New biometric exemption for permanent residence applicants

On September 22, 2020, Canada announced a new biometric exemption for Permanent Residence applicants with previous biometrics on file. Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, most biometrics collection service centers have been closed since March 27, 2020. However, up to 90 centers across the country started gradually reopening in July 2020, it is still uncertain when the […]

Avoid Immigration Fraud

There are many individuals out there offering immigration advice, however only some of them are authorized to do so. Follow these simple steps when choosing your immigration representative to reduce your risk of becoming a victim of an immigration fraud and losing your money: 1. Is your representative licensed?Whenever you hire a representative to communicate with […]

Immigration category for athletes, coaches, and artists

The Federal Self-Employed Persons class is geared towards applicants who intend and have the ability to become self-employed in Canada while making a significant contribution to the cultural, artistic or athletic life of Canada. The main purpose of this immigration category is to attract talented athletes to represent Canada as a professional athlete, coach, or world-class artist. You must […]

What’s up with the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP) in 2018

On October 20, 2017 AINP announced it would be making the following changes to its streams as of January 2, 2018: 1. Reduce the number of streams available and accept applications under only two streams: the Alberta Opportunity Stream (replacing the Employer-Driven Stream and the Strategic Recruitment Stream) and the Self-Employed Farmer Stream. 2. Introduce Alberta Express Entry […]

British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) in 2019

2019 BC PNP PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS Quick facts: The BC PNP program uses a Skills Immigration Registration System. All candidates are ranked using a points system designed to reflect a candidate’s ability to succeed in the local labour market and become economically established in the province. Periodically, a cut-off score is determined and all those above […]

Permanent Residency

With over 60 Immigration programs to choose from, it is essential to select the immigration category best suited to your needs and skills. We will apply our extensive knowledge of all federal and provincial programs to assess your eligibility against all these streams and provide you with an assessment tailored to your specific situation. As a […]

Official Translations of Documents for the Purpose of Immigration to Canada

Under the rules of Immigration, Refugee and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), every document not written in English or French – including police record, birth certificate etc – must be accompanied by an official translation into one of these languages. IRCC does not accept translations performed by family members, friends or applicants themselves. All Canadian authorities including […]

Health Insurance for IEC Participants

IEC (Working Holidays, Young Professionals and Co-op) program requires its participants to have a proof of travel health insurance covering medical care, hospitalization and repatriation for the whole duration of their IEC participation. Even though most provinces enable IEC participants to enrol in their provincial health plans, having a provincial health car is not enough […]