused
Using the wrong version of the application forms – always use the most up to date version of the application forms which are posted on the IRCC website. Writing your name on the application differently than it appears on your previous immigration document – When you fill out the PR card application, your name needs…
Citizenship and Immigration Canada’s List of High Risk Countries
Citizenship and Immigration Canada’s (CIC) standards for letting people into Canada are constantly changing. CIC has recently moved forward with a concept of “high risk” nationals, from certain countries, who will get greater scrutinity. This is affecting both visitors to Canada and Canadian Permanent Residents. How Does the “High Risk” List Affect Visitors to Canada?…
Passport Horror Stories
It Could Happen to You: Pat’s Story, George’s Story, Doug’s Story What to Do Once Your Passport Has Been Stolen 1. Contact the consulate or embassy nearest you. 2. Get two passport photos taken and file a police report. 3. Your options when you’re replacing your stolen passport. Option 1: Regular replacement passport. Option 2:…