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    New immigration program helping Canada in the global war for high-tech talent

    A pilot program that makes it easier for highly skilled foreign tech workers to find jobs in Canada has hooked more than 1,600 people in its first two and a half months, CBC News has learned. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada launched the two-year project in June to help companies...
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    How to Get Enrolled in Free French Course

    Finally I got my level of French officially assessed and was placed on a FLS (Le Français Langue Seconde) wait list. I have been told that the average waiting time is about two weeks. My course will be on Monday and Wednesday between 18:30 and 21:00 at Toronto Catholic District School Board...
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    Talent Finds A Fast Track To Canadian Startups

    I was interviewed by a journalist a while ago and now this article is online :) https://beta.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/talent-finds-a-fast-track-to-canadian-startups/article36586295/?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.theglobeandmail.com&
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    Police Clearance - Moving to Canada Before PR Approval

    I am currently living in Singapore and decided to apply for Canada PR in January 2017. At that time I did not know the CRS threshold would decrease so much so I started job hunting to increase my CRS. Eventually I got three job offers and picked one of them. To get me on board ASAP, my future...
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    Singapore Police Clearance Upfront

    Officially one may appeal for the Certificate of Clearance from Singapore only after submitting the e-APR and having received a letter from the CIC. I received my ITA but am still waiting for my partner's FBI clearance. To accelerate the process, I tried to appeal for the CoC upfront, using the...
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    How I got three job offers while being outside Canada

    The purpose of this post is two-fold. It tries to answer the following questions. How to find a job while you are outside Canada? What kind of salary can you realistically expect? Context Everything is based on my personal experience. Please decide for yourself whether anything applies to...
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    Medical Exam

    I did my medical exam on 26 Apr 2017 in Singapore and got only an eMedical Information Sheet. My partner did hers on the same day in The Netherlands and she received an eMedical Health case details, with all the exam results. Should I also expect mine from the clinic where I was examined? Or...