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    Express Entry Step by step instructions.

    Quick question and if anyone has time to respond to it that would be much appreciated: if one has a valid job offer and uses its points, will the employer wait however long it takes for the express entry application to finalize? How does this having a job offer work for someone who is *not* in...
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    Express Entry in a nutshell

    Quick question and if anyone has time to respond to it that would be much appreciated: if one has a valid job offer and uses its points, will the employer wait however long it takes for the express entry application to finalize? How does this having a job offer work for someone who is *not* in...
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    First time income tax filling

    Before and after -- essentially, I switched to remote working, I just came to Canada to validate my PR and stayed here because of the lockdowns, etc. Thus, I only have a bank account and a SIN as ties to Canada and no other tie really..
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    First time income tax filling

    Quick question: I am currently staying at an AirBnb. I opened a bank account with a credit card yet with no money in it. I also got my SIN number. Otherwise, no job, leases or any other tie to Canada yet.. (I came to Canada in March of this year.) Would I have to pay income taxes for the time I...
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    Bringing money from overseas

    What do you mean by non-resident bank account? As a PR holder, wouldn't we open a bank account suitable for permanent residents? Also, if having a bank account is a secondary tie, then does the nature of it really matter? I am asking all these questions because I have no clue about their...
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    Filing Tax in both U.S. and Canada?

    Many thanks, do you happen to know any cross-border tax accountants like the ones you have mentioned?
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    Track your PR card timeline and processing times here

    First GU on Friday. I just saw that my application was approved with the message that others are sharing that it could take up to 6 weeks for the card to arrive. (FSW Outland, Landed on March 30th in Toronto).
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    OHIP POA -- Is the first ever bank mail enough?

    Has anyone used the mail from the bank -- essentially the first mail when they send you your card -- as POA for SIN or OHIP? SIN POA requirement seems a bit more relaxed than OHIP: -- SIN -- "a letter or document from a financial institution (bank statement, credit card statement, mortgage...
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    Gettin New SIN Number

    Has anyone used the mail from the bank -- essentially the first mail when they send you your card -- as POA for SIN or OHIP? SIN POA requirement seems a bit more relaxed than OHIP: -- SIN -- "a letter or document from a financial institution (bank statement, credit card statement, mortgage...
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    OHIP

    Has anyone used the mail from the bank -- essentially the first mail when they send you your card -- as POA for SIN or OHIP? SIN POA requirement seems a bit more relaxed than OHIP: -- SIN -- "a letter or document from a financial institution (bank statement, credit card statement, mortgage...
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    Track your PR card timeline and processing times here

    Has anyone used the mail from the bank -- essentially the first mail when they send you your card -- as POA for SIN or OHIP? SIN POA requirement seems a bit more relaxed than OHIP: -- SIN -- "a letter or document from a financial institution (bank statement, credit card statement, mortgage...
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    Track your PR card timeline and processing times here

    FSW Outland. Landed on 30th of March in Toronto. Got a ghost update today.
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    Track your PR card timeline and processing times here

    He is saying that he needs two forms of ID for the newcomer program. To verify my immigration status and use a document as an ID, he is saying that whatever immigration document he uses needs to have a valid expiration date on it. So, he is looking at my COPR and saying that it is expired and he...
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    Track your PR card timeline and processing times here

    Does anyone know if our COPRs expire? An agent at RBC is telling me that my COPR is expired and that he can’t use it to open a bank account/as a secondary ID.
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    Track your PR card timeline and processing times here

    You mean you used that POA for SIN application, right? Thanks very much!
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    Track your PR card timeline and processing times here

    I went to Scotiabank yesterday and they are asking for a proof of address to open a bank account. Do you happen to know if other banks are asking for this as well? I remember reading someone had opened an account with TD without POA. Thanks!
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    Track your PR card timeline and processing times here

    Yea, that was weird. Thanks for the update!