Every year, Canada welcomes thousands of new residents (permanent and
temporary resident). Coming to Canada as an immigrant or temporary resident
is an exciting opportunity, but also a great challenge. There are different
ways of coming to Canada.
These are some of the different ways you can move to Canada
IMMIGRATING TO CANADA:
Immigrating to Canada is simply coming to Canada as a permanent resident.
Canada welcomes thousands on new immigrant yearly. Immigration and refuge
protection acts (IRPA) establishes three basic categories of permanent
residents which correspond to major program objectives: reuniting families,
contributing to economic development and protecting refugees. Live in
caregivers who have completed two full years of full time work and Permit
holders who have lived in Canada for three years may also apply for permanent
resident. As a permanent resident, you and your dependants have the right
- live, study and work anywhere in Canada;
- most social service benefits given to Canadian citizens; and
- apply for Canadian citizenship.
- protection under the Canadian law and the Canadian Charter of
Rights and Freedoms.
As a permanent resident of Canada, you have the same obligations as Canadian
citizens. You must pay taxes, and respect all Canadian laws at the federal,
provincial and municipal level
If you are interested in immigrating to Canada, you have a number of options
when applying for permanent residence status. These options are:
Skilled Worker Class Immigration
Canada values the skills and experiences that foreign professional and
workers bring with them. Contact us to check if your skills and experience
qualify you to come to Canada as a skilled worker. [Back
Business Class Immigration:
Canada has a strong economic culture. If you have experience running or
investing in businesses, you may qualify to come to Canada as a business
immigrant. There are three classes of business immigrants:
The Immigrant Investor Program seeks to attract experienced persons
and capital to Canada. Investors must demonstrate business experience,
a minimum net worth of CDN $800,000 and make an investment of CDN $400,000.
(Find out how we can help your raise the required minimum investment.
The Entrepreneur Program seeks to attract experienced persons that will
own and actively manage businesses in Canada that will contribute to
the economy and create jobs. Entrepreneurs must demonstrate business
experience, a minimum net worth of CDN $300,000 and are subject to conditions
upon arrival in Canada.
- Self-employed persons
Self-employed persons must have the intention and ability to create
their own employment. They are expected to contribute to the cultural
or athletic life of Canada. They may create their own employment by
purchasing and managing a farm in Canada.
Culture Connect Int’l Ltd have experiences in assisting business
immigrants in processing their permanent resident to Canada.
- Provincial Nomination:
Most Canadian provinces have programs that encourage immigrants to settle
in those provinces and benefit their economies. We are always willing
to help our clients in this category.
- Family Sponsorship
Family class immigration reunites families in Canadian homes. Contact
us to learn how to sponsor your family member or come to Canada as a
member of the family class.
- International Adoption
Adopting children from abroad can be a long process. This is to protect
children’s rights. We can work you through the entire process.
Ask us about how you can bring an adoptive child to Canada.
- Quebec-Selected Immigration:
Quebec is responsible for selecting immigrants who wish to settle in
Quebec. Find out from us how to apply to be selected to settle in Quebec.
WORK IN CANADA:
Every year over 90,000 foreign workers enter Canada working temporarily
to help Canadian employers address skill shortages in Canada. We work
with Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) and Human Resources and
Skills Development Canada (HRSDC) to ensure that these workers will support
economic growth in Canada and create more opportunities for all Canadian
You may also work in Canada as a live in caregiver. [Back
Studying in another country is an adventure and a challenge. Canadian
educational institutions offer a wide range of opportunities for foreign
students. As Foreign students have the following benefits
- working on campus as a foreign student;
- participating in a co-op or internship program;
- working in Canada after you graduate (up to two years in some provinces);
- work permits for spouses or common-law partners;
- working off-campus as a foreign student in some provinces.
CCI can assist you in visiting Canada. Every year more than 35 million
people visit Canada. Canada welcomes these visitors as tourists, students
or temporary workers. As a visitor, you will enjoy the many opportunities
Canada has to offer. [Back
THE CANADIAN REFUGEE SYSTEM:
Refugees and persons needing protection are people in or outside Canada
who fear returning to their country of nationality or habitual residence.
In keeping with its humanitarian tradition and international obligations,
Canada provides protection to thousands of people every year.
Through its refugee protection system, Canada offers safe haven to persons
with a well-founded fear of persecution, as well as those at risk of torture
or cruel and unusual treatment or punishment. Canada’s refugee protection
system consists of two main components:
- The Refugee and Humanitarian Resettlement Program, for people seeking
protection from outside Canada; and
- The In-Canada Refugee Protection Process, for persons making refugee
protection claims from within Canada. [Back