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    My Oath Ceremony Experience Today

    LOCATION: IRCC Mississauga APPOINTMENT TIME: 9:00 AM (September-26th, 2018) OUT OF BUILDING: 11:10 AM TOTAL TIME SPENT AT VENUE: 2h 10m DURATION OF ACTUAL OATH CEREMONY: 1h 10m This is how it went... Drove from Brampton at 8:00 AM, reached IRCC-Mississauga at 8:26 AM. Drive time 26 minutes...
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    My Citizenship Interview Process Today

    LOCATION: Scarborough IRCC Building APPOINTMENT DATE & TIME: August-24th, 2018 / 10:15 AM TOTAL TIME SPENT AT IRCC BUILDING: 10 minutes TOTAL TIME SPENT WITH IO: 2 minutes WAIT TIME: 1 minute TASK COMPLETED BY: 10:14 AM (one minute BEFORE the appointment time) This is how it went... Drove from...
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    Citizenship Test : FAQs

    Canadian Citizenship Test FAQs :) 1) Who has to take the test? Everyone between the ages of 18 and 54 has to take the test when called upon. 2) What if I am under 18, or over 54? In which case you avoid the test and go directly for a Citizenship Interview and the Oath Ceremony. Children under...
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    CHANGING YOUR "NAME" -- the procedure in Canada >>>

    How to change your name in Canada? There could be a variety of reasons for someone to try & 'change' his/her name; and let's not dwell on that here. Whatever the reason, changing our name/s in Canada is a straightforward, but detailed process. Usually we need to advertise the issue in a leading...
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    JUST TESTING - if New Threads r 'automatically' getting multiple postings, OR...

    Lately every new thread is posted about 6-odd times... Is it a system error OR ppl r doing it on purpose... Either way it's losing the ingenuity of this site-experience. Or am I the only one feeling this way? Just testing... Sorry!
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    Traffic Fines, Auto Insurance etc. >>>

    The Most Common Traffic Tickets in Canada Police in Canada give out a lot of traffic tkts every day, and among them the same violations appear frequently. These common traffic tkts r the reason for the majority of traffic stops and also a common reason why Canadians see increases on their...
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    INADMISSIBILITY... read all about it here >>>

    GROUNDS OF INADMISSIBILITY -Much of our background & security checks r conducted towards this purpose... The IRPA (Immigration and Refugee Protection Act) describe various grounds of inadmissibility for a PR (aspirant or granted) or foreign nationals, which include: 1. Security grounds, 2...
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    JOB FAIR. One of Toronto's largest. Mar-28, 2012 >>>

    Job Fair: Toronto's Roy Thomson Hall | Wed, Mar-28, 2012 | Employer Listings released WHAT: NAPP Canada Job and Career Fair Wed, Mar-28, 2012 WHEN: Wed, March-28, 2012 WHERE: ROY THOMSON HALL, 60 Simcoe Street, Toronto, ON M5J 2H5 (St. Andrews Subway, Corner of King...
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    Cheapest & best Phone & Internet in Canada >>>

    ____________________________ HOMEPHONE & INTERNET Cheapest & best Phone and Internet in Canada Homephone: $29.99/month (Unlimited Canada, US and 60* other countries) - Standard Telephone equipment on your table - With a local telephone number, or port your current number - Caller ID, Voicemail...
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    PGP "Super Visa" --- All about it here >>>

    PGP Super-Visa Procedures Released (Parents & Grandparents 10-yrs. Visit Visa, with 2-yrs-at-a-time-stay in Canada) Guys, W.r.t. the previous threads/posts on the subject kindly be intimated that the procedural info on the same has been released by CIC today. Prologue...
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    Toronto Meet on 5th Sep 2011 >>>

    Next Toronto Get-together on 5th Sep 2011 Hey everyone, Here's the schedule/stats of our next get-together at Toronto: 1. Date :....... 5th Sep 2011 [Monday, Long-Weekend] 2. Timings :... 10:30 hrs. Morning 3. Location :.. Malton-Mississauga 4. Venue :..... Assembly at Westwood Mall (TTC...
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    Cheapest Home-Phone with FREE International Calling >>>

    Tested & Recommended >>> Guys, How about having a $30/month Home-Phone And get FREE International Calling* ? *You get to call Sixty Two (62) countries... List below. BESIDES: - It is all "Unlimited" - Canada, US and all the 60 countries ! - You get all "Calling Features" for FREE. - It has...
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    "CO-OP" >> The way forward to your Canadian Experience

    "Co-Op" ! What is it ? What r its benefits ? Where can we enrol for it ? The term "Co-Op" stands for "Co-operative Education" in Canada. Which is basically an 'Adult Learning Programme' and is aimed at newcomers with 'overseas quals & exp'. Co-Op programs are unpaid and generally take 18...
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    Toronto : Short-Stay Accommodation : Recommended >>>

    OverseasHome Newcomers' Short-Stay Accommodation & Welcome Packages Hi guys, This is in response to the numerous PMs I get on the subject. Having visited/inspected the premises & found satisfactory, I've referred them to quite a few folks of the forum/s & otherwise. If u desire - u can...
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    The "Cap" has been RESET as of Jul 1, 2011 >>>

    Total complete applications received since July 1, 2011 0 of 10,000 as of July 1, 2011 On July 1, 2011, the eligibility criteria for Federal Skilled Worker applicants changed. Between July 1, 2011, and June 30, 2012, a maximum of 10,000 complete Federal Skilled Worker applications will be...
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    Canada SWITCHES over to Plastic Money >>>

    Paper bills to be replaced with Plastic money By: THE CANADIAN PRESS Mon, Jun 20 - 6:30 PM Starting in November, new polymer bank notes will start to replace paper-cotton bills that wear and tear more easily. The first bills to go plastic will be the $100 notes. The $50 notes will follow...
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    Canadian Resumé - Writing TIPS >>>

    Resumé writing Tips for the Canadian Job Market... Basic Tips Canadians use Resumés instead of CVs; and prefer computerised applications. The application process is much more commercial and as most employers will read resumes on the computer the resumé should fit a specific template and if...
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    Income Tax Rates : 2011 : Canada >>>

    What are the Income Tax rates in Canada for 2011? These are the rates that an individual will use when completing their 2011 income tax and benefit return. The information may change during the year to reflect updates to the law. - Federal tax rates for 2011 + - Provincial/territorial tax rates...
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    Bringing your Car into Canada - for 'landing' >>>

    Driving your Car - from the U.S. to Canada - for 'landing' OVERVIEW: It has been opined by many on the forum/s that if u r 'landing' with [driving] your own car - there had been issues/delays at the Border Posts, mainly in the Canadian side. 'Coz, invariably the BSOs expect u to 'import' the...
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    How to do Medicals WITHOUT the forms ?

    How to do Medicals w/out the forms? Usually we need to do our meds thru the forms [IMM1017] supplied by our VO [the concerned CHC]. However, there could be reasons for doing the same WITHOUT them. Eg. the forms are lost, the CONsultant is withholding them, forms r somewhere & u r somewhere else...