A Notary Public is considered a public officer who is mandated by law to provide public service in such areas as estates and deeds; powers-of-attorney; witnessing; and international business. The main functions of...
Credit history is important for everyone - whether a Canadian citizen, a Permanent Resident, or a new immigrant. In fact, gradually building up a good credit history is absolutely essential to long-term financial health. And when the time comes to secure a credit card or borrow money, a good credit history can make the difference between approval and denial.
The Parent and Grandparent Immigration Program has recently changed from a first-come, first-serve system to an invitation-based system. In 2017, the Parent and Grandparent Program will offer prospective immigration applicants the opportunity to submit an application, but only when invited by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).
The Government of Canada, through Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRRC), is continually making improvements to the Express Entry immigration stream. Referring to past experiences, IRCC is laying down a foundation for the future with improvements and enhancements that will make for a better program, with better outcomes.
In Ontario, those who want to legally drive must obtain an Ontario driver's license. The process usually depends on whether the driver is new, or if the driver has had a license previously. For new immigrants who have an International Driver's Permit (IDP), this can be legally used when first arriving in Canada. The IDP is typically valid for one year, but it can be renewed. It’s also required that a driver possess a valid driver's license from their native country to use an IDP.