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Author Topic: Starting Life in CANADA - Tips & Stories  (Read 128235 times)

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Re: Starting Life in CANADA - Tips & Stories
« Reply #600 on: August 11, 2013, 08:36:46 PM »
We'll be migrating this year sa winnipeg manitoba.. Kakakaba pero excited din. Sana mAging successful kami dun. I hope makakita agad ng work  ;D Kahit anung work pwede na. Basta my income, thern pag tagal tagal i'll pursue to be an RN there  :D
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Re: Starting Life in CANADA - Tips & Stories
« Reply #601 on: June 02, 2014, 05:06:56 PM »
hi, question lang, pagmag-aapply ng work dito, mas ok ba na immigrant na, or hanap ng agency sa pinas para makapagwork sa canada, tapos apply para maging immigrant.

Yung friend ko kasi andon na, parehas kaming IT, sabi ko nga kunin na lang ako, LOL
pero sa case nya kasi, pinadala siya ng company, tapos nag-aaply na siyang immigrant don.

advise naman kung pano, parang gusto ko din kasing magwork don :)

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Re: Starting Life in CANADA - Tips & Stories
« Reply #602 on: July 01, 2014, 10:12:48 PM »
Mga sis na nagwowork na dyan kamusta naman yung mga tax na binabawas sa inyo? Nabasa ko kasi malaki daw binabawas kaya kung maliit lang sinasahod eh halos kalahati na lang natitira sa kanila , balak kasi ni hubby apply canada under fsw sa dubai sya work now baka daw kasi mapunta lang daw mostly sahod nya sa tax at other expenses, thanks
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Re: Starting Life in CANADA - Tips & Stories
« Reply #603 on: July 03, 2014, 03:55:52 AM »
^Hi sis teri_28. Sa province of Manitoba ako, roughly 15 percent ang income tax. Tapos may 8 percent Prov Tax and 7 percent Goods Tax pa sa mga bilihin. If you have property, ang laki pa ng property tax. Plus lahat ata ng bagay dito eh dapat insured. As you grow your income, mas lumalaki ang tax syempre. Pero as you build a family nagkakaron naman ng tax credit pagdating ng filing ng tax.

If you are coming from Dubai, nakakabigla kasi wala naman tax dyan pero ako kasi I came from Pinas so ok lang. Yes, malaki ang tax pero wala naman corrupt. So ramdam mo din naman kung saan napupunta ang tax mo. Libre ang healthcare, ang school ng mga bata, may allowance from the govt ang kids, etc.

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Re: Starting Life in CANADA - Tips & Stories
« Reply #604 on: July 03, 2014, 04:04:14 AM »
^^depende sang province ka nakatira like dito sa amin NB 13% ang alberta yata 6%, ang tax na babayaran mo by bracket yan so kung maliit lang sahod mo maliit lang din tax mo pero pag malaki sahod mo then malaki din tax mo. pero ang tax na binabayad dito makikita mo naman kung saan napupunta like health care, education, EI etc...pag naospital tao dito canadian man or foreign worker walang bayad sa doctor, ospital, pagkain, gamot as long as nasa ospital ka wala kang babayaran kasi nagbabayad ka ng tax, pag may anak ka libre from elem to highschool ang public at sa mga may anak na special lahat ng kelangan nila special equipment for them to learn more provided ng school dahil sa tax din yun, like for my son he his own laptop, bus na sya lang hinahatid, he even has his own assistant na sya lang inaalagan the entire day na nasa school sya etc. pag wala kang work you can apply for EI, so you can still have money every month na wala kang income ang alam ko nasa 80% yata ng sweldo mo and also maternity leave here is 1 year and paternity leave is 6 months.
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Re: Starting Life in CANADA - Tips & Stories
« Reply #605 on: July 03, 2014, 05:27:00 AM »
Thanks sa mga info sis, sa alberta pala kami kasi andun sister ko, what's EI nga pala? Mahirap ba makahanap work dyan? Nag aapply pa lang kasi kami under fsw kay hubby at nasa oil and gas sya  kaya pinag aaply sya ng kapatid ko kasi maganda daw sahod pag nasa oil and gas, since magsisimula sya ulit pag dating nya canada ano kayang work pwde sa kanya, kahit gasoline boy pwde na kaya sa kanya since related naman sa field nya, sabi naman kapatid ko pwde sya magcrew kasi madami daw hiring dun sa kanila sa mcdo at tim hortons , habang work sya dun apply sya sa oil companies dun. Hangga't maaari nga daw mag 2 work daw sya para makaipon , may tax rebate din  daw kahit papaano
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Re: Starting Life in CANADA - Tips & Stories
« Reply #606 on: July 03, 2014, 09:49:42 AM »
You can only apply for EI if meet the requirements. hindi automatic na you will receive something if you are unemployed. if laid off from work but received severance pay the govt will not give you EI benefits outright. depending on the nature bakit ka nawalan ng work, say if you resigned, hindi covered ng EI yan. Same with receiving maternity benefits. you have to complete certain hours of work requirements to claim maternity benefits

Hospitalization is free, that is true. but once you get out of the hospital and needs medication, you have to pay for it out of pocket unless you have insurance.

Work north of Alberta where the oil sands are are good. but be forewarned of the really harsh cold environment.
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Re: Starting Life in CANADA - Tips & Stories
« Reply #607 on: July 03, 2014, 11:06:11 AM »
^^EI is employment insurance. You contribute to it, deducted sya sa payroll mo. Basically, magbebenefit ka dyan pag nalay off ka from work. You will be compensated habang naghahanap ka pa ng work. Saka mo na isipin yan pag malapit ka na pumunta ng Canada.

One of the things siguro na iprioritize nyo is getting an insurance. Tama si sis rics, libre habang nasa hospital pero paglabas mo ikaw so mas maganda if may insurance kayo. Speaking of insurance, isa din yan sa i-assess nyo sa paghanap ng work is yung benefits. Kung entry level job, hindi ka naman maka expect ng sophisticated na benefits pero in the future isa yan sa isipin nyo lalo na if gusto nyo magwork for oil company.

In my experience, parang hindi ka naman makakapagkalam ng masyadong maraming pera dito pero at the same time eh hindi ka naman matataranta na mawawalan ka ng pera or magugutom ka. Tamang security lang talaga. But that is just me and i like it this way.

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Re: Starting Life in CANADA - Tips & Stories
« Reply #608 on: July 03, 2014, 11:59:09 AM »
mga sis, sa oil and gas ano kayang mga hinahanap nila? I'm from that industry kaso nga lang di naman ako pwede sa field.

 

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