Canadians Became Significantly Wealthier During 2020

Canadian Visa Expert: Successful

Optimism is high about a sharp economic recovery in Canada once the global pandemic is over According to the Economic Club of Canada, an unprecedented increase in household wealth last year is a key catalyst for significant growth in 2021. Large income support payments, stock market gains, and an upsurge in home prices helped Canadians […]

Immigrants Living in Canada Launch Startup During Pandemic

Canadian Visa Expert - Startup

A perfect storm created the ideal situation for two Canadian women who lost their jobs during the global pandemic last March Maria Avilan worked in supply chain logistics, and Carla Calderon worked in sales. Now, the two are business partners. Losing their jobs pushed them to take a leap of faith and start their company, […]

A 4% Increase in Canadian Businesses that Started Selling Online in 2020

Canadian Visa Expert: Selling Online

‘Statistics Canada’ recently published an infographic showing business conditions in Canada for the first quarter of 2021. According to the data, 17.6% of businesses in Canada made sales online in 2019. In 2020 that percentage grew to 21.6%, showing a toal growth of 4% in online sales – mostly because of the coronavirus pandemic. For […]

Watch: What is the Federal Skilled Trades Program?

Canadian Visa Expert: Skilled Trades

The Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP) was created in order to offer a Permanent Resident Visa to Canada for certain skilled tradespeople in dozens of high-demand occupations, such as welders, electricians, plumbers, and so on. Skilled foreign tradespeople and their eligible family members, who are granted a Permanent Resident Visa to Canada through the Federal […]

Women in Canada Make Up a Significant Portion of Front-Line Workers

Canadian Visa Expert: Women

On March 8th we celebrate International Women’s Day. This year ‘Statistics Canada’ created a unique infographic to show just some of Canadian Women’s achievements. For instance, did you know that during COVID-19 crisis women represented 75% of educators in public elementary and secondary schools in Canada? For more interesting stats take a look at the […]

Canadian Economy Grows Six Months in a Row

Canadian Visa Expert: Canadian Economy

Canadian retail sales are continuing to rise and be more robust than expected during the global pandemic The country has seen six consecutive increases since the record drop in April 2020. According to Statistics Canada, motor vehicle and parts dealers are leading the growth, with sales at new car dealerships up by 0.8 percent. The […]

Fogo Island – Canada’s Hidden Irish Treasure!

Canadian Visa Expert: Fogo Island

The predominantly Irish settlement on Fogo Island is a treasure not many have found. The Irish came to the area in the early-to-mid-1700s to take advantage of the fishing and decided to stay. The isolation of the far distant village has kept the resident’s accents pure and preserved. When visiting their homeland, they often are […]

How Much Money Do You Need to Buy a Home in Canada?

Canadian Visa Expert: Buy a House

House prices in Canada vary a lot depending on the location of the property, and many people are wondering: “How much money do I need to buy a home in Canada?”. A new infographic made by RentSeeker and Blue Chip Mortgage, shows the costs and how much income you need to actually purchase a home […]

How Many People in Vancouver Speak Chinese?

Canadian Visa Expert: Vancouver

Vancouver is one of the most beautiful, diverse and famous cities in all of Canada. There are also some facts about Vancouver that are not well known. For example, about 17% of the city’s population speaks Chinese, and 43% of the population are of Asian heritage – making it the most Asian city outside of […]

Infographic: Know Toronto Facts

Canadian Visa Expert: Toronto Facts

Toronto is an amazing city and one of Canada’s main metropolitan areas. There is a lot to learn abouth the city, so we would like to share with you this infographic, made by Education First, that presents some of the most interesting facts about the city. For example: did you know that more than half […]