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In my experience, I have found that the international opportunities available to me have been greatly enhanced by having a Bachelors degree. None of the international moves I have made would have been possible without it. You will want to check the requirements for applying for a work permit for Canada to see whether a Bachelors degree is required for your ...


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Yes, you can. All the instructions you need are on the page you linked: You can apply for an Ontario Photo Card if you: do not drive are a resident of Ontario, and are 16 years of age and older You will need to bring to a ServiceOntario centre: original identity documents to prove your legal name, date of birth and signature ...


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A licensing agency cannot verify how much you have actually driven. The rules you have quoted are probably in place to cover new drivers, since different countries have different rules regarding restrictions on new drivers (at night, with passengers, valid hours, etc). If you have held a valid drivers license in the same jurisdiction for more than 24 months, ...


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I don't disagree with the other answers about getting a job, but your question is missing an important point. Having a Bachelors degree will be a huge help in acquiring Permanent Residence. Canadian immigration works on a points system, and you will get a substantial number of points for completing your degree. While not having one won't exclude you, ...


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I work in a software company in Southwest Ontario. We hire people without a bachelor degree, but the hurdle is high. As mentioned in another response: It's not necessary to get a job, but it will be difficult to get interviews. Your starting salary will probably also be lower compared to an undergraduate. To get interviews you need to pass the filters of the ...


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Answering for Ontario: I can't see any reason why "driving without a license" doesn't apply. However you should be aware of the cascading effect of some offences. Your insurance assumes that you are a licensed driver, so it's possible that you could be accused of driving without insurance as well. Also note the clause about "could significantly affect your ...


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Any Canadian job posted online will have a basic requirement that you are eligible to work in Canada (This includes minimum wage jobs too). That means either you are a Citizen/Permanent Resident of Canada or have a valid work permit. Basically you have limited options right now. The only jobs available to foreign nationals might be the ones on job bank or ...


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The process depends on where your license is from. As your links says, if your license is from certain countries you an simply exchange it for an Ontario license. Netherlands is not on the list. This page documents the process for other countries. You exchange your license for a G1 license, granting restricted driving privileges. You are then in the system ...


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What I have learned over the years is that good experience and ability to understand problems and discuss solutions, can get you a decent job. However, having a degree will get you interviews. Companies are usually flooded with CVs (resumes or whatever), and the HR department (or recruitment agency, or poor person who got roped into sorting through ...


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I have asked a local driving school, and they report that "enough" should be 15 to 20 trips of at least 5 km each. Driving back and forth to a destination 5 km away counts as two trips.


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It depends :-) What IS your current country? I immigrated from Germany with a drivers license for cars, motorcycles and heavy trucks. Ontario would only convert my car license into a "G". I lost my motorcycle license and had to go through M1, M2 to M. I haven't renewed my heavy truck license at all. I was told if I had immigrated from Switzerland my ...


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You can buy private health insurance until OHIP kicks in. You can find more information here: Where can I buy private health insurance for newcomers and visitors to Canada? You can find a list of insurance providers here Alternatively, you can also use a broker to get various quotes. Make sure to go through the policy to make sure what's covered and what'...


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Answering own question for others: It is not possible due to visa and legal guidelines. The work visa is associated with an office location where the employee is supposed to work and that location has to be definitive.


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