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    Vancouver Settler Thread

    +1 613-944-4000 Call them up. I called them today to check for my cards status and poof.... they said that they were unable to scan my pics and sent some letter to me (today only) for further communication. Its good to call and get the latest status so that you get to know about any glitches...
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    Vancouver Settler Thread

    Did you call up and followed up with CIC on the status
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    LANDING IN CANADA ??? -All You Need To Know.

    Hi I can not answer all of your questions but some:
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    LANDING IN CANADA ??? -All You Need To Know.

    B4 form is not mandatory. You can skip it.
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    Landing and Job hunting suggestions request please..

    Hi Savitha Your kid is still young and you don't have to bother much about school at this stage. However, start making up your mind because a person always gets comfortable where he lives. Shifting after 2 years to a new area will again be mentally challenging. At this stage I will not be able...
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    Landing and Job hunting suggestions request please..

    Sammy, you can go through the list on http://britishcolumbia.compareschoolrankings.org/pdfs/Fraser_Institute_Report_Card_on_British_Columbia%E2%80%99s_Elementary_Schools_2015.pdf This would give you a clear picture on every public school in BC. You can take an informed decision after going...
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    Landing and Job hunting suggestions request please..

    Hi As been asked by you (letstry - should share your real name :)), I would share my personal experiences: - House hunting is tough in Good School Catchment areas. It takes time to get a property matching your requirements like no.of bedrooms, no underground basements, close to school (so that...
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    LANDING IN CANADA ??? -All You Need To Know.

    Carry bank drafts, travellers cheque, some cash and you will be good!
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    Landing and Job hunting suggestions request please..

    Belle, your last line is really inspiring :) "Have faith, the best is yet to come." I have just started my life in Vancouver. House hunting is a tough tasks in good school areas. Its going to be a month for me now and I am unable to get a desired home in good school catchment area. Though all...
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    LANDING IN CANADA ??? -All You Need To Know.

    At the port of entry, the officer is more keen on knowing that you have funds (in hand) to sustain livelihood for next couple of months. So don't completely rely on the stocks documents. You need to have some real money in your pocket to prove the funds. At the application stage it was fine as...
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    Landing and Job hunting suggestions request please..

    A short trip will only let you experience the tip of the iceberg. You will not be able to settle things here in one month time frame. I have recently moved to Vancouver (in Jan 2016) with my family (includes 2 small kids). We all are finding things difficult due to sudden change of place, home...
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    DECEMBER 2014 FSW APPLICATION SUBMISSION

    Congratulations! Start packing your bags as your visa will be valid for 1 year from your medicals date. Further process of PPR and stamping will take a month so you won't have much time left :)
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    Vancouver Settler Thread

    Dear Keypad Thanks for sharing your experience. Could you please share the weather conditions in Vancouver. I am just curious to understand how will the months of Dec and Jan will look like. I get so many different replies to that ;)