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    Calgary - Sharing landing experience

    agreed with canuck78. Economy in Alberta does not look promising at all in the coming years ...
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    Calgary - Sharing landing experience

    Good Luck in your new life !
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    Applying for Citizenship in Quebec

    Thanks for your inputs PMM ;)
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    Applying for Citizenship in Quebec

    Hi, We (my wife + son + me) live in Calgary since August 2017 as permanent resident (through the federal express entry program). We were planning to apply for citizenship in Calgary around October/November 2020. However, we just got a great job opportunity to move to Montreal during the summer...
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    Calgary - Sharing landing experience

    <<<QUOTE Hi, As per your background, indeed Toronto and to an extent, Vancouver would be the best job search markets for you guys (even though the cost of living is higher). It's better to have a job in other provinces with higher cost of living & adjust than not having a job in Alberta and face...
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    Calgary - Sharing landing experience

    Hi, for your point 2, not sure what are the new timelines advised by CIC but we received our PR cards like about 4 months after landing. Good luck.
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    Calgary - Sharing landing experience

    Hi, As per your background, indeed Toronto and to an extent, Vancouver would be the best job search markets for you guys (even though the cost of living is higher). It's better to have a job in other provinces with higher cost of living & adjust than not having a job in Alberta and face a...
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    Calgary - Sharing landing experience

    Good Luck in your new Canadian life.
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    Calgary - Sharing landing experience

    i guess you can you land in US with your US tourist visa and drive up to the US/CA border to do your landing. in ref to your PR card, in your situation, i believe that your best option would be if you have a friend/relative in Canada that could receive your PR card and send it afterward to you...
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    Calgary - Sharing landing experience

    Hi, thanks. Our son is going to daycare ... (plan that in your budget as well if both parents plans to work ... unless you have some family that can take care of your baby while working ...). working from home is really a decision of your employer and field of activity. Good luck.
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    Calgary - Sharing landing experience

    Hi all, Just want to take the opportunity to give some feedback after 1 year in Canada (especially in Calgary ...) Life is still good and we enjoy it. However, not everything is “wonderful” for everyone … I still have my job and my wife got a job 6 months ago (but not as paid as she was...
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    Calgary - Sharing landing experience

    Hi Vishrut1987, Not too scare you but the flight to Canada with our baby was one of the worst flight we ever had. Our son is usually an easy going baby but during this specific flight (10h+ flight without the connection flight), he didn't sleep from origin airport in France (before taking the...
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    Calgary - Sharing landing experience

    depending on many factors ... but what i notice here is that networking is almost as important as your skills themselves ...
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    Calgary - Sharing landing experience

    hey sorry for my late reply. i was not coming on the forum for a while ... This is what they asked me when I was still in France: 2 pieces of government issued ID (passport as one) We would require 2 pieces of ID for your wife as well (because she is also mentioned on the UPS box) Current...
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    Calgary - Sharing landing experience

    Hi All, as an additional update ... to my previous posts ... Regarding the PR card : As mentioned in my previous posts ... we did not give our address to the immigration officer at the time of landing so the immigration officer provided us a specific form to fill in once we have an address and...
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    Calgary - Sharing landing experience

    Hi All, as an additional update ... to my previous posts ... Regarding the PR card : As mentioned in my previous posts ... we did not give our address to the immigration officer at the time of landing so the immigration officer provided us a specific form to fill in once we have an address and...
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    Calgary - Sharing landing experience

    Hi, Normally, yes the UPS store box can send your PR card to overseas providing your instruct the staff and pay for it. However, I am note sure whether all the UPS store do that. You better check on UPS store website and try to contact them to get more clarifications about their service...
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    Calgary - Sharing landing experience

    Hi, O&G industry is not at the top level for sure but there may have some opportunities in your field. Just be prepared to face fierce competition because with all the layoff the last few years there may have many unemployed on the market in your field ... Getting a "survival" job can be found...
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    Calgary - Sharing landing experience

    Hi, pls see my reply below : 1) Not sure if you can do that with the AirBnb address to get the bank statement with the address in Calgary but it could potentially work (honestly, I think it will really depend on with whom you deal with ... i.e. if the feeling is good etc ...). You should...
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    Calgary - Sharing landing experience

    Sure, you can reach me by PM. I will reply much faster than the forum as I do not come as often nowadays ... Have a safe and good landing in Canada. Cheers