Express Entry, Moving to Canada, Provincial Nomination

Nova Scotia Provincial Nomination Stream Program Reopens

Good news for those who are thinking of moving to Canada! According to reports, the Nova Scotia Provincial Nomination Stream that has been closed since 2015 has reopened. It's officially called the Novia Scotia Demand: Express Entry and it will be open to candidates who are already in the Express Entry pool. Successful applicants will… Continue reading Nova Scotia Provincial Nomination Stream Program Reopens

Express Entry, Landing, Moving to Canada, Prince Edward Island, Provincial Nomination

Can’t Wait to Explore Prince Edward Island!

Three months to go before finally moving to Canada! Last week, we finally booked our one-way tickets to Canada. It suddenly feels all too surreal and time seems to go by quicker now that we've started to accomplish the major things one needs to do before migrating to another country. It is indeed a very bittersweet… Continue reading Can’t Wait to Explore Prince Edward Island!

Express Entry, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, Moving to Canada, Ontario, Provincial Nomination

Ontario Immigrant Provincial Nominee Program Updates (OIPNP)

Good news for those thinking of moving to Canada! The Ontario Immigrant Provincial Nominee Program will be reopening next week with three streams. 1) International PhD Graduate Stream 2) International Masters Graduate Stream, and 3) Ontario’s Express Entry Human Capital Priorities Stream. Seems like Ontario is now focusing on attracting students into their province. You… Continue reading Ontario Immigrant Provincial Nominee Program Updates (OIPNP)

Acknowledgement of Receipt, Express Entry, Moving to Canada, Passport Request, Permanent Resident, Provincial Nomination

Moving to Canada: Passport Request (PPR)

After a long day at work last Monday, I was half asleep in the car when my phone chirped with a notification for a new e-mail that had just come in. "Oh great, my credit card bill has arrived..." I thought, while straining my half open eyes against the blazing Manila afternoon sun. Then I saw… Continue reading Moving to Canada: Passport Request (PPR)

Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS), Express Entry, Moving to Canada, Provincial Nomination

Changes to the Comprehensive Ranking System for Canadian Express Entry

Last November 19, 2016. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) made some changes to the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) for it's Express Entry (EE). They are significant changes which we feel will definitely impact people planning on immigration or moving to Canada. We've outlined the changes below and will also touch on shortly about how… Continue reading Changes to the Comprehensive Ranking System for Canadian Express Entry

Express Entry, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, Invitation to Apply (ITA), Medical, Moving to Canada, Permanent Resident, Prince Edward Island, Provincial Nomination

Our Moving to Canada Medical Experience at St. Luke’s Global City

Among all things we needed to do before moving to Canada, this has to be the one that we were most nervous about. Maybe we've seen one too many episodes of Grey's Anatomy, but we're just scared of the possibility of the tests uncovering something that shouldn't be there... which would probably cause some complications with the… Continue reading Our Moving to Canada Medical Experience at St. Luke’s Global City

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One Step Closer (PEI Provincial Nomination Program Update)

It's been a crazy and tiring October for N and I. Aside from scrambling to complete the requirements for Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC), we were also neck deep in preparing a wedding and moving into our own place Wait. Planning a wedding? But don't you have to be married to apply to Express Entry… Continue reading One Step Closer (PEI Provincial Nomination Program Update)

Express Entry, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, Invitation to Apply (ITA), Moving to Canada, Permanent Resident, Prince Edward Island, Provincial Nomination

Progress (Provincial Nomination Program Update)

Things seem to be moving pretty fast now. After getting the Invitation to Apply (ITA) from the Prince Edward Island Provincial Nomination Program (PEI PNP) last September 1, 2016, we officially replied to their invitation with their requirements on September 15, 2016. On Monday, September 26, 2016, we received another email from PEI PNP informing… Continue reading Progress (Provincial Nomination Program Update)

Express Entry, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, Invitation to Apply (ITA), Moving to Canada, Provincial Nomination

When You Least Expect it (Moving to Canada Update!)

Wow, didn't realize that it's been six months since the blog was last updated. The main reason for the lack of updates is well.... the lack of updates from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC)! Haha. 😐 As of the last draw (August 24, 2016), one needed at least 538 points to get an Invitation… Continue reading When You Least Expect it (Moving to Canada Update!)