It’s been 18 months since we moved to Canada and during this time we have had a bunch of experiences, both high and low. We went through the standard newcomer grind, dealt with the struggles, celebrated the best moments (looking at you Raptors), and documented all the good stuff for newcomers to leverage. But the big question is did we think if all of it was worth it? Leaving behind friends, family, and home. Read on for the low down, and some tips thrown in!Continue reading “Canadian Immigration: 18 months later. Was it worth it?”
For many generations, Indians have been emigrating to places all over the world, and have catalyzed the same for their successive generations. It is not uncommon anymore to often meet people in metro cities have a relative/friend settled abroad, if not themselves. Meanwhile, US remained one of the most favorable destinations for migrants either through H1B or a study visa. But this is beginning to change. Since 2015 there have been multiple geopolitical and socioeconomic factors that have made Canada a great destination for Indians and other immigrants. Let’s look at some of them.
Note: This post is not about why Indians emigrate, but rather about why they choose Canada over other countries. Apart from quality of life, job opportunities, and work-life balance, there are other things happening globally that affect immigration decisions.Continue reading “Why skilled professionals are migrating to Canada, especially Indians”
If you are reading this post, then chances are that you have already gone through the detailed post on Step-by-step guide to Canadian PR, and have ruled that perhaps your chances of getting a direct PR through Federal Skilled Worker (FSW) program are slim or next to impossible. Well, fear not, because we are now going to talk about Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) that opens new doors for you.Continue reading “Guide to Canadian PR: Part 2 – Provincial Nominee Program (PNP)”
If you just landed on this site and are looking for PR related information, then be sure to go through this post which will take you through a typical PR journey and help you get to the info you need, faster. This page will be updated continuously so that you always have a single source or cheat sheet to refer to.Continue reading “Everything you need to know about Canadian PR in a single post”
Almost every prospective immigrant wants to know what life after PR looks like. There is no real answer to that, considering how everyone’s situation, skills, goals are different. But if I were to give some sort of narrative on the day-to-day life in Canada, then this is what it would look like.Continue reading “How immigrating to Canada can be a life changer”
In continuation to my previous post Searching for a job in Canada, here are some additional points I have put together that you’ll find helpful in your job search.Continue reading “What it takes to succeed in your job search”
For newcomers who just landed in Canada, and have realized that Amazon.ca is running a two day Prime event, here are some deals that you will absolutely love, and some you’ll probably need.
If you don’t have Amazon Prime then you can Sign-up for Free Amazon Prime 30-day TrialContinue reading “Best of Amazon Prime Day for Newcomers!”