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  1. yodheydhara

    PR Obligation Counter - when does it start?

    Hi All, As per the CIC website, in order to maintain one's PR status, one has to stay a minimum of 730 days within a period of 5 years. My question is - what day is considered to be the first day of your 5 year period? 1. Is it the date on which you did your landing? (I did a soft landing, with...
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    Finding Job Opportunities without Canadian Experience

    Hi Everyone, Hope you guys are doing well. I am a new resident in Canada and I moved with my wife two months ago. I am currently continuing to work remotely for my employer and my wife is currently looking for jobs locally. My wife is currently looking for jobs in one of the following areas: 1...
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    Can I travel to US on B1/B2 visa that was issued and stamped in India?

    Hi All, I have recently moved to Canada and will be traveling to USA for about 2 weeks on business. I have a valid B1/B2 visa that was issued back in India in 2009, and this was sponsored by my employer at that time. Now, can I travel to the US on the same B1/B2 visa provided that it is going to...
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    Any Hot Yoga Enthusiasts in Ottawa?

    Hi All, I have recently moved to Ottawa, ON. I am looking for some yoga studios in town that offer the classic Bikram Yoga style hot yoga classes - a sequence of 26 poses over 90 minutes in a heated room. I have been practicing this style of yoga for a over a year now (where I was previously)...
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    Crossing the border in rental car or truck

    Hi guys, I am planning to move to Canada based on my PR sometime later this month or early next month. I have decided to drive there, to Ottawa. I will be crossing through the Abassador bridge in Detroit. My plan is drive using a rental truck with my luggage in it and my car towed behind the...
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    Getting your H1B Visa Stamped in Canada

    Hi Everyone, I am a Canadian PR holder and I am currently in the United States, working on H1B visa. I am going to move to Canada in next two months time. My employer has agreed to allow me to work remotely from Canada, but I may have to travel periodically. I have a valid I797 petition but...
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    Renting an apartment - Requirements for new residents?

    Hi All, I am planning to move this fall to Canada as a permanent resident. Possible destinations could be GTA, Ottawa, Montreal or Quebec City. I wanted to know how easy or difficult it is to get an apartment on rent, especially when you do not have a job at the moment you arrive in Canada. This...
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    What is the best time of the year for job openings in Canada?

    Hi All, I have received my PR, did the landing and am back in my current country. I am waiting to find a good job opportunity in Canada so that I can move there ASAP. I have been trying for some time but no success yet. Sorry if this question has been asked and answered before in other threads...
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    New medical condition after submitting the medical test results?

    Hi All, I have a general question - what happens if you are detected by a new medical condition for something that has occurred after you submit your medical tests and you have received your passport request? Or say u already are a permanent resident and are now planning to move to Canada...
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    Ontario PNP - can work in any other province?

    Hi All, Me and my friend recently got Canadian PRs. I got the ITA and PR without any PNP, but my friend had got the Ontario PNP which boosted up his points and then he got ITA and PR subsequently. Both of us returned to our countries of residence after completing the landing procedure and we are...
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    Ability to work in Quebec with Canadian PR [Express Entry]

    Hi All, I recently received Canadian Permanent Residence (in October 2016) under Express Entry program. I did not need any provincial nomination for getting the ITA (invitation to apply). Now that I have received the PR (without any provincial nomination), am I eligible to work in Quebec? Sorry...
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    Will my H1B be revoked once I leave my current employer in US to move to CA?

    Hi All, I am currently in the US on H1B visa and I got my Canada PR couple of months ago. I did my landing and my PR Cards have been received by my relative in Alberta. I am currently looking for job opportunities in Canada and hope to move there as soon as I can. I have a question on the...
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    Can PR Cards be shipped from Canada to US?

    Hi All, I landed in Toronto on October 09th, 2015 and had returned to the US to resume my job in a week's time. My PR cards were recently received by my relative in Canada. Is it allowed for the PR cards to be shipped from Canada to US? I received some conflicting information on this - one...
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    Canadian PR want to continue on H1B in US for some time

    Hi All, I recently my Canadian PR but am currently working in the US on H1-B visa. I am looking for some good job opporutinities in Canada and want to move there once I have a good job offer. In the mean time, I want to remain in the US with my current employer. I have been in the US on H1-B...
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    Visiting US and want to visit Canada;what should be country of residence in appl

    Hi All, I am a new Canadian Permanent Resident (did my landing on October 09th, 2016). I am currently back in the US where I am working with a company on H1B visa. My sister is visiting me currently on a B1/B2 (tourist) visa and her entry is valid for next 6 months. I plan to move to Canada in...
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    Photo Retake request for PR cards by CIC

    Hi Guys, I landed on October 09th and today I received an email from CIC requesting the photographs. Question - the letter does not specify whether it is me or my spouse whose photos did not match the specifications. Does that mean I need to send photos of myself as well as my spouse? Thanks...
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    PR Landing in Canada - Reference Letter from Insurance Company, inventory lists

    Hi All, I understand that there excellent content on the landing procedure in Canada on this forum and I highly appreciate to the person who took the time to put through those details! However, searching for specific replies (for specific information) in that topic became a very difficult task...
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    Can I apply for PRTD (Permanent Resident Travel Document) before first landing?

    Hi Friends, I applied for Express Entry for Permanent Residence in Canada and my application has been approved. I have sent the passports for the visa stamping to Ottawa processing center and am awaiting to receive my passport back. I know I will have to come back to the US for some time after...
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    Can I continue working in US and receive salary in USD after moving to Canada?

    Hi all, I am new to this forum and have recently received the request for passports (PPR). I am currently in US and am working on H1B visa. My current visa is valid till June 2017. Once I receive my passport and COPR back, I intent to move to Canada along with my dependants as soon as possible...
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    How long does it take for passports to be stamped and returned?

    Hi All, I have recently joined this forum. I currently reside in the US and am working here on H1B visa. I had applied for Express Entry Canada last year and I received an email last week to send passports to Ottawa processing centre. I have sent the passports to the Ottawa processing centre on...