Custodian and Home Stay

Caring for a minor child in Canada Each province and territory decides the age when a person becomes an adult. This is known as the age of majority. A person under the age of majority is a “minor child”. Province or territoryAge of majorityAlberta, Manitoba, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan18British Columbia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest TerritoRead More…

BC School Boards

Abbotsford School BoardBurnaby School BoardVictoria School BoardKamloops School BoardDelta School BoardChilliwack School BoardLangley School BoardSurrey School BoardWest Vancouver School BoardNorth Vancouver School BoardRichmond School BoardCoquitlam School BoardOkanagan School BoardVancouver School Board Abbotsford School Board Public Schools SchoolPlaceGradeAbbotsford Virtual SchoRead More…

BC Post Secondary Education

BC Designated learning institutions list Designated learning institution number (DLI #)Name of institutionCityOffer PGWP-eligible ProgramsO19394940254ARV Canada CollegeRichmondNoO123960086627Academy of Excellence Hair Design & Aesthetics Ltd.VictoriaNoO212477056057Academy of Learning College – AbbotsfordAbbotsford, LangleyNoO212477063807Academy of Learning College – LangleyLangleyNoO19Read More…

Health and Insurance

Health insurance policies vary from province to province. Students planning to study in Canada should research the availability of insurance in their intended province of study. International students in Canada are required to obtain health insurance for the duration of their stay in Canada. Certain provinces offer provincial health coverage to certain international students, either for freRead More…

Study Permit Renew

Maintaining Status in Canada It is important not to exceed the duration of your authorized stay in Canada without first applying for a change in status. In addition, you should always comply with any conditions, such as restrictions on the nature of work, maximum hours you can work per week, how long you can study, etc. If you submit your application for renewal or a change in status beforeRead More…

Accompanying Person

Canada’s generous immigration policy allows certain family members of international students to come to Canada to work and/or study. Definition of Family Member For the purposes of this page, “family member” refers to a spouse, common-law/conjugal partner, and dependent children.  Visitor Visas It is easier for family members of international students to apply for an aRead More…

Off-Campus Working

Canada’s immigration policy extends the opportunity to gain valuable work experience to international students who have chosen Canada as their study destination. With a valid Canadian Study Permit, an international student may be eligible to work for an employer outside the campus of the educational institution where he or she is registered. Once eligible for off-campus work, internatioRead More…

PGWP Work Permit

Many international graduates choose to apply for Post-Graduate Work Permit, which allows them to work in Canada. Post-Graduate Work Permit is an open work permit with a maximum duration of validity of 3 years. Applicants do not need to have job offer at the time of application.International students can only receive one Post-Graduate Work Permit from IRCC in a lifetime. Eligibility RequiremenRead More…

Immigration After Graduation

Canada’s immigration policies in recent years is more in favor of international students. For example, many immigration programs do not require job offer, so that international students can immigrate by starting their own business and directly apply for immigration after graduation. These are all benefits for international students. The table below provides an updated overview of the various CRead More…