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 →

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