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Could one leave / migrate away from Canada after making citizenship application

I have a specific question on Canada citizenship. If somebody have spent required amount of residency years on PR & satisfied requirements for application for Canadaian citizenship. I read that- ...
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Normal and sensible way to get internet connection in Canada and the average cost?

Moving to Canada (Vancouver) from Iran, and planning my expenses up ahead I was wondering how much do you normally pay for internet per month and what is my best option for a normal plan ? How do ...
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Live in the US, work in Canada

Can an American citizen, living in the US near the Canada/US border, work in Canada legally? What paperwork/permissions are required? (There is a position in the film industry I am interested in and ...
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Repeal of conditional PR in Canada

Some of you might have heard about the removal of the two year conditional permanent resident status for spousal visas in Canada. Here is a news article about the same. My question is if this is ...
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Where can I find this kind of sugar free and low sodium biscuit?

Issue I grew up in Switzerland where I ate these biscuits (Blevita from Migros) with a glass of milk every night before going to bed. I am a bit addicted to these simple biscuits :) I have now been ...
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US license, registration, etc. in Canada

I'm going to be working in Canada for a short (36 month) contract. This means that, at least according to the following resources, I should be able to keep my US license, registration, and insurance: ...
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Canada PGWP - Immigrate my spouse to Canada, What are my options?

BACKGROUND: I have a Post Graduate work permit valid up to 2018. I have a NOC class A 2175 job and I am planning to apply for permanent residence. My employer has already filed a pre-screen ...
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IELTS, TEF for express entry Canada. Where to take them.. could be anywhere I like?

I'm applying for an express entry residency for Canada. Can I take the IELTS and the TEF exams ANYWHERE I want to or are there specific institutions which are valid for this procedure? Can't seem to ...
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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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Can I visit US before H-1B start date but after petition is approved?

My H-1B start date is in Jan 2015. Can I travel to the US as a visitor (Canadian Citizen) in December, and then reenter the US in January on the H-1B?
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How to get medicines in Canada?

While you can carry your Schedule F medication when returning from abroad you are not allowed to receive it in the mail (http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/dhp-mps/compli-conform/import-export/gui-0084_biu-uif-...
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Is there any limit on how often a US citizen studying in Canada can return to the US?

I'm a US citizen currently living in Canada on a study permit. I've been flying back to the US fairly frequently for a variety of reasons, mostly for short trips (a week or so). Is there any limit on ...
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UK citizen living in canada for three years - do i change my address in the UK to canada?

I am a UK citizen living in Canada on a sponsored work permit for three years. I still have a property in the UK, so should I keep that as my address with banks, credit cards etc or should I update ...
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NOC code for Devops Engineer - 2173 or 2174

My designation is Senior Software Engineer, where my roles and responsibilities are as of a devops engineer -- build and release and cloud (AWS) Please help me chose the best NOC code for Canada PR. ...
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Working remotely for a foreign company in Canada as a dependent of a student

I have question about visas and working in Canada. My wife is going to study in Canada for a year or two so our 2 children and I are going with her as so-called "dependents" on her visa. We currently ...
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Can I join the Canadian Forces as a foreigner with a work visa?

I want to join the Canadian Army. I applied for a work visa and received an answer saying that : Votre demande pour travailler au Canada a été approuvée. Un permis de travail vous sera délivré à ...
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Why do I need to bring a second driver with me in case I don't pass the British Columbia, Canadian road test?

The page on converting your foreign license to a British Columbia one says: Step 2: With two years' of non-learner driving experience, you'll need to take the Class 5 road test. Note: Bring another ...
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Is the 3 month limit on driving with your foreign license valid for each individual province or for Canada as a whole?

According to the ICBC website: Welcome to B.C.! After moving here, you have 90 days to switch over your valid licence to a B.C. driver’s licence. Does this limit apply to all of Canada or does it ...
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Can I 'cancel' my study permit and still return to Canada in the future?

I'm hoping this is the appropriate place to ask; I've recently moved to Canada, and I want to move back home to the States for personal, mental health reasons. My study permit is valid for two years (...
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Will I be allowed to enter Canada with my almost expired Canadian student visa/permit?

I had to visit my mom and parents after 2 years in Canada and to my misfortune what was supposed to be a one month holiday got extended into 4 months due to my mom's health condition. I haven't ...
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How many months do you have to move to Canada if you get awarded an IEC visa?

My boyfriend and myself are just about to complete the International Experience Canada application but we are hesitant because we aren't looking to go to Canada for another 10 months. If we are ...
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Working for US-based company remotely in Canada

I am a citizen of the Philippines. I am currently employed by a US company and working remotely for them as a contractor. Is it possible to immigrate to Canada and maintain the same setup? I will be ...
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Entrepreneurship visa/migration without investment?

I am entrepreneur working on online businesses for local markets, and had some successful projects before. Now I wish to move to a EU or North America, and start a new business there, but most ...
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How much points for BS(Software Engineering) Degree Title for Quebec skilled worker program 2015?

I am confused with title of my Bachelors Degree to calculate points for QSW 2015. Title of my Degree is BS(Software Engineering) 4 Years. Is this degree can be categorized in Bachelors in Computer ...
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Query on point system of Express entry Canada

I got an IELTS score being Non-English as primary language: Listening-6.5 Reading-6.0 Writing-6.0 Speaking-6.0 My wife has an IELTS score: Listening-7.0 Reading-5.5 Writing-6.0 Speaking-6.0 How ...
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What to do in relation to pension funds when leaving Canada?

A Canadian friend of mine, who lived all his life in Canada, is about to permanently move to the European Union. What would happen with his Canadian pension if he decides to stay in Europe?
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Canadian citizen employed in the US remotely?

I am a Canadian citizen and a Canadian resident. I am currently freelancing and my largest customer, a US public company, is interested in employing me instead of a contract relationship. Is there a ...
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Can a F1 visa(expired) applicant apply for Canada visa from USA?

My F-1 student visa is already expired this year(June, 2018) and I am currently working on my OPT's STEM Extension work authorization, which expires by May 2019. My current employer has sponsored my H-...
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I think my family and I were deported (but not sure) from Canada when I was 16. I need info to go home

Background: I was 16 at the time as a Pakistani refugee with my family. Things didn't work out and we were given 30 days to leave the country. We left within the first week (to the US by border and ...
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I need an employment letter for immigration but I'm a freelancer

I've been programming for more than 10 years, professionally for more than 5 years. I'm a computer scientist applying for immigration to Canada. An employment letter is required. For most of my life, ...
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How can I emigrate to the US without a college degree?

I'm 19, I have Italian citizenship and working in Germany as a web developer. My dream has been to move to the US since I was 12. I won't say much about why it's like that because it would be a long ...
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How to read Unique Client Identifier (UCI) for Canadian Express Entry application?

I am applying on the Canadian Express Entry scheme. In the application form they asked me if I have ever applied for immigration, refugee or citizenship status of Canada before? I did apply for a ...
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Got Canadian student visa without medical done!

I got a Canadian student visa but no medical done yet. I got my passport with visa stamp. Is this okay? Am I going to have any problem later when I arrive in Canada? I got my admission for Fall 2017 ...
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buying car in USA with Canadian driver licence

If I live in USA now, but have a Canadian driver licence, can I buy and register car here or I need to register and get car insurance in Canada? I works in US by TN visa. I applied for SSN, but didn'...
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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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Emigrating to Canada with IELTS

Today, one of my friends told me that Canada has a special program for IELTS test takers. If you can collect enough points, the Canadian embassy issues you a visa, although I am uncertain of the type ...
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Getting the Canadian citizenship for my 3 years old child

I do not know what to do, and I am stressed about the situation. I would appreciate some guidance or comments. I was born in Canada, my father is Canadian and I lived there several years in my life (...
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Which is the nearest town to saskatoon(SK) for economic living?

I have a plan to move to saskatchewan(CANADA) with PR status. I would be moving alone to Saskatchewan and my family members would be joining me after my job settlement. I would prefer sharing ...
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How long can I be out of the US on a TN (NAFTA) visa?

Due to the spread of the coronavirus my organization is recommending (essentially mandating) that all employees work from home (WFH) until further notice. I was planning on traveling to Canada from ...
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Already have a priority date for Green Card, but planning to be jobless for half a year, what happens to my priority date?

I'm a Canadian working in the US on the TN status. I already have a priority date from the I-140 approval notice, the I-797. However, I plan to leave my job, go back to Canada and come back to the US ...
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Will there be any problem if a passport is renewed before landing as a Permanent Resident in Canada?

My existing passport has validity of one year plus and my Permanent Resident visa is stamped in this passport. However, recently I have early renewed my passport in order to avoid passport renewal ...
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I am on US F-1 visa OPT and I want to apply for Canada PR do I need to give IELTs again?

I am on F-1 visa OPT and this year my visa is going to get expire. Do I need to give IELTS again for Canada PR? And If I file for canada PR now how long it takes to complete process?
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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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Do I need a degree for the Express Entry Program in Canada

Is it feasible getting a permanent permit for Canada without a degree? Considering I would have a couple of years of experience and required field, and having the highest scores in IELTS? Thanks!
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Canada: How to create Job seeker account in Job Bank?

As per the news letter received from CIC Canada, Below is the point mentioned: To complete your online Express Entry profile, you will need to create a Job Seeker Account with Job Bank so you can ...
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I got my H-1B (from TN), but what about my wife's TD?

I would normally ask my lawyer, but he's gone AWOL since a week ago. I am a Canadian who came to the US as TN. My wife has TD naturally. Last week I received my H-1B approval with COS (change of ...
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Clothing value for customs in Canada

When moving to Canada what I should claim as the value of clothing I have worn and bring into the country?
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Transferring money from mom's account for Express entry proof of funds

I have an express entry profile but at the moment I do not have 13000 CAD in my bank account to show as proof of funds. When I receive the invitation, would it be possible for me to transfer account ...
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Should I have ECA before submitting EOI in SINP?

I have lodged and submitted an EOI a week ago, and received an ITA the day after. The problem is, I hadn’t ECA and Professional Status(licensure) at the time I was submitting the EOI but I mistakenly ...
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What is the full process of exchanging a foreign driver's license in British Columbia?

When someone becomes a resident in British Columbia they are normally required to exchange their license. What is the full sequence of steps for doing so, in practice?

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