The challenges of immigration

We love sharing about how great life in Canada is – the beauty, the safety, the fun things to do, the adventure – but this doesn’t mean that things have always been perfect, or that they’ve been easy. When it comes to immigration, we can often choose to see life through rose-tinted glasses. You want... Continue Reading →

Celebrating our Confirmation of Permanent Residence

Finally, the day we had been waiting for arrived this month - we received our "golden email" requesting our passports to finalise our permanent residence application. After a long 16-month wait, the limbo is finally over and we can officially start planning our big move to Calgary. I don't think I'll ever forget the moment... Continue Reading →

Useful links for Canadian immigration

When you initially start thinking about emigrating to Canada and begin exploring the different options, it can be completely overwhelming. I regularly see questions on the forums about where to start, so I’ve put together a list of useful sites that’ll help you find your way around the process. Where to begin...First and foremost, the... Continue Reading →

Stop obsessing about visa timelines

I see so many posts on the online forums lately asking or complaining about the processing times for Canadian visas, whether it’s waiting for an LMIA, a work permit approval or PR via Express Entry. If you really want to drive yourself crazy, then start obsessing about a timeline... We need to all understand that... Continue Reading →

Info and documents needed for Express Entry

It’s quite a process to gather all the required documents for Express Entry, but if you make your list and work through it methodically, it’s really not too bad. Things that are likely to take the longest are your documents from Home Affairs, as the wait times for these can sometimes stretch into months. Waiting... Continue Reading →

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