Immigration to Canada

Change in Fees for Federal Self-Employed Class

How are y’all doing out there? I hope you’re staying safe as best as you can. Are you planning to apply for the Federal Self Employed category this year and onwards? There have been some changes in the application fees to take into consideration when putting together your immigration budget. …

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Can I Land in Canada During the Coronavirus Crisis?

Unless you live under a rock, you would have heard about the recent pandemic known as Coronavirus (COVID-19) making its way around the world. Depending on what country you live in, they might have banned travel completely, restricted travel to and from certain places and/or advised self-isolation for at least …

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Do I Qualify for the Federal Self-Employed Stream Program to Canada?

The Federal Self-Employed Stream is just one of the many ways through which people can immigrate to Canada. This stream is specifically for persons who have been self-employed in certain professions for 2 years. The stream used to include farm management as well but it was suspended in March 2018. In …

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What to Do if You Don’t Have a Canadian Address for PR Card Delivery

What to Do if You Don’t Have a Canadian Address for PR Card Delivery

I’ve been a permanent resident of Canada for a few weeks now and I’ve been busy with a lot of things including starting a new job. If you’re interested in how I went about securing a job so quickly, I’ll address that in a later post as it relates to …

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Federal Self-Employed Program (Business Plan Template)

Federal Self-Employed Program (Business Plan Template)

I have received emails asking about including a business plan with your application. First of all, they don’t specifically ask for it. However, when I received an update in my CIC account, one of the requests was that I prove I am able to create employment for myself at the very …

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