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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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Quisqueya - Ginnie Bedggood's excellent account of expat life in the Dominican Republic

Quisqueya

Dave reviews Quisqueya, Ginnie Bedggood's account - at turns funny, candid and hard-hitting - of her first eight years as an expat in the Dominican Republic. Compulsory reading for any expat planning to move to a developing country!

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How to capitalise on Alberta’s worker shortage

"A good metaphor for the Canadian job market would be to describe it as an iceberg. The visible job market represents the tip, which is above the water. However, most of the jobs - like most of the iceberg - are hidden from view." Thelma suggests ways of tapping into all of those vacancies that never get advertised.

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