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Canada Pension Plan

The Canada Pension Plan is a mandatory deduction, taken from your wages in every pay period, that is matched by your employer. This goes towards a retirement pension at age 65. The amount is based on your gross earnings, each pay period. It is NOT supposed to be your entire income at retirement, but only […]

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Emigrating to Canada: Common immigration terms M-Z

If you’re going to immigrate to Canada, you’ll have to wade through a sea of alphabet soup to get there! We’ve drawn together a set of the more common terms you might come across if you’re planning to emigrate to Canada. Medicals = When you are requested by CIC to submit Medical tests MOC = […]

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Emigrating to Canada: Common immigration terms E-L

If you’re going to immigrate to Canada, you’ll have to wade through a sea of alphabet soup to get there! We’ve drawn together a set of the more common terms you might come across if you’re planning to emigrate to Canada. e-CAS = Online status check for applications FW = Foreign Worker Manual GATS = […]

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Emigrating to Canada: Common immigration terms A-D

If you’re going to immigrate to Canada, you’ll have to wade through a sea of alphabet soup to get there! We’ve drawn together a set of the more common terms you might come across if you’re planning to emigrate to Canada. AIP = Approval in Principle (for PR within Canada) AOE = Arranged Offer of […]

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Immigration terminology

We’ve drawn together a set of the more common terms you might come across if you’re planning to emigrate to Canada. Classes of Immigration Skilled Worker = 1 year min full time skilled work experience, points system Business Class = Management experience and investment in Canadian business Provincial Nomination Program = Fast track to help […]

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