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What you will find in this Article about coming to Canada

This Article is divided in 5 Main Sections about coming to Canada, so that you can easily find the one that interests you the most:

  1. For Workers, for all of those that want to find a Job to come and work in Canada.
  2. For Students, for those that want to study in Canada.
  3. Study and Work, for all of those that want to Study in Canada but also want to work part-time while they study.
  4. Emigrate to Canada with my Family, for those that want to prepare a plan for the whole family.

Each Section includes free specific information that applies to it. For example, the “Workers” section includes specific information for Workers, and so on. In each section, you will find:

  • The Questions that were asked during the Webinar, along with a brief Answer to each of question.
  • How to become a Member, including a link to easily do so.
  • A link to download a free PDF file with the Presentation we shared during the Webinar.

At the end of the Article, you will find also find other sections:

  • Questions about our Memberships;
  • Questions about Vaccines;
  • General Questions; and
  • About SRT, with all the information regarding our English assessment and Improvement Tool, which you get completely free with your Membership.

Free information to Come to Canada with Clearport

Workers Section – to come to Work in Canada

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QUESTIONS FROM WORKERS

Question: For an experienced professional in power generation, how can I get a good job position if local Canadian certifications are required and those take years to get (levels).  Is there any way to speed up the process?

A: The fastest way is to get a job in Canada based on your experience and then work towards updating your credentials. The Power Industry is constantly in demand for experienced people. You can work in Canada in the industry in a good job and at the same time study short courses to get certifications and upgrade your credentials. Become a Member; we can certainly help you.

Question: How difficult is it to find a job as a Bus Driver?  I have experience, although my educations is Business Administration at University level.

A: Drivers are in demand in Canada. As travel restrictions are lifted in Canada and the economy recovers, we can help you. Become a Member

Question: I need more information to apply as a skilled Worker in Europe, Canada, or USA.

A: There are several ways to apply for a Job in Canada as a skilled worker. We can get you the answers you need. Become a Member

Question: For Engineering areas (construction and deep foundations), are the jobs temporary or permanent?

A: Your first Job in Canada will be full-time, under a Work Permit that can be valid for 2 years. Your next step from there will be to apply to become a Permanent Resident; once you are, there is no need for any additional Work Permits. Become a Member

Question: We are a family of 3. We want to know how much money do I need to be able to go as a Student; on the other hand, my husband is a Truck Driver… Which way is faster to go to Canada?

A: In terms of cost of studying in Canada, it depends; you would need to cover your Tuition and other school fees, and have proof that you have enough funds to cover your living expenses for at least 1 year. Your husband may be eligible to obtain an Open Work Permit as a spouse. The fastest way is for you to apply as a Student, and you would have to pay for Tuition costs and costs of living. The more economical way is for your husband to apply as a Worker; as a spouse, you may be eligible to obtain an Open Work Permit. Become a Member

Question: Do you have any job opportunities to work in a pharmaceutical lab, in Sales or Sales Training?

A: Yes; as travel restrictions are lifted by Canada and the economy recovers, more jobs will become available. Become a Member

Question: I’m a Truck Driver and want to emigrate to Canada. How can I apply?

A: Become a Member.

Question: Do you have Jobs in Civil Engineering? I have experience in Deep Foundations, Slope Stabilization, Well Drilling and Equipping, Civil and Hydraulic Works

A: Yes. Even more will become available as travel restrictions are lifted by Canada and the economy recovers. Become a Member

Question: My husband has an International License for Full Truck Trailers. Do you have Job opportunities for him? He has an advanced English level.

A: Yes. Become a Member

Question: I studied Visual Arts.  Are there any jobs in that area? Or could I apply to other jobs that don’t require too much experience, like cleaning services or general help in construction, gardener, wall painter or something like that? (I actually have spent my youth doing those things for family, neighbors, and friends).

A: Yes, there are Visual Arts jobs, especially if you have any experience or studies in Digital. Other jobs are also available with experience. Become a Member

Question: How can I emigrate to Canada with my family? My husband has 10 years of experience as a Professional Driver. How can we apply for an LMIA?

A: Become a Member. Only Employers can obtain an LMIA, then hire the workers that can apply for a Work Permit under the Employer’s LMIA.  We can help.

Question: What would be the value of your process to enter Canada with a work permit as Truck Driver?

A: The initial cost is the price of our Membership. Become a Member and we will explain the process, steps, and any additional costs.

Question: Are you going to have another Job Fair in Tijuana or Laredo looking for Truck Drivers?

A: We will post about Job Fairs in Mexico and other locations in our social media pages, available on these links: Facebook or Instagram.  Take the first step and Become a Member

Question: I have two years working as a Cross-Border Driver. Is there an opportunity for me in Canada?

A: Yes; as travel restrictions are lifted by Canada and the economy recovers, even more jobs will become available. Become a Member

Question: Are oil industry professionals in high demand?

A: Yes. Even more will become available as travel restrictions are lifted by Canada and the economy recovers. Become a Member

Question: Are there job opportunities as Courier Delivery Driver (NOC  7514) for  unarticulated trucks up to 5 tons? Or can I only apply as a Truck Driver for articulated trucks?

A: Yes; as travel restrictions are lifted by Canada and the economy recovers, even more jobs will become available. Become a Member

Question: Can I apply from Quito Ecuador ? I am Truck Driver with more than 7 years of experience, my English is basic 30%-40% and I continue to study.

A: Yes, you can and should apply from your country of residence (where you live). As Canada lifts travel restrictions and the economy recovers, even more jobs will become available. Become a Member

Question: I would like to apply with my family. My husband wants to work in construction or Carpentry. I am in the Client Service area. We have 3 daughters, 19, 17 and 8 years old.

A: You can both get jobs in Canada: one can get an Employer-specific Work Permit as principal applicant, and the other may be eligible to obtain an Open Work Permit as a spouse. Become a Member

Question: I’d like to know if I can apply from Mexico being a foreigner.  I am from Guatemala and have 11 years of as a Truck Driver.

A: Yes, you can and should apply from your country of residence (where you live). As Canada lifts travel restrictions and the economy recovers, even more jobs will become available. Become a Member.

Question: Are there opportunities for Support Caregivers?

A: Yes, and there are specific programs that apply for Caregivers. Book an Immigration Consultation to learn more.

Question: I am a single Mom from Argentina. I am 37 years old with a 6-year-old daughter. Can I apply and travel with my daughter to have her study while I work there?

A: Yes. Many jobs may get your daughter a Study Permit under your Work Permit. Become a Member

Question: Being from Guatemala, can I apply for a job in  Canada?

A: Yes, you can and should apply from your country of residence (where you live). As Canada lifts travel restrictions and the economy recovers, even more jobs will become available. Become a Member.

Question: Is it mandatory to have a US Visa to apply as a Truck Driver?

A: No. There are many Truck Driver jobs in Canada that do not require a U.S. Visa. Become a Member.

Question: I’m from Argentina, 30 years old, Engineer. Can I work and create a part side business in Canada?

A: Yes. Apply to Become a Member

Question: Could job fairs be organized in Chile similar to the ones you do in Mexico?

A: Yes, if we have enough applicants. Share our information with your friends and associates and start by Becoming a Member

Question: We are from Venezuela. Can Work Permits be obtained in Canada for Web Developers and Programmers?

A: Yes, and they are in high demand! Become a Member.

Question: Once you do the SRT exams and upload them to your Profile, what would be the next step? How can I know the status I’m in with respect to employers as a skilled worker?

A: We are looking for jobs for you. We will contact you as soon as a job matching your profile becomes available; as Canada continues to lift travel restrictions and the economy recovers, more jobs will become available. Thanks for being a Member!

Question: In my Profile page I do not see any Job Openings, where can I find them?

A: We do not post all jobs for several reasons. We are looking for jobs for you. We will contact you as soon as a job matching your profile becomes available; as Canada continues to lift travel restrictions and the economy recovers, more jobs will become available. Thanks for being a Member!

Question: If I am a Member already but have not yet had an interview with an employer, do I need to reapply?

A: No. We are looking for jobs for you. We will contact you as soon as a job matching your profile becomes available; as Canada continues to lift travel restrictions and the economy recovers, more jobs will become available. Thanks for being a Member!

Download the Presentation: Click here to download for free the Presentation (PDF) shared during the Webinar.

Students Section – to come to Study in Canada

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QUESTIONS FROM STUDENTS

Question: Is there some kind of hotel or something where the students stay?

A: Post-Secondary Students (students enrolling in University or College) typically live in an Apartment (can be shared or single) at the Dormitory On-Campus, or an Off-Campus Apartment. Students under 18 that are enrolling to study Grades 1 to 12typically live with a Home-Stay Family.  We can help with School selection, Living Accommodations, and other aspects. Become a Member

Question: Are there any kind of sports college scholarships for students?

A: Yes, there are partial scholarships for various sports. Become a Member

Question: I read that Lawyers have a specific number of immigration form. What options or job offers are there for Lawyers who do not want to work in Private Law firms?

A: We would recommend you study a Master’s Degree in Canada.  You can work while you study, then get a Post-Graduation Work Permit to stay and work full time, and after getting a year of post-graduation work experience in Canada, apply for Permanent Residence. Become a Member

Question: If I want to study English Courses during the Winter or Summer and I’m not a minor, do I have the option of a shared apartment?

A: Students 18 years old and over typically live in an Apartment (which can be shared or single). We can help. Become a Member

Question: Do you have a catalog of recommended colleges for specific programs that grant a Post-Graduation Work Permit?

A: Yes. Once you become a Member, you will have access to our online School database, which includes most Post-Secondary institutions in Canada. Our platform is searchable, and one of the filters you can apply is precisely the Post-Graduation Work Permit, so your search only returns programs that will issue a PGWP. Become a Member

Question: How can a student do an internship in Canada?

A: We have specific programs for this with one university in Mexico and another one in Brazil. If your University requires that you complete an Internship to graduate, we will be happy to get in touch with them to discuss it. You can send us an email mentioning this and providing the contact information of the person that coordinates Internships at your University. There are also other ways we can help; Become a Member

Question: Hello, is there an age limit to study a career or course in Canada? I am 38 years old and have a University degree from Mexico.

A: No. Once you become a Member, we can recommend options. Become a Member

Question: Is there an age limit to study a Master’s Degree and work?

A: No. We can recommend School and Study Program options so that you can Study and Work in Canada, then get a Post-Graduation Work Permit. Become a Member

Question: If my son applies to study, can I as the father accompany him and get a work permit?

A: It depends. We would need to understand your situation better. Book an Immigration Consultation to get all the answers you need.

Question: Can you give me an estimate of the fee for your services for a College Program?

A: The Costs of Tuition vary by School and Study Program, and we will work to find one that fits your budget. Our basic Student Membership is CAD $125 + 5% Tax; we also have a Student Concierge Membership where we do all the work for you! Start with the Basic Student Membership, and we will deduct the cost of the Basic Membership from the price of the Concierge Membership if you decide to upgrade to it at any. 

Question: What is the required IELTS score to apply for a Study Permit?

A: It depends on the University / College and the specific Study Program. Usually, required IELTS scores are around 6, but there are some programs that require 5.5 scores. Become a Member

Question: We are a family of 3.  How much money would I need to be able to go to Canada as a Student? On the other hand, my husband is a Truck Driver… Which way is faster to go to Canada?

A: In terms of cost of studying in Canada, it depends; you would need to cover your Tuition and other school fees, and have proof that you have enough funds to cover your living expenses for at least 1 year. Your husband may be eligible to obtain an Open Work Permit as a spouse. The fastest way is for you to apply as a Student, and you would have to pay for Tuition costs and costs of living. The more economical way is for your husband to apply as a Worker; as a spouse, you may be eligible to obtain an Open Work Permit. Become a Member

Download the Presentation: Click here to download for free the Presentation (PDF) shared during the Webinar.

Study and Work Section – to come to Study in Canada and Work while you Study

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QUESTIONS FROM STUDENTS THAT WANT TO WORK WHILE THEY STUDY

Question: Is there some kind of hotel or something where the students stay?

A: Post-Secondary Students (students enrolling in University or College) typically live in an Apartment (can be shared or single) at the Dormitory On-Campus, or an Off-Campus Apartment. Students under 18 that are enrolling to study Grades 1 to 12typically live with a Home-Stay Family.  We can help with School selection, Living Accommodations, and other aspects. Become a Member

Question: Are there any kind of sports college scholarships for students?

A: Yes, there are partial scholarships for various sports. Become a Member

Question: I read that Lawyers have a specific number of immigration form. What options or job offers are there for Lawyers who do not want to work in Private Law firms?

A: We would recommend you study a Master’s Degree in Canada.  You can work while you study, then get a Post-Graduation Work Permit to stay and work full time, and after getting a year of post-graduation work experience in Canada, apply for Permanent Residence. Become a Member

Question: Do you have a catalog of recommended colleges for specific programs that grant a Post-Graduation Work Permit?

A: Yes. Once you become a Member, you will have access to our online School database, which includes most Post-Secondary institutions in Canada. Our platform is searchable, and one of the filters you can apply is precisely the Post-Graduation Work Permit, so your search only returns programs that will issue a PGWP. Become a Member

Question: Is there an age limit to study a career or course in Canada? I am 38 years old and have a University degree from Mexico.

A: No. Once you become a Member, we can recommend options to study in Canada, and work while you study. Become a Member

Question: Is there an age limit to study a Master’s Degree and work?

A: No. We can recommend School and Study Program options so that you can Study and Work in Canada, then get a Post-Graduation Work Permit. Become a Member

Question: If my son applies to study, can I as the father accompany him and get a work permit?

A: It depends. We would need to understand your situation better. Book an Immigration Consultation to get all the answers you need.

Question: Can you give me an estimate of the fee for your services for a College Program?

A: The Costs of Tuition vary by School and Study Program, and we will work to find one that fits your budget. Our basic Student Membership is CAD $125 + 5% Tax; we also have a Student Concierge Membership where we do all the work for you! Start with the Basic Student Membership, and we will deduct the cost of the Basic Membership from the price of the Concierge Membership if you decide to upgrade to it at any.  Remember, you can Work while you study in a Post-Secondary program in Canada.

Question: What is the required IELTS score to apply for a Study Permit?

A: It depends on the University / College and the specific Study Program. Usually, required IELTS scores are around 6, but there are some programs that require 5.5 scores. Become a Member

Question: We are a family of 3.  How much money would I need to be able to go to Canada as a Student? On the other hand, my husband is a Truck Driver… Which way is faster to go to Canada?

A: In terms of cost of studying in Canada, it depends; you would need to cover your Tuition and other school fees, and have proof that you have enough funds to cover your living expenses for at least 1 year. Your husband may be eligible to obtain an Open Work Permit as a spouse. The fastest way is for you to apply as a Student, and you would have to pay for Tuition costs and costs of living. The more economical way is for your husband to apply as a Worker; as a spouse, you may be eligible to obtain an Open Work Permit. Become a Member

Download the Presentation: Click here to download for free the Presentation (PDF) shared during the Webinar.

Emigrate to Canada with My Family Section

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You can also book a consultation sending and email to consultation@clearport.ca

QUESTIONS ABOUT EMIGRATING WITH FAMILY

Question: We are a family of 3. We want to know how much money do I need to be able to go as a Student; on the other hand, my husband is a Truck Driver… Which way is faster to go to Canada?

A: In terms of cost of studying in Canada, it depends; you would need to cover your Tuition and other school fees, and have proof that you have enough funds to cover your living expenses for at least 1 year. Your husband may be eligible to obtain an Open Work Permit as a spouse. The fastest way is for you to apply as a Student, and you would have to pay for Tuition costs and costs of living. The more economical way is for your husband to apply as a Worker; as a spouse, you may be eligible to obtain an Open Work Permit. Book an Immigration Consultation to learn more.

Question: My husband has an International License for Full Truck Trailers. Do you have Job opportunities for him? He has an advanced English level.

A: Yes. Book an Immigration Consultation to learn more.

Question: How can I emigrate to Canada with my family? My husband has 10 years of experience as a Professional Driver. How can we apply for an LMIA?

A: Book an Immigration Consultation to learn more.. Only Employers can obtain an LMIA, then hire the workers that can apply for a Work Permit under the Employer’s LMIA.  We can help.

Question: I would like to apply with my family. My husband wants to work in construction or Carpentry. I am in the Client Service area. We have 3 daughters, 19, 17 and 8 years old.

A: You can both get jobs in Canada: one can get an Employer-specific Work Permit as principal applicant, and the other may be eligible to obtain an Open Work Permit as a spouse. Book an Immigration Consultation to learn more.

Question: I am a single Mom from Argentina. I am 37 years old with a 6-year-old daughter. Can I apply and travel with my daughter to have her study while I work there?

A: Yes. Many jobs may get your daughter a Study Permit under your Work Permit. Book an Immigration Consultation to learn more.

An Immigration Consultation can save you time and money by providing the professional guidance you require from a well-prepared, certified Team of ICCRC-regulated consultants.

Please beware of advice from “immigration consultants” that are not regulated or in good standing. Only a Certified Canadian Immigration Consultant in good standing with the ICCRC can offer consultancy services for applications to Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC)

Verify Status with ICCRC: link to ICCRC site

Rui Jiang, RCIC # R530523

Dongkai Li, RCIC # R522600

Our Team of Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultants (RCICs) will review your qualifications for the most applicable Immigration Program and Pathway, including those in the Hong Kong Special Program. Then, they will work with you to define a strategy and plan to achieve your goals.

Clearport International provides immigration services for Temporary Residency (Visas, Permits, eTAs and Extensions for any Permits), Permanent Residency or PR (Family class, Federal Economic Class, Provincial Nominee Programs, AIPP, Caregivers), PR Renewal and Citizenship. 

Download the Presentation: Click here to download for free the Presentation (PDF) shared during the Webinar.

Questions About Our Memberships to come to Canada

Question: What are the costs of your memberships?

A: All of them are CAD $125 + 5% Tax. The only exception is a CAD $2,465 + 5% Tax Student Concierge Membership (we will deduct the cost of the Basic Membership from the price of the Concierge Membership if you decide to upgrade to it at any.

Question: Is your Membership a one-time payment? Does it expire?

A: It is a one-time payment and does not expire.

Question: Is the Membership a single payment, or are payments periodical?

A: It is a one-time payment and does not expire.

Question: Do we acquire the membership after taking all the English tests?

A: No. You first become a Member, then you get access to SRT.

Question: Can I make the membership payment by means other than a credit card?

A: We prefer payments by credit card; we use PayPal, one of the safest, must-trusted online methods available worldwide.

Questions About Vaccines in Canada

Question: Which are the vaccines currently accepted by the government of Canada?

A: Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson, and Astra-Zeneca. This may change in the future and Canada may opt to accept all the vaccines accepted by the World Health Organization.

Question: Is Canada accepting foreigners with any vaccination, Astra-Zeneca for example?

A: Canada currently accepts Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson, and Astra-Zeneca. This may change in the future and Canada may opt to accept all the vaccines accepted by the World Health Organization.

Question: Are there vaccines that are not recognized by the government of Canada?

A: Canada currently accepts Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson, and Astra-Zeneca. This may change in the future and Canada may opt to accept all the vaccines accepted by the World Health Organization.

Question: Is the Sinopharm (China) vaccine accepted by the government of Canada?

A: Canada does not currently accept the Sinopharm vaccine; it accepts Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson, and Astra-Zeneca. This may change in the future and Canada may opt to accept all the vaccines accepted by the World Health Organization.

General Questions

Question: To emigrate to Canada, you can do all the application from my place of residence (Colombia), or do I need to travel to Mexico?

A: Yes, you can and should apply from your country of residence (where you live); you don’t need to travel to Mexico.

Question: Is there a preference for an age range?

A: It depends to what you wish to apply for, but the answer will be no in general terms. 

Question: Does Clearport work worldwide, or only with specific countries?

A: Worldwide. 

Information About SRT – Assess and Improve your English to Succeed in Canada

Question: What is the highest score you can achieve in SRT?

A: SRT’s scale goes from 0 to 500, so in theory the highest score is 500. 

Question: I already to the SRT tests once.  Can I take all tests 4 more times?

A: No. You can take the Listening, Reading, Numeracy and Use of Document tests up to 5 times, but you can only take the Speaking and Writing tests 2 times.

Our SRT is more than just an English and Skills Assessment.

SRT-Success Readiness Tool is a great development tool that:

  • Will tell you if you are ready to come to Canada based on your English and essential skills,
  • Identifies any gaps you may have,
  • Then gives you a Personalized Learning Plan to improve, focusing only on those areas (with hundreds of free online lessons and activities), and
  • Lets you test again to measure your progress.

SRT will also show approximately how you would score in other English tests that are popular in the market, plus you get Result Reports, a Learning Plan and a Certificate for each of the 6 areas tested by SRT.

SRT gives you great value for money!

You will need some command of English if you want to succeed in Canada. With our Membership, you get access to SRT to test and improve you English.

Use SRT anytime, anywhere.  You can take the SRT assessments using a PC, Laptop or Notebook (not available for tablets or smartphones).

STR will help you to know where your English is exactly at, what to do to improve it, and will give you the tools to do so.

Be ready to study, work, and live in Canada, and to succeed once you are here.

Download the Presentation: Click here to download for free the Presentation (PDF) shared during the Webinar.

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