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    PGP 2021 New Applicants

    Thanks Scylla even though it wasn't what I wanted to hear! I was wondering how the adjusted earnings levels would help anyone who had already entered their interest as they must have been in the earnings required already. However thanks for your reply even though it is very disappointing as we...
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    PGP 2021 New Applicants

    Am I correct in my understanding of the press release yesterday regarding PGP in 2021, in that if you didn't send in an Interest to Sponsor form in 2020, you will not be able to do it this year because all the 30,000 intake will only be from people who have already sent in their interest. Will...
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    sponsor parents to Canada 2019

    Message for Scylla. Yes that is the link for this year's minimum income that I saw. My query is the figures on the table for this year seem to have moved back a year compared to the table I have from last year, ie last year's minimum income for 2015 for 3 people was shown as $47,476 whereas...
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    sponsor parents to Canada 2019

    Following my previous comment re retrospective figures - is this a correct or is it a clerical error?
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    sponsor parents to Canada 2019

    Has anyone noticed that the government figures for minimum income (on the new 2019 interest to sponsor helpcentre) have been retrospectively increased. The previous 2016 figure is now the 2015 figure, the previous 2017 figure is now the 2016 figure, and so on......
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    sponsor parents to Canada 2019

    We are having a problem checking earnings for 2016. Is there a website or helpline for the CRA that we can contact to find out?
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    sponsor parents to Canada 2019

    We are having a problem checking earnings for 2016. Is there a website or helpline for the IRS where you can contact them to check what your gross salary was for a particular year? Thanks to anyone who can help with this.
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    sponsor parents to Canada 2019

    Which tax years are going to be used this time - is it 2015/2016/2017 0r 2016/2017/2018? 2018 taxes will have been filed by the time applications are checked.
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    sponsor parents to Canada 2019

    PGP 2019 Interest to Sponsor - I have read on the Cohen lawyer's website that it is advisable to collect all necessary documents together even before you know that you are successful in being invited to fill in an application form . Is this viable and would we have to involve a lawyer and pay...
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    sponsor parents to Canada 2019

    Is the form for interest to sponsor PGP 2019 online yet. I though I saw something that said it was now live, but I can't find the form. Thanks.
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    Parents and Grandparents Sponsorship 2018

    Thankyou Kemeshia that's a help with knowing the 3 year salary requirement
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    Parents and Grandparents Sponsorship 2018

    Can anyone confirm how the family unit for Parents and Grandparents is counted? Do I count my son as the sponsor as 1 person, plus his father, plus me his mother as size of family unit as 3? Or do you just count the number of people to be sponsored father and mother as a family unit of 2...
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    Parents and Grandparents Sponsorship 2018

    Has anyone received an email saying they weren't successful in PGP draw this time? Our number is not on the successful applicants' list, but we haven't had an email either way yet.
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    Parents and Grandparents Sponsorship 2018

    Thanks to you all, especially the positive comments. It's a difficult process especially when you are older! I wish they would take into account parents who, like us, would be self-sufficient moneywise and would also be prepared to take out private healthcare, again like us. The idea of not...
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    Parents and Grandparents Sponsorship 2018

    That is very disappointing and makes it all seem not worthwhile even trying for PGP. The quota should be filled by all the people waiting who are eligible, there are so many of us trying year after year.. I just don't understand why they don't fill the all the places. This is not a true...