When traveling abroad (for any reason; to immigrate or for a holiday) make sure your passport has more than 6-month validity. To ensure that your transitioning smoothly into your new host country don’t end up being burned, make sure to monitor your passport’s validity. But what happens if it will expire while you are abroad?
On 1 August 2010, the Embassy of the Philippines in Ottawa started issuing the state-of-the art ePassport to first-time passport applicants and those renewing their Philippine passports.
If you have your permits and are actively making preparations for you departure, here’s some advice so that you don’t forget anything.
Before embarking on the process of immigrating to Québec, it is important to plan your project and take all the time you need to maximize your chances and ensure that your immigration and integration into Québec society go smoothly.
A cabin in Canada, surrounded by bears and moose? When you travel around Québec, you’ll see wonderful scenery with lakes, forests and cottages, but when living in Montréal, forget about the log cabin! When arriving in Québec, many immigrants hope to find a job that matches their skills and fulfills their dreams.
Designed to lift February doldrums, the 17th annual Montréal en lumière food-and-wine festival opens Thursday for a 17-day run. China is the honoured country, Boston honoured city and dinners run as high as $300. But this year, 15 participating restaurants are offering low-priced brunches and lunches as well as dinners. The lunches range from $25 at Quartier Général to $49 at La Chronique, and the brunches from $25 at Le Local to $40 at Lili. Co. (plus wine, taxes and service).
Tuesday morning’s rush hour has been a slow go for motorists as snow-covered streets and highways make getting around Montreal difficult.
Mother Nature has chosen mid-February as a good time to kick off winter, and Environment Canada responded with an extreme-cold warning on Saturday.
Canada is officially in recession.
The economy shrank in the second quarter of 2015, making it the second quarterly contraction in a row. Gross domestic product in Canada fell at a 0.5% annualized rate in the quarter. In the first quarter the economy shrank by 0.8%.
The drop in oil prices that began more than a year ago has been hard on the net oil-exporting nation.
The Canadian dollar — aka the loonie — is at its lowest since 2004, trading at around $1.33 per US dollar on Monday.
Some CIC clients may check the status of their immigration or citizenship application online anytime and anywhere, (24 hours a day, 7 days a week).
Visit http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/my_application/status.asp to check your status.