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    I am shocked by the tiny tiny market of Canada

    What is yet to come - as disappointment for you - is much worse. School has not prepared for jungle life, tempted to say. Reality check can be brutal. So you must adopt this mindset: "The higher you build your barriers. The taller I become. " 2-month is nothing. Keep calm and carry on as per...
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    PR Renewal Application finally changed to decision made after more than a year.

    your family has never paid into the tax base I hope (and I am sure) that Immigration will look at it from a more compassionate view point, definitely not something geared toward whether parents have paid taxes or not. You are saying they should have never applied to renew their PR, so how is...
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    PR Renewal Application finally changed to decision made after more than a year.

    Xaaxcsc, I would like to congratulate you for your command of English and especially such a concise OP/writing in exposing your problem, considering your relatively young age / 2nd year of university - it is an achievement. Keep studying hard as you did and all doors will open for you. It also...
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    PR Card & Tax Filing

    dpenabill, I understand your cautiousness. I checked CRA what they instruct to do. I must fax a form to them so they determine my tax residency status. However this takes a while. The deadline for tax return is 1st of June. I want to fill the return as assumed resident and launch the form...
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    PR Card & Tax Filing

    depnabill, I agree with your precautions ; Thus I think your forum information can be trusted / relied upon. Thank you as this spares me of further checking efforts with CRA. Cjanssen, Sorry for any disturbance caused straight through your thread.
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    PR Card & Tax Filing

    Thanks for your response, one more question before I clear the way for OP to sees his own response. My income is zero does the conditional you mention remain trickier after this point reinstated?
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    PR Card & Tax Filing

    I have the following question in regard to tax filling. In case you fill in your tax return while you are not supposed to (no tax resident). Is it wrong? Could there be adverse consequences? The case here is zero income so I would do not mind just send the tax return as it makes zero difference...
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    PR Card & Tax Filing

    The only concern I would have is how soon did your wife leave Canada after getting PR? Why would that be a concern? Or is your point only in respect to the issue: days outside Canada counted toward RO?
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    Freelancing in software development in Canada (PR)

    I have an additional question in the context of the original post. If I am to develop a software that contains mechanical engineering know how, formulas and also that delivers engineering outputs / parameters then sell the software license to users, would an engineering practice permit be...
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    Filled the form determination of residency status (leaving Canada)

    Hi, I was outside of Canada for a substantial part of the fiscal year in 2019, at the same time, I had secondary ties with Canada which is something I self determined based on CRA website. So I filled the subject form in order to send it to CRA for them to determine what is my tax residency...
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    Tax return filling 2019

    Hello, I am PR currently outside of Canada, also stuck abroad due to COVID19. 2019 I was away from Canada expect a couple of months. I do have ties as bank account and credit card in Canada, I know that in order to define clearly if I am tax resident or not as of 2019, I have to fill some...
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    health coverage in Quebec / Covid-19

    I read the depliant document provided. The 3 months period already elapsed. Like I originally stated: I applied in regular manner but did not get my health coverage card sent out to me after the 3 month waiting period. ... I traveled afterward out of Canada for personal reasons and then...
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    health coverage in Quebec / Covid-19

    You have to reapply for RAMQ again because you have not met the residency requirements. Its says 183 days is the residency requirement. I am out since 90 days? How come your statement: I did I not meet the residency requirements?
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    health coverage in Quebec / Covid-19

    Sorry, what are you saying? I do not understand. here it says: If you are currently unable to return to Québec, please note that your eligibility for Québec health insurance will not at all be called into question. You can remain outside Québec until July 1, 2020 without any impact to your...
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    health coverage in Quebec / Covid-19

    Hello I am a PR who applied through express entry system (non Quebec). Landed originally in the English speaking part of Canada. Got my PR card and spend several months in non Quebec provinces. Recently moved to Quebec as I speak French. My original intent was English speaking province, but...
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    Coronavirus impact to stay requirements

    Quoted For those who have done a soft-landing in the past and have been planning to come to Canada in time to comply with the Residency Obligation, let's be frank and open about the situation. As I have described, this year's events will be considered, and almost certainly lead to more...
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    Investing in stock market

    OK. Well noted. Thanks to both of you for your orientations.
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    Investing in stock market

    Additional question, if I do use TFSA and it turns out later on that it was not legitimate to take the benefits of TFSA (e.g. me not fulfilling the residency requirement), will I be facing fines or will it just be back payments (so at the end of the day, will be subjected to extra payment at...
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    Investing in stock market

    torontosm, thanks for your response. In Questrade, I have the option to select "self-directed individual margin", would this be suitable as a general investment account ?
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    Investing in stock market

    Hi, I just opened an account with QuesTrade as I am interested in buying US stock. In my CRA account, I can see that have an accrued limit for allowed TFSA investment of >10000 CAD. Not sure if I am allowed to use that allowance simply because I was not present in Canada 6 months out of a year...