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  1. ovasquez1

    Applying for citizenship

    If your having to pay penalties on your US taxes, does that affect your application for Canadian citizenship?
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    PR application question

    I have gone to the USA so many times on day trips but I have no idea of the dates. Does anyone know how to find it out so I can fill out the question. I feel dumb. I never thought to write down the dates. Thanks PR Aug 2014 PR application question: "Have you travelled or lived outside of...
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    Question for US Permanent Residents..

    SORRY :-\ I don't if this question is relevant to this site or to the normal topics on this site.... So my husband and I have been looking at travel destination for a vacation and recently we were invited to a trip to Cuba. ;D Sounds great but then I remembered the problems between the US...
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    American/Canadian Taxes

    Thanks for all your help... :( I thought so....
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    American/Canadian Taxes

    Ridiculous Question: If a US citizen/PR of Canada wins the lotto..like 649 or Lotto Max...they receive the whole amount but would still have to file that at tax time and be taxed by the US for it?
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    American/Canadian Taxes

    Thanks for the quick reply...that helps alot... In the US.... I did my own taxes but I'm unfamiliar with Canadian tax law and protocol...are there any books like "Canadian taxes for dummies" or you tube videos or information packages or seminars that I can attend or read to learn more?...I...
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    American/Canadian Taxes

    hello... That is how I use to do my taxes..but I received my PR in august 2014 and moved to Canada...I worked the last three months of the year (2014) in Canada...didn't make a lot...no benefits but now I'm wondering how to do my US taxes....I'm assuming a do joint taxes with my husband for...
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    teaching jobs

    I'm in Toronto, ON. I have a work history in education from the States and I landed on august 19th. I got a part-time job by sept. 19th teaching a course at a private school. And I have had a couple of new offers since. In my limited experience, it seems easier to find a job in the private...
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    Landing...

    I agree with both of you...I never heard of them re-reimbursing but that's what she said...my husband and I figured maybe its new ...either way like I said I don't plan on seeing a doctor or getting sick until after November...I wouldn't risk it...until then I'm looking for a job and watching my...
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    Landing...

    Because of the lines it took a bit over 2 hours. I landed about 2:45 and the process was over around 5 something. The COPR and passport stamp took less than 10 minutes. The lines to get a SIN# took a while. Waiting for my bags took another while and waiting in line to turn in the B4 form took...
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    Landing...

    My husband and I have a bank accounts together where we listed my address here in Toronto. So we just took a print out of that and it was enough, we don't have to return back, I'm registered. I even took the photo. Well that's what she said, to save the receipts and we would be re-imbursed...
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    Landing...

    Thanks..yep I landed at Pearson.
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    Landing...

    Yay!!! I landed! I have been in Canada for a week and two days. Thank you to everyone on this site for your advice and answering my questions. :) :D ;D So this is my landing experience if anyone is curious. I arrived at the airport, I had filled out declaration form on the plane, showed it...
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    Landing...

    I'm landing tomorrow!!!! :o ;D :D So I have my CoPR, all my important documents ( tax forms, letters of recommendation, medical history, ect), my B4 form with pictures of jewelry and serial numbers for electronics (only bringing my laptop, one carry-on and two checked bags) and my passport. Is...
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    goods to follow... feeling overwhelmed!

    When you say "jewels" you mean jewels right, not jewelry?
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    number of photographs and lay out HELP?

    I just copied pasted photos onto a word document. I have about 5 pictures per page, and on the left side, I wrote the date, a description of the event and who was in the picture. We had over 20 pages, so I added a page numbers and in header/footer I put our names and initials and entitled it...
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    COPR/Landing questions

    Ya I have butterflies...I'm just hoping for a smooth landing... :)
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    COPR/Landing questions

    thanks for sharing...that's very re-assuring.. :)
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    COPR/Landing questions

    Thanks for your response...that's good news...I'm excited to land but I'm praying everything goes by smoothly..I was looking at this older post.. (http://www.canadavisa.com/canada-immigration-discussion-board/form-b4-goods-to-followaccompanying-list-how-to-t44793.0.html) they seemed real...
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    COPR/Landing questions

    I have a question about the B4 form..I'm landing August 19th :P ;D I'm bring some jewelry but most of it is fake or play jewelry, nothing real. I don't have to get it appraised or anything do I? I'm a little nervous about landing... Also...does anyone know in which terminal is the the...