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Month: November 2012

How to Get an Albertan Driver’s License as a Permanent Resident

Alberta is a very large province and although there is public transport in the southern part of the province you may find that you want a car to get around on your own. After you become a Permanent Resident in Canada you can start driving as soon as you obtain an Albertan driver’s license. For …

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Canadian Medicare in Alberta

Canada has a national health care system called Medicare which is administered by each individual province or territory. There is some variation between provinces in terms of coverage. However, nationwide health care coverage is available to Permanent Residents through what is called a Single Payer system. This means that doctors and physicians simply bill the …

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What are the Photo Requirements for Permanent Resident Renewal?

When you apply for Permanent Resident Card Renewal you will have to include some photographs with your application forms to prove your identity. Much of the application process is concerned with you identity because the Canadian government wants to ensure that your Permanent Resident Card is not handed over to a fraud. It is likely …

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PR Card Application: What Is a Certified Copy?

Certified copies are necessary in some circumstances when applying for renewal of your Permanent Resident Card. By using the authority of a particular profession you are guaranteeing that the copy that you have made of an original document has not been altered in any way and that you are not trying to defraud Citizenship and …

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How Do I Get Proof of My Canadian Citizenship

Recently Citizenship and Immigration Canada made some minor changes to the Application for Proof of Citizenship (CIT0001E). Proof of citizenship is necessary to do many things in Canada including voting, getting a driver’s license or a job. Getting proof of citizenship is available only to those who already have citizenship and Canada and have either …

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What Does Canadian Multiculturalism Mean?

Two events in recent news have illustrated Canadian’s desires to be a multicultural state: the selection of an Anglophone mayor of Montreal and a statement made by Minister Kenney to Coptic Pope Tawadros II. Many people seek Permanent Resident status in Canada every year because they know that their culture and language will be respected …

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Permanent Residents Get Canadian Health Care

One of the great things about being a Permanent Resident in Canada is that you will become eligible for health care three months after landing in your new home. Permanent Residency also allows immigrants to work, live and study anywhere in Canada indefinitely, the only trouble is applying. However, Immigration Direct offers help in filing …

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Canadian Multiculturalism and Acceptance of Refugees

Canada is quite proud of its refugee and asylee programs due to its merits as a genuinely humanitarian quest. Whether you happen to be a refugee or just someone who is interested in immigrating to Canada, Immigration Direct can help you through the sometimes difficult process of applying for a visa. Bill Clinton, the former …

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