Applying for temporary or permanent resident status from within Canada now easier

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Foreign nationals applying from within Canada for temporary or permanent residence, or to extend or renew their visitor visa, work or study permit will now be able to give their biometrics within Canada. Applicants can have their fingerprints and photo taken at any of the 58 designated Service Canada locations across the country.  “Fingerprints and […]

Hand-holding society

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by David Mendoza Every year, thousands of us, come to Canada from all over the world in pursuit of better life and career opportunities. Some of us come to find ourselves, some to relocate with our families, some to escape from war, and some to study and upgrade our skills. Call us International students, immigrants, […]

Employers today are looking at your social media profiles too

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Today, applying to a job also means that you need to be prepared for your potential employer to want to take a look at your social media profiles. This might include your Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn profiles. Given that our world is moving to more digital interactions, employers and application tracking systems are also looking […]

An immigrant success story: Bassem Ghali

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Self-made entrepreneur Bassem Ghali can be an inspiration to us all. What started out as a side project at work turned into a hard-earned career in the world of search engine optimization. Bassem’s advice? Have courage and try new things! Get his full story in the video.

Canadian Language Benchmarks standard, and what it means to newcomers

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Communities are stronger when everyone is engaged, connected and well-integrated. For that very reason, developing language skills is essential for any newcomer to Canada. Some newcomers need help to improve their language skills to get a job, while others want to learn English in order to navigate activities and interactions in their daily lives. This […]

Meet Bela Ravi, an immigrant-turned-changemaker in Canada

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Bela Ravi is one of the several immigrants who are making a difference in communities across Canada. She has been working tirelessly to introduce much-needed services by organizing fundraisers in her city. For Bela, who came to Canada from India in 1973, this is a way of giving back to Sudbury. “This is the place […]


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