An Overview of CERB for Small Businesses in Ontario

CERB is the acronym for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit currently being provided by the Canadian government. It’s the financial support provided to employed and self-employed individuals whose income have taken a hit due to COVID19. Eligible participants can receive up to $2,000 for a 4-week period ($500 a week). You can …

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Setting Up My Self-Employed Business in Canada

Today, I will be sharing how I set up my self-employed business after I arrived in Canada. I already touched on this briefly in my earlier post about My First Few Days in Canada and trying to get everything done at once.  Before I arrived in Canada, I already went …

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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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Federal Self-Employment Entry Process – My Story

Federal Self-Employment Entry Process - My Story

My journey to applying for the self-employment immigration route took longer than it should have because the first time I thought about it in 2015, I was discouraged by the timeline. Back then, it was almost nine years. I also spoke to a few immigration consultants but they actively discouraged …

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