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Are there any banks in Canada that don't charge large fees for transactions in foreign currencies? [closed]

Looking at the offers from Canadian banks it seems that the choice is quite poor for people who travel a lot. Every bank seems to charge 2.5% on top of dubious exchange rates for every transaction in ...
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Can you use a rental car/car share to pass the road test for a Canadian driving license?

The page on converting your foreign license to a Canadian one says: Step 2: With two years' of non-learner driving experience, you'll need to take the Class 5 road test. Is it possible for me to ...
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Working and living in both the US and British Columbia (Canada)

I recently accepted a 2-year contract in Vancouver (British Columbia). However, I will be splitting my time between Canada and the US. I have a residence in PA, as well as a driver's license and ...
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How easy is it to find a manual car in North America?

I'm considering moving to the US or Canada and know that I will almost definitely have to buy a car to live there, but, for reasons I needn't expound, I feel extremely unsafe driving a car with an ...
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What is the process of paying import duty when receiving a package from the US in Canada?

I'll be visiting Canada soon and would like to order some used stuff from American sellers on eBay to my AirBnb. Shipping seems to be cheap but I'm a bit confused on how import taxes work at the post ...
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Open a Canadian bank account without being present in Canada?

What are the ways for a non-resident to open a Canadian bank account—preferably without fees—without being physically present in Canada? I know many (but not all) Canadian banks allow non-residents ...
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Why does birth-tourism tend to target the US more than it does Canada? [closed]

Birth-tourism is an act of travelling to another country to give birth there in order for your newborn child to become a citizen of that country. This is a consequence of something called "jus soli". ...
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Can you re-enter as a visitor with time left on a working visa?

Can you re-enter as a visitor with time left on a working visa? Does anyone have experience of this? To give my own example, I'm planning to do this soon, with a working holiday visa that expires in ...
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Is Canadian PR decided solely on “ticking the stated boxes” (including getting the “67 points”)?

Is Canadian permanent residence decided solely on whether the government official can "tick all the boxes" that are publicly stated? (In US English, "put a check mark in all the boxes"). http://www....
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Self-employment solution moving from Canada to Austria

I am going to be moving from Canada to Austria next spring. I hold both an EU citizenship and a Canadian citizenship. I currently operate as a sole proprietor in Canada. One of my clients wants to ...
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How to fill in the Canada Express Entry Profile when I am married but separated and my spouse is not coming with me?

I am completing my Express Entry profile. Under the "Creating your Profile" page, I have answered "Married" for Marital Status. Following this is the question: "Is your spouse/common-law partner ...
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Criminal record check

I had been convicted and got a letter from New Zealand immigration to leave the country. So after 9 months I'm applying for a student visa in Canada. Can someone tell me please if Canada immigration ...
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Can I travel to Canada as a tourist with an Australian UN Convention Travel Document for refugees?

Can I travel to Canada as a tourist with an Australian UN Convention Travel Document for refugees? I have an Australian Travel document or convention travel document for refugees and i want to visit ...
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New born baby - Citizenship rule

Parents are Canadian PR holders migrated from India to Canada. Planning for next baby in Canada. Does new born baby get Canadian citizenship, on the day of birth?
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How does age and employment affect study visa decision?

If someone is unemployed and 40yo, can he get a student visa in Canada? How does the situation compare, ff he has a, Masters offer PhD offer I am refused twice. To me, possible reason could be I ...
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Canadian study permit refusal

I am a citizen of country 'P'(in South Asia), applied from the country 'Q'(in EU) where I was studying. Previous refusal (2017) disclosed and noted. PA (34), married with one minor child intend ...
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What is the average cost to migrate from India to either Australia, Canada or New Zealand? [closed]

I'm analyzing my options as the best country to move to with my family. Immigration is always a big deal and finances are an important aspect of this process. I'd like to inquire what is the cost to ...
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As a non-canadian resident can I get a mortgage loan in Canada?

I am willing to buy an apartment in Canada, where I'll be living for 5 years with a student visa (I am swiss). Can I get a mortgage loan in Canada although I am not Canadian neither a permanent ...
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How to get a work permit for Canada from Malaysia (Indian passport holder)?

I am working in Sutherland Global Services (BPO) as an IT consultant. Is there any way to get a work permit for Canada? I am a graduate with commerce and had 5 years experience in financial services ...
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Emigrate to Canada

Can someone without a college degree but with a high-school diploma, some years of specialized work experience (as computer programmer) and a job offer from a reputable IT company, have problems while ...
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Do I need a Canadian transit visa when I have a visitor visa? [closed]

I am a citizen of India and currently have a Canadian visitor visa that expires in 2018. I currently live in the US. My flight plan at the end of this year from US to India involves a layover in ...
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Can I get a 2-year Canada student visa for a 1-year program?

I am a Nigerian and gained admission into Cambrian College to study pre- health sciences. The course length is 1 year. What is the maximum length of time of a visa issued for a study course like ...
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Immigrating to Canada without a Degree and with EUR [closed]

I today live in Germany, but I am strongly considering to move to Canada. I know there are other question regarding the degree, but my situation is a bit different. I am a Software Developer. 7 ...
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Are engine block heaters common in Ottawa?

I know it can get very cold in Ottawa in the winter. Are automobile engine block heaters common/necessary? If I move a car from the US, would it need to be retrofitted?
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Can father send me the amount of proof of funds required for immigration?

I want to immigrate to Canada. My father is willing to give (not borrow but give) money required for it. Will it be ok to take money from him?
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If you apply for an IEC work permit with a letter of offer can you change jobs once you get there?

I am applying for the IEC young professional work permit at the moment so that I can travel and work in Canada. What happens if I want to change jobs when I get out there, do I have to reapply for a ...
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Work Permit Visa for Canada

I want to work in Canada on a work permit visa. Is there any work permit visa in Canada like USA H1B?
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Will I be able to get CSQ after the completion of the diploma?

I'm currently working as software developer in a company based in Europe and have MSc degree in an engineering discipline. I plan to take programmer analyst mobile and web application development ...
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Does a student coming to Canada for less than 6 months with a travel allowance need a work visa or study permit?

Why I'm coming to Canada: I'm currently a fourth year undergraduate engineering student holding an Indian passport. I've been accepted for a 6-month thesis at Ecole Polytechnique, Montreal, Quebec. ...
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EU Temporary Residence Card and Visa application

Suppose, I have a TRC from Germany. Then, I go to London,UK for a job. Now, can I apply for a Canadian student Visa from London?
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Will it ruin my chances to be PR in Canada if I marry my foreign boyfriend?

I am an international student and graduating next year June and I was wondering if marrying my boyfriend (who will be on a tourist visa) in Canada after my graduation will affect my chance to be ...
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How to work on the cited reasons for the refusal of visa?

My visa application for a study permit has been refused yesterday. They are citing the reason that I won't leave Canada after my stay because of my current employment situation. My plan and ...
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How should a couple apply for Express Entry when both qualify?

I am an IT Professional with 12+ years of experience and hold an MBA degree from India and my wife is also an MBA degree holder and homemaker with no work experience. Currently, we are in the US on L1 ...
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study visa application for Canada

I am submitting my student visa application. I have some confusion regarding these points: If my brother is permanent resident, does it affect my application in any bad way? What other information ...
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Need help to choose area of training for Quebec Skilled Worker Immigration?

I hold BS (Software Engineering) degree and now I am confused which area of training should I choose for my QSW application: Computer Science or Computer Engineering? Am I free to choose any area and ...
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New Brunswick - Express Entry Labour Market Stream

As per the official immigration website of NB, It is informed that, The first step in applying to the NBPNP EELMS is to complete the Expression of Interest (EOI) form and email it to entree.express....
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Medical test for travel to Canada [duplicate]

I am an Indian citizen. I have a Canadian student visa valid from April 2016 to March 2018. I am planning to travel to Canada in early 2017. The validity of my medical test performed for the issuance ...
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Student Visa - Refugee

Im Indian and I had a "refugee status" in Brazil for 1 month.Now im in India.There is no marks in my passport other than Indian & Brazil immigration stamp.Will it be a problem if i apply for a ...
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Can I just upload High School certificate of my spouse for express entry?

I have recently got express entry ITA for permanent resident. I'm currently at the document upload step. While uploading Education (diplomas/degrees) document for my spouse, I found they asked to ...
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Studying in Montreal this Fall; can I visit as a tourist before the start date on my CAQ?

I was accepted into a Master's Program starting in the fall semester. I've already received my Québec Acceptance Certificate and had my application for a study permit approved. (I understand I can ...
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History of Employment when applying for Canadian study permit

In the "Employment" section of the Application for a Study Permit Outside of Canada (IMM 1294), the following question is asked and it's mandatory to fill out the duration, current activity/occupation,...
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How much amount of money should I show to confirm graduate student visa for Canada?

I have got acceptance for a 2-year research program. Tuition fee is C$12692/year. Living expense is C$6000/year. Supervisor will give me C$5000 for the first year but that depends on my performance in ...
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What's the Canada family immigration sibling rule now?

The wording changed on Find out if you’re eligible to sponsor relatives perhaps in 2015 or so (I checked in the Internet Archive) and I do not comprehend the new one at all. First of all, I checked ...
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Can I change an IEC visa to an employer sponsored visa?

I was thinking about moving to Canada for a while under the IEC (working holiday) visa. I'm a software engineer by trade and would look for work in that industry. If I fall in love with the work / ...
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What happens if you drive in British Columbia on a foreign license for more than 3 months?

I'm planning a move to Canada and apparently you have to give up your old license in order to get a local one. This would be extremely inconvenient as I would then have issues with driving back in ...
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Student visa for an exchange program combined with tourism in Canada?

I'm planning to study in Canada as an exchange student for the Spring semester (January-April). It is okay to study in travel visa which allows me to stay at Canada for 6 months. But my plan is study+...
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Medical test for travel to Canada

I am an Indian citizen. I have a valid Canadian Student visa valid from April 2016 to March 2018. I am planning to travel to Canada in early 2017. The validity of my medical test performed for the ...
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Moving From the US to Canada

Last month I went to Canada to visit a friend. I fell in love with the place, so much so that we talked about me moving there. I plan to move there for maybe a year, perhaps longer, depending on how ...
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What are the requirements for applying for Canadian Permanent Residency?

I'm reading up about Canadian Permanent Residency and it's a bit confusing. There seems to be an "Express Entry" program, where you can apply after 1 year of work experience. But what about other ...
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What is the procedure to apply for Canadian visitor visa for parents from Canada? [closed]

I am currently in Canada on a Work permit. I am planning to apply for my parents visitor visa to Canada. Currently my parents are in Mumbai, India. Can I apply for my parents visa from Canada without ...

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