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    Can International Licence Holder(NEW Immigrant) can drive car

    Yes, you can drive with your International Driver's Permit for up to 12 months in Alberta and you can rent a car. Rental companies have some age restrictions, some above 20, some above 21 years old, and you will need a valid credit card (no debit cards, no cash or cheques accepted). Also keep in...
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    where do yo intended to live in canada ... does it matter?

    You can land wherever you want, regardless of what you stated in your initial application. So just put whichever city you want and you can decide later, once you get your visa. I'm not sure why they ask that at this stage; maybe for collection of statistical data?
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    Edmonton, Alberta settlers Join here

    For any distances to any city you can use google maps. e.g. for what you want, right click on Calgary "directions from here" and then right click on Lethbridge "directions to here". It will give you 212km. and 2 hours 25 minutes by car. Otherwise just google "calgary to lethbridge" first...
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    Head hunters for Information technology jobs

    http://alis.alberta.ca/WAGEinfo/Content/RequestAction.asp?format=html&aspAction=GetWageHomePage&Page=Home you can check any profession by keyword, salary etc It will show you wages, low-average-high, prediction, demand, educational requirements and any relevant info
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    Edmonton, Alberta settlers Join here

    hmmm...good question, for which I don't have a verified answer. All relevant ads I saw here in Alberta request IQAS; no mention of WES. Also UofA and NAIT request IQAS. According to this link http://www.jobbank.gc.ca/content_pieces-eng.do?cid=223 each province has it's own regulatory body for...
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    Edmonton, Alberta settlers Join here

    No, the private sector doesn't ask for IQAS. You need it if you apply for a job with the government, city of Edmonton or maybe some very specific jobs; and if you want to enrol to a university program. I sent for IQAS few months after I landed. Don't know if I'm gonna need it, but you never...
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    PPR questions...

    Since you already got PPR, it is obvious that you finished with medicals a while back, all docs are fine and they are giving you the green light. The COPR will expire a year from meds or when passport expires. That's why I said that it depends if you are in a hurry or not. Are you going to land...
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    PPR questions...

    Depends if you are in a hurry to land or not. 1. If she renews her passport, you have to inform the Visa Office first, and send the new passport's details. She can renew her passport at the embassy, once in Canada. 2. No, it's not advisable at this stage. It will delay you, she will have to...
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    Landing Question.

    Yes, you can land wherever you want.
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    HELP needed please help ,, seniors repply urgent ...

    Well, that's what the officer told me when I did my landing, 2-3 months. In my case it took a bit over 3 months to arrive. I see the current processing times are not so bad though: http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/information/times/perm-card.asp
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    HELP needed please help ,, seniors repply urgent ...

    You don't apply for a PR card, only for SIN card. More info here: http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/information/pr-card/index.asp The PR card will arrive by mail in about 3 months to the address you gave when you entered. Tell that person to forward the card to your address in Mexico. There is an...
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    police certificate from turkish occupied cyprus

    I went to their website and found this link with the application in English. Fill it in and gather the requested docs: http://www.police.gov.cy/police/police.nsf/All/9D5F063F1BCD709BC22578A900272470?OpenDocument They also give some email addresses here...
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    Edmonton, Alberta settlers Join here

    You can follow the link in this website http://www.inspection.gc.ca/food/imports/airs/eng/1300127512994/1326599324773 to determine if a specific type of food is allowed. There are many communities and local grocery shops, where you can find most of the common/popular food from home (either if...
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    Edmonton, Alberta settlers Join here

    Hi faatir, Since you are new to the city, I agree with what the people in the FB group told you. Don't sign for a long term lease. Find something for 3 or 6 months and then see if it's okay by you and your family. If yes, renew the lease, if not you don't have to stay there long. I also have my...
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    Edmonton, Alberta settlers Join here

    Then you try to find a place by a private landlord, and not a company. I'm not sure if Boardwalk is so strict about their requirements with all their property (they have tones of property all over the city), but other companies probably will. Boardwalk has also some units, available for 4 or 6...
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    Edmonton, Alberta settlers Join here

    Well, I wouldn't call Southgate the best, since every person has different preferences and needs. E.g. I personally like Oliver and Westmount far more than any south area. If I could afford it I would live in Glenora or Rossdale etc. It has to do with many factors. For example where you work...
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    Edmonton, Alberta settlers Join here

    Glad I could help, thank you guys/ladies for the positive feedback. Sorry diode, but I can't help you with that as I have only visited Calgary, but not lived. It is true that the jobs in Edmonton are more blue collar, while in Calgary there are more offices, big companies etc. It's not that...
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    Edmonton, Alberta settlers Join here

    Edmonton is very spread, so you get all the facilities (shopping malls, services) in every neighborhood. Many people live e.g. at the south side and haven't been downtown for over 10 years (true story, I don't exaggerate!)..hehe Not that much of a crime in Edmonton, it's relatively safe compared...
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    Edmonton, Alberta settlers Join here

    I would say around $2,500-$3,000/month for a family of 3-4. You just have to be careful with your budget in the beginning. And it's not that high once you have a job here. You have to compare the living expenses with the median salary in Edmonton; not with the living expenses in your country...