Immigration

  • The Digital Nomad and Canadian Immigration Over the course of the past several years I have noticed a steady increase in the number of what I call digital nomads seeking to immigrate to Canada.  These individuals, often avid readers of Tim Ferriss’s The Four Hour Work Week, typically work from home.  They are hyper efficient, and ...
  • Interim pathway for caregivers deadline June 4 Caregivers who came to Canada to provide care to Canadian families, in the hope of becoming a permanent residents can apply to the Interim Pathway for Caregivers. The deadline is June 4 to apply. “Caregivers came to Canada to provide care to families that need it, and it’s time for ...
  • Immigrant children’s health declines rapidly after arrival in Canada By: Hassan Vatanparast, University of Saskatchewan and Ginny Lane, University of Saskatchewan A healthy, happy future, free from poverty: This is the aspiration of many new immigrants and refugees to Canada and the United States. Leaving harsh conditions and food scarcity behind, they embrace the safety and relative affluence that North ...
  • Five survival strategies for spouses and partners of international students It’s a new year and everyone with a project is busy again. But what about when you have your own hopes and goals, yet find yourself in an unfamiliar country supporting a spouse or partner who is an international student? Over the past two decades, Canada has experienced massive growth ...
  • Biometrics now required for visa applicants from Asia and Americas Canada is expanding its biometrics collection program for 2019. Now, nationals from countries in Asia, Asia Pacific and the Americas — in addition to Europe, Middle East and Africa — will need to give their fingerprints and photo (biometrics) when applying for a visitor visa, study or work permit, or ...