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Colours of Canada: Experience the Beauty

The colours of Canada speak volumes. It’s no wonder why people from around the world flock to the massive nation to catch a glimpse of the vibrant visual beauty that is on display. From the Northern Lights, to the autumn leaves, to the Rocky Mountains, to the prairie sunsets, every province is bursting with unique […]

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Applying for a Canadian Tourist Visa

Do you want to be a tourist in Canada? Canada is a hotspot for many vacationers from around the globe. There are many different things to do in Canada, and thousands of visitors come to our country every year.  People who are from specific countries (called visitor exempt countries) simply need their valid passport to […]

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Do I need a tourist visa for Canada?

To determine if you are a foreign national of a country whose citizens require a visitor visa (also called a tourist visa or a temporary resident visa) to travel to Canada, please see this list. As you can see, there are many countries whose citizens are required to obtain a visa to come to Canada, […]

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Canada Imposes New Visa Requirements on Several Formerly Exempt Countries

According to a press release from Citizenship and Immigration Canada, the government of Canada has now (12 a.m. September 12, 2012) imposed visitor visa requirements for citizens of the following countries: St. Lucia St. Vincent Namibia Botswana Swaziland Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney, “We continue to welcome genuine visitors to Canada. These changes […]

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When Applying for a Canadian Visitor Visa, is it Better To Get a One-Time or Multiple-Entry?

In order to visit, study or conduct business in Canada, people from many different countries need to apply for a visitor’s visa (for a list of countries whose citizens who do and do not require a visitor visa click here). In Canada, a visitor visa is also called a Temporary Resident Visa or a Temporary […]

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How to Visit Canada to Get Married

In 2005, Canada became one of the few countries in the world to legalize same-sex marriage. Since then, many same-sex couples from abroad have visited Canada to get married because their home countries will not allow it. Same-sex couples can have any kind of wedding they’ve ever dreamed of in Canada. Visiting Canada to get […]

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Polish Man Detained While Visiting Family In Canada

Man detained for 10 days while trying to visit family in Canada According to this article in the Winnipeg Free Press, a Polish man visiting family in Canada for the first time was detained by immigration officials for 10 days upon arriving at a Toronto airport. The man, a successful businessman in Poland, did not speak […]

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New 10-year multiple entry visas coming soon

10-year multiple entry visas announced According to Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney, a new, easier way to travel to Canada is coming soon with the 10-year multiple entry visa. “More applications and higher expectations mean that Citizenship and Immigration Canada needs a more responsive and flexible processing system,” said Minister Kenney. “To achieve […]

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Visitor Visa from “The Best Immigration Law firm around”

My wife and I have to say a great big thank you to Niren and Associates for helping us easily transition into living together in Canada. Our superb legal assistant Amy Shen guided us through every step of the visitor visa application. From the first gathering of documents to the final application package, Amy was […]

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Won our Appeal after being denied Visa to Canada. Thanks Katherine!

To Niren & Associates,                                                                                                                            Friday May 20th 2011 Although at this time my Partner in life has not yet been given her Permanent Resident Visa to enter Canada, I must  say now a huge and grateful Thank You to all involved in helping Myself and My Conjugal Partner be able to reside together here in […]

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Canada may lift visa requirements for Czech Republic

Canada investigating whether Visa Requirements necessary for Czech Republic This month, Canada will be sending a group of experts to the Czech Republic to determine whether Canada can lift their visa requirements for Czech citizens. The primary purpose of this visit will be to determine how minorities in the country are currently being protected as […]

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Canadian Tourist Visa Approved

Canadian Tourist Visa for Chinese citizen Hello This is Yong Yang, a client of Immigration Lawyer, Katherine Yang. My wife has been approved for a Canadian Tourist Visa in China. I really appreicate Katherine and Johanna’s kind help. I’ll attach my wife’s visa scan. If you need me to provide other things, please let me […]

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Canadian visa requirements lifted for Taiwan Tourists

Tourists from Taiwan no longer face Canadian Visa Requirements The Canadian government announced on Tuesday that visitors from the country of Taiwan will no longer need a visitor visa to come to Canada. The Canadian visa requirements were lifted after a regular review of immigration statistics from Taiwan. Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney […]

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Canadian Tourist Visa for Ukrainians Approved

Canadian Tourist Visa approved thanks to Niren and Associates immigration law firm Hello Amy, As promised – attached are copies of so desired visas for your files. We are very very thankful for Your REAL and EFFECTIVE assistance and services which surely were key factors of our success in getting Canada visitors visas. Our application […]

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Some Canadian Visa Applications Now Online but Beware

The Canadian Government has created a system for online visa applications. In late December, Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney announced that those seeking Canadian work permits or visitor extensions can now utilize the online system. The online application system is supposed to  eliminate some of the costly and time consuming problems that arise […]

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