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General Canadian Immigration Discussion
The Canadian immigration process, application processing times, and more. What is not covered in other forums should be discussed here.
1 1 Need to Know?
01-11-2019, 01:05 PM
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Expression of Interest - Express Entry
Express Entry allows Canada to actively recruit in the skills shortages it, whereby it assesses and selects skilled immigrants under the following federal economic immigration programs: the Federal Skilled Worker Class, the Federal Skilled Trades Class, and the Canadian Experience Class.
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Professional Immigration - Skilled Workers
Permanent Residency for professional and skilled workers.
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Yesterday, 06:03 AM
by nivedita22
CEC - Canadian Experience Class
The Canadian Experience Class (CEC) is an immigration program for certain temporary foreign workers and foreign student graduates with professional, managerial and skilled work experience.
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Yesterday, 06:05 AM
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PNP - Provincial Nomination Program Immigration
The Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs) allow Canadian provinces and territories to nominate individuals who wish to immigrate to Canada and who are interested in settling in a particular province. Discuss your PNP options in this section.
2 3 Were you a Lucky One?
06-04-2019, 02:19 AM
by everly
Family Sponsorships
A sore point, with a whole lot of misunderstanding attached to it. Its not easy doing this process, but this forum is all about Family Sponsorship
2 2 The time has come to find...
01-27-2020, 07:52 AM
by wiliamiii
Business Immigration
Canadian Immigration options for managers, business owners, entrepreneurs, and self-employed individuals.
1 1 Coming to Start a Busines...
01-11-2019, 01:34 PM
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Quebec Immigration
Quebec selects its own immigrants, who may obtain Canadian permanent residence after selection by the province. The two economic immigration programs under Quebec immigration are the Quebec Skilled Worker Program and the Quebec Experience Class.
1 1 Speak French Fluently?
01-11-2019, 01:37 PM
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Refugees and Asylum
To be granted asylum in Canada as a refugee, a person must be outside his or her home country and have a well-founded fear of persecution.
2 2 Help to move to the great...
01-25-2019, 11:26 AM
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IELTS - International English Language Testing System
Preparing for the IELTS test or considering to do so? Find out how the test works, areas you are not sure about, and how to strengthen your areas of weakness for the General IELTS exam through shared experiences or qualified trainers.
1 1 Can you speak English?
01-11-2019, 01:46 PM
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Immigration Agents
To practice as an Immigration Agent in Canada, one has to undergo stringent training and assessment, to ensure the representation provided to their clients is correct and fair. All agents are required to be registered with ICCRC in Canada. Make sure yours is.
2 2 The time has come to find...
01-27-2020, 07:51 AM
by wiliamiii
Credential Evaluation Assessments / Red Seal
Almost all the immigration streams for express entry require ECA reports to be submitted. Discuss here about who to use, how long it took, and how much is cost.
1 1 ECA Reports
01-11-2019, 02:50 PM
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Applications
Whatever immigration applications that need completing, discuss them here
1 1 Filling in Forms?
01-11-2019, 02:52 PM
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Flagpole Forum
Need to perform the Flagpole routine? Not sure what it is? Ask about it here.....
1 1 Pole Dancing?
01-11-2019, 02:56 PM
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Landing in Canada
A term used to describe the process of when you arrive. Everything you want to know or need to know about landing can be discussed here.
1 1 Fresh off the Boat?
01-11-2019, 03:06 PM
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Scam Alerts
Being ripped off is never a nice thing. Let others know of scams or bad experiences here. Remember that information you post here is public and you are accountable for what you post.
1 1 Feeling Ripped Off?
01-11-2019, 03:11 PM
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Success Stories
You have made the big move, have settled and found your way. Share your success stories here to inspire others so that they can see it is possible when you set your minds to it.
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Visitors
Discussions about visiting Canada and Temporary Resident Visas.
1 1 Need a Holiday?
01-11-2019, 03:25 PM
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Foreign Workers and Work Permits
Discussions about work in Canada and temporary Canadian Work Permits.
1 1 Received a Job Offer?
01-11-2019, 03:37 PM
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International Students in Canada
Discussions about studying in Canada and Canadian Study Permits
1 1 Studying in Canada
01-11-2019, 03:39 PM
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PGWP - Post Graduate Work Permits
Anyone who obtained a Student Visa to Study in Canada and successfully passed their course, will obtain a PGWP which is an open work permit, issued for the same duration their studies were. Discuss more about this here.
1 1 Just Graduated!!!
01-11-2019, 03:44 PM
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Open Work Permits
Discuss the Open Work Permit here. Who gets it, How long its valid for and what exemptions are in place.
1 1 Whats an Open Work Permit...
01-11-2019, 03:48 PM
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Transit Visa Forum
Bouncing around between countries, and on your way to or from Canada? Find our where you will need transit visas by asking those who have already walked the walk.
1 1 Multi Part Journey?
01-11-2019, 03:53 PM
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SuperVisa Forum
Need the parents or Grandparents here sooner than later? Then Supervisa is the short term solution. Ask about it here.
1 1 Missing the Parents or Gr...
01-11-2019, 03:59 PM
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Searching for Work in Canada
Discussions about Canadian job stories and how to find meaningful work in Canada
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Resources for Finding a Canadian Jobs
Prepare yourself for the Canadian job scene by discussing interview experiences and by tailoring your resumé and cover letter for Canadian employers.
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Canadian Labour Laws
Discussions about Canadian work regulations and discuss wages, typical work hours, overtime pay, etc.
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Canadian Finance and Taxation
Discussions about taxation laws in Canada and discuss finance management.
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Start Your Own Business in Canada – Self Employment
Many Canadians are self-employed. Learn from their experiences and discuss how you can start your own business in Canada.
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Unemployment in Canada
With one of the lowest unemployment rates in the world, there is still an element of worry for many newcomers. Discuss here topics that revolve around unemployment.
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Employee Benefits in Canada
Unlike South Africa, employees here get many standard benefits from the Government, but they have their ups and downs. Discuss here your experiences and comparisons of employee benefits.
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NOC - National Occupation Classification
Jobs in Canada, all carry NOC codes, and for the most part you will need to know your NOC code to start any immigration process except for visitors. Not sure of your NOC, ask here.
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LMIA - Labour Market Impact Assessment
For a Job Offer to be valid, it needs to be supported with an LMIA. Find out and ask all you need to know about LMIA's here
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Permanent Residency Requirements
Discussions about requirements for maintaining Canadian Permanent Resident status.
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Settlement Issues
Discussions about life in Canada as a Canadian Permanent Resident.
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Living in British Columbia,
Living in Alberta, and 11 more.
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Citizenship
Discussions about obtaining Canadian Citizenship.
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Dual Citizenship
Keeping both Citizenships? Have questions about Dual Citizenship? Then ask away in this forum
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Public & Private Health
Discussions about obtaining health care in Canada.
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Housing in Canada
Discussions about finding, buying, or renting homes - Canadian landlord and tenant information
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Driving in Canada
Discussions about driving in Canada
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Opening Bank Accounts in Canada
Discussions about Bank Accounts, Money Transfers etc
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Weather in Canada
Discussions about the weather, from good to bad.
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Food & Cooking in Canada
Discussiions about Food and Cooking. Where to find what, Alternatives to, Adjusting to a new lifestyle
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Obtaining Insurance in Canada
Discussions about Insurance. How much it costs, best providers and experiences.
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Schooling & Education
Discussions about the education systems across Canada and shared advice about Canadian schools.
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Cost of Living
We all needed to know how we would survive and what things cost. We here you can pose all those worrying questions about affordability and get answers from those who have already been through it
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Pets
We all want our furbabies to come, not all can afford it. Share your stories and experiences here about how you brought your perts with, who you used, what it cost and how they coped. It will help all those who are thinking of bringing their pets too. wooof
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Social Meets
A forum to arrange meet and greets
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Exploratory Visits
Need to come and visit before you come? Discuss and ask questions in this forum.
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Events
Got something happening? Post it here, or on Saffa.ca in the events calender. If you need a special neighbourhood created, let us know and we will add it for you.
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Neighbourhoods
Need to talk about a specific Neighbourhood? This is the place. If you need specific neighbourhood forums, let us know and we will add them for you.
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Interesting Places and Things to do
Been somewhere special in Canada, or done something amazing? Tell us about it here so we can all get to know about it.
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Missing Home
You come to Canada, but you are missing home more than you thought you would? Discuss it here and lets see how we can all help cheer you up.
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Journals & Blogs
Good with the pen? You can articulate experiences into good prose? Then share with us and we can all revel in your mastery!!
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Travel & Holidays
Going home? Coming Back? Going to USA? Weekend in Cuba? Wherever it may be, share information about travel and travel deals here!!
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Ouma's Recipes
Got that special Ouma's recipes? Or any good Saffer recipes you have adapated to Canadian life? Share them with all of us...We like good food!! Nom Nom Nom
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Show Me the Funny
Got some Good Jokes to share with all of us. Lets face it, if its not written down, we are going to forget it!! So get the juices flowing and make us laugh
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Kids & Teens
Somewhere for the kids to ask, or ask about kids in general. Here is the forum for all things children orientated.
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Lost Connections
Searching for that family member that you left behind and has gone amiss? Or Searching for Friends and Family that have immigrated and lost contact. Share the search here and we will see if we can all help find them.
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Classifieds
This forum is closed for posts as we encourage users to post their classifieds on our main website www.saffa.ca/classifieds for better reach and marketing potential
1 1 Classified Ads
01-11-2019, 11:02 AM
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SA Goodies and Shops
Found a place that sells SA goodies and treats, or the best BILTONG ever, then share it with all of us.
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Braai Forum
Yes you saw it, BRAAI, not Barbecue!!! Nou gaan on Braai.....Share all those Braai secrets and stories here.
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Import / Export
Want to bring goods in or send them out? Find out from those who have already done it
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TV / Cable / Internet Forum
All you need to ask or know about TV, Cable or Internet
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Cell Phone Forum
All you need to ask or know about cell phones, deals and providers can be posted or asked here.
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Good News
We all like good news, so lets share it here.
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Bad News
Bad News makes all of us sad, but we need to know about it.
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Sport News
As avids sportsman and supporters, we still like to see the news about the Blou Bulle, The Sharks, The Stormers and all the others too. Tell us about it here.
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Political News
As depressing as it is, we need to stay informed....so tell us about them all... Nicely
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SARS News
The dreaded tax man SARS. He is always after all of our money...If things change or if you have questions about Taxes as an Expat, ask here.
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General News
Whatever is happening, let us know, just dont bore us please!!
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Questions, Tips & Information
In this forum you can ask questions about working in Canada, Give tips to those coming to work in Canada, and give information about labour laws etc.
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Looking for Jobs
In this forum you can ask for help finding a job, or you can post about yourself and your skills, and let potential employers know about you.
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Jobs on Offer
This forum is closed for posting. We encourage potential employers to post their Jobs on our main website www.saffa.ca/jobs
1 1 Job Advertisements
01-11-2019, 09:22 AM
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Networking Opportunities
Networking is always a good idea to expand your reach and to develop new contacts
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Business in Canada
All things Business, how to get started, registrations etc, will be in this forum
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Leer & Praat Afrikaans
In hierdie forum kan jy opmerkings plaas oor die gebruik van die Afrikaans taal in Kanada
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Afrikaanse Resepte
Stof af Ouma se tradisionele resepte en deel met almal die liplekker Melktert, Bobotie, Melkkos ens.
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Skryf & Lees Afrikaans
Geniet en deel jou gunsteling Afrikaanse skrywers in boekklubs soos Dion Meyer, Mark Behr en Nataniel
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Afrikaanse Kuns
Ontdek die Afrikaanse skulders in Kanada soon Sjon de Groot en n paar ander
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Tradisionele Afrikaanse Handewerk
Kom leer om te Brei en Hekel, Brui blokke vir komberse vir dir minderbevooregtes, leer hoe om seep en kerse te maak.
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Afrikaanse Uitdrukkings
Net ons weet van Lekker Sosaties, Kameelperd, en die appel val nie ver van die boom, is. Deel jou spesiale uitdrukkings hier.
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Afrikaanse Geskiedenis en Kultuur
Voortrekkers, Volkspele, Taal Monument ens...
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Afrikaanse Feeste en Bekendes
Veeste soos KaNasie en die Potjiekos saamtrek in Barrie. Deel al die ander feeste hier.
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Afrikaanse Gemeenskappe
In somige deele van Kanada is daar n konsentrasie Afrikaanse gemeenskappe soos in Oakville, Ontario. Deel al die ander hier sodat mense weet waar om te kyk.
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Afrikaanse Grappies
Ons ken almal goeie grappies, so hoekom deel hulle nie met almal nie en ons kan almal 'n goeie lag hê
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Afrikaans Algemeen
In hierdie forum kan jy opmerking plaas of enige relevante inligting raakend Afrikaans wat nie in die ander forums val nie.
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