Immigrating to Canada...
What You Need to Know About Canadian Immigration

Immigrating to Canada is the dream of thousands of people from around the world.

Why Canada?

Charles Dickens had the answer when he described Canada as a land "full of hope and promise."

Yes, Canada is a land of "hope and promise". It is noted for its prosperity and cultural diversity.

Nurse at Work

While working as an employment counselor for an immigrant serving agency, Derek asked some of the immigrant professionals why they left good professional jobs in their home countries to immigrate to Canada.

Many of these newcomers said that they had decided on Canadian immigration in order to give their children a better future. Yes, Canada does offer a better future for children - after all, Canada's future will depend on them.

Although their answers varied from individual to individual, all the answers pointed to the two powerful elements of "hope" and "promise", not only for their children, but also for themselves. These two words bring to mind a third word (characteristic)... namely, "courage".

As an immigrant to Canada, it requires a tremendous amount of courage to leave your job, your family and friends, your country, your language, and your culture to move to a foreign country.

Take a peek at the video below for a preview of some of the attractions of Canada, for new immigrants:


How We Can Help

To help you with your research and decisions about immigrating to Canada, in these web pages we will share with you, in an easy to understand format:

  • essential information on Canadian immigration, and
  • a summary of information found on the official immigration websites

We will also be sharing with you information that you will not find on any official websites, such as the do's and don'ts I learnt "in the trenches" as an immigrant.

Construction Workers

Immigrating to Canada can be both a challenging, and a rewarding experience. Immigration is challenging in that it carries with it an enormous amount of responsibilities and preparation. There is a vast amount of information you will need to digest.

There are a number of categories you will need to look at regarding immigrating to Canada such as:

  • Who can apply?
  • What are the different Canadian immigration categories?
  • What are your Canadian immigrant employment prospects?
  • What are the future prospects for you, in your own individual profession?
  • Exactly, what types of jobs are immigrants getting?

We will be discussing each of the above topics in greater detail further on this website. Please browse through for more information!

Wishing you all the best in your journey,

Derek & Lyn

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