June 16, 2015 was the start of another chapter of my life. I left the Philippines to fulfill my dreams of living abroad and travelling. I remember I was really praying for the approval of the permanent resident visa and now I am almost two years coming June here in Canada. I am sharing the … More Almost Two Years in Canada
People will greet you and send you a smile, they’ll hold the doors for you to pass (and you will do the same) and even make you cross the street first before they turn their wheels on. Bus schedules are on-time, accurate with Google Maps. There are specific, designated bus stops. There are a … More New Home, My First Week
Landed to Canada via Japan Airlines and Air Canada bounded to Vancouver yesterday, June 8. It was a sunny day. Rocky mountains and beautiful Vancouver welcomed us. Landing procedure was a breeze. I was interviewed and welcomed by an Immigration Officer in Asian descent. Since I still have 3 hours before my connecting flight to … More Welcome to Canada
Application Sent Date to CIO-NS : June 13, 2014 Application Recieved Date by CIO-NS : June 18, 2014 Positive Eligibility Review (PER) Received Date: October 16, 2014 Second Line Update on ECAS: February 10, 2015 (But dated February 5, 2015) Medical Request and RPRF Request Date: February 11, 2015 RPRF Payment Sent Date to CEM: … More Application Timeline
February 10, 2015 Finally, I received the Medical Request (MR) and Right to Permanent Residence Fee (RPRF) Request from the Canadian Embassy in Manila (CEM). After 4 months of waiting, worrying and doubting at some times, praying and trusting in Him, I was relieved at last. “Para akong nanalo sa lotto” (Just like winning the lottery). 😁 … More Medical Examination!
I never thought I will be pursuing work or immigrate to Canada or any other country way back in college. I was contented, I was happy living here in the Philippines. Things changed as I competed on the real world. Working for more than 3 years in a pharmaceutical manufacturing company, something triggered me to … More Starting My Dream