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Starting Life in CANADA 2: Tips and Stories
« on: November 22, 2012, 06:58:42 AM »
This is the lionk for the past thread http://www.femalenetwork.com/girltalk/index.php/topic,189620.600.htm

I made a new one kasi umabot na sa 31 page yung isa. Post away ng mga stories and tips :)l


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Re: Starting Life in CANADA 2: Tips and Stories
« Reply #1 on: November 22, 2012, 07:07:32 AM »
ako masasabi ko mas maganda buhay ng family ko sa Canada compared nung nandito sila , lalo yung parents ko, pagnagkakasakit sila dito sa pinas ayaw magpa check up nag si self medication kasi natatakot masingil ng mahal sa ospital at bumili ng gamot. Pero ngayon simpleng allergy lang sa lamig , Aba ang nanay ko eh ospital agad haha...I am so happy for them and I thank God everyday at mas maayos na sila kesa dito na , pag may emergency lalo pagdating sa money ang hirap maghagilap, at least dun kahit anong job nakaka survive sila ng maayos. Happy din ang ate ko hindi na sya masyadong stress sa gastos kasi nagwo work na youngest sister ko and nakakatulong na sa mga gastusin sa bahay, unlike nung nandito, Nga- nga talaga ;D

I agree. Mas maganda angbuhay ko dito compare to mylife in the Philippines. Dito I have my own family doctor. Who now knows all about me, healthwise. Hindi gaya sa pinas na hindi ko noon afford ang magkaroon ng 'family' doctor. Parang pang mayaman lang iyon sa tingin ko dati. Dito equal.

True jhandee, dito you work hard, it will pay off. Kahit minimum lang ang sahod mo dito, you will survive. Er, huwag lang naman gumastos ng sobra sobra pa sa kinikita hehe.

Kaya nga gusto ko na ring makarating dito ang mga kapatid ko. Yung isa ko talagang kapatid hinanapan ko na ng pipirma sa kanya under live-in caregiver program dahil yun ang pinakamabilis na paraan na makapunta sya dito at very sure pa na makakapag apply sya ng permanent residence after completion of 2 years or a certain number of hours. Mas mabilis pa compare to applying as imigrante agad. Kumikita pa sya.


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Re: Starting Life in CANADA 2: Tips and Stories
« Reply #2 on: November 22, 2012, 10:34:46 AM »
pajoin,para makaupdate lang,3 months lang din ako sa ontario =)

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Re: Starting Life in CANADA 2: Tips and Stories
« Reply #3 on: November 22, 2012, 01:24:07 PM »
when we came here, my husband worked as a dishwasher. he was an It professional back home. pero tyaga lang talaga. hindi pwede maarte. now he's back to his IT position.

sis, did your husband go back to school or hindi nman?

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Re: Starting Life in CANADA 2: Tips and Stories
« Reply #4 on: November 23, 2012, 09:03:07 AM »
nag-snow fall na naman sa Winnipeg. walang lang. ang lamig. hahaha

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Re: Starting Life in CANADA 2: Tips and Stories
« Reply #5 on: November 24, 2012, 11:10:16 PM »
^first snow fall din here in the GTA. ganda lang tignan pero generally, i dont like snow.

sis, did your husband go back to school or hindi nman?

no he didnt anymore. swerte that he got the job and he stayed there for a good number of years. lately, he got certifications kasi its needed in is new job.
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Re: Starting Life in CANADA 2: Tips and Stories
« Reply #6 on: November 26, 2012, 08:18:07 AM »
I agree. Mas maganda angbuhay ko dito compare to mylife in the Philippines. Dito I have my own family doctor. Who now knows all about me, healthwise. Hindi gaya sa pinas na hindi ko noon afford ang magkaroon ng 'family' doctor. Parang pang mayaman lang iyon sa tingin ko dati. Dito equal.

True jhandee, dito you work hard, it will pay off. Kahit minimum lang ang sahod mo dito, you will survive. Er, huwag lang naman gumastos ng sobra sobra pa sa kinikita hehe.

Kaya nga gusto ko na ring makarating dito ang mga kapatid ko. Yung isa ko talagang kapatid hinanapan ko na ng pipirma sa kanya under live-in caregiver program dahil yun ang pinakamabilis na paraan na makapunta sya dito at very sure pa na makakapag apply sya ng permanent residence after completion of 2 years or a certain number of hours. Mas mabilis pa compare to applying as imigrante agad. Kumikita pa sya.





Sis san ka jan sa CAN?ako kaya pano makukuha?ako na lang mag isa dito sa pinas eh, sabi ng ate ko di na daw nya ako pwede makuha dapat daw parents na kukuha sakin kasi wala na daw sponsorship sa kapatid na over age. Hay matatagalan pa siguro ko dito , or mag international student daw ako or tourist.

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Re: Starting Life in CANADA 2: Tips and Stories
« Reply #7 on: November 26, 2012, 11:59:09 AM »
Hi sis, dito ako sa westcoast.

Totoo yung sinabi ng kapatid mo. Hindi ka nya makukuha. At never ka talaga nyang makukuha kasi kapatid ka na lang. Kapatid mo can only get her spouse, kids and sponsor the parents.

Yung parents mo naman can't get you na din because (I believe) you are over 25 na and you're not in school.

The only way for you to come eh mag apply ka on your own. There are ways to do that. Apply as an immigrant (5yrs yata ito), provincial nominee, foreign skilled workers, live-in caregivers, investor, etc.


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Re: Starting Life in CANADA 2: Tips and Stories
« Reply #8 on: November 26, 2012, 01:16:15 PM »
oo nga sis eh, pero sabi ng ate ko she will find ways din kung pano ako makakasunod , nag send nga sya sakin ng mga links for international student, try ko lang daw sya naman daw bahala sa funds, or parang papalabasin na yaya ako nung 1 yr old ko na niece  ;D kahit ano basta makasama ko lang sila ulit  :'(

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« Reply #9 on: November 26, 2012, 02:16:11 PM »
Mas madali yung kunin ka nyang caregiver ng pamangkin mo.

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« Reply #10 on: November 27, 2012, 07:09:32 PM »
Hello mga sis :)

Our family will be going to Montreal this December. Medyo mabilis ang processing because it's intracompany transfer. Ask ko lang po, madali bang maghanap ng IT jobs particularly SAP positions in Montreal? Thanks in advance. Mukhang may bago akong thread na mapupuntahan :D

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« Reply #11 on: December 02, 2012, 07:58:34 AM »
Mas madali yung kunin ka nyang caregiver ng pamangkin mo.


Oo nga daw sis mag caregiver ako, pinag eenroll na nga ako this january para makasunod na ako dun, kaso etong parents ko since senior na, eh uuwi daw ngayong January kasi di na kinakaya ang lamig, nas a loob lang ng house lagi, para na daw silang mga bilanggo hehe  pasilip silip na lang daw sa window, yung father ko grabe ang rayuma ang mother ko naman puro allergy na sa skin, nagpa doctor naman na sila kaso nahihirapan pa din , siguro kasama na homesick dun, kaya uwi na lang daw muna sila at babalik pag summer na, isasama pa ata yung pamangkin ko kasi wala mag aalaga and ang plan is pagbalik ng pamangkin ko , ako maghahatid sa kanya as nanny . suggestion pa lang naman yun. Pero sana pwede

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« Reply #12 on: December 02, 2012, 10:11:19 AM »

isasama pa ata yung pamangkin ko kasi wala mag aalaga and ang plan is pagbalik ng pamangkin ko , ako maghahatid sa kanya as nanny . suggestion pa lang naman yun. Pero sana pwede

That is not possible. You can go with your pamangkin as an aunt. Someone who will accompany her on her flight. BUT that requires you some visa and some additional documents. And you will only have a limited number of stay in Canada.

On another note, your niece can go back on her own. I am not exactly sure how's the protocol to kids travelling by themselves but YES, pwede ng magbyahe ang bata na mag isa lang. Airport/plane personnel ang mag aasikaso sa kanya.

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Re: Starting Life in CANADA 2: Tips and Stories
« Reply #13 on: December 03, 2012, 08:35:05 AM »




Sis san ka jan sa CAN?ako kaya pano makukuha?ako na lang mag isa dito sa pinas eh, sabi ng ate ko di na daw nya ako pwede makuha dapat daw parents na kukuha sakin kasi wala na daw sponsorship sa kapatid na over age. Hay matatagalan pa siguro ko dito , or mag international student daw ako or tourist.

pinaka madalai talaga live-in. pwede ka sponsoran ng kapatid mo or hanap sya ng mag sponsor sa iyo. yung kapatid kong bunso naghihintay na lang ng visa nya. yung iba kong kapatid ni sponsoran ko rin dati and pina-sponosran ko sa kakilala ko (but unfortunately di nila tinuloy).

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« Reply #14 on: December 03, 2012, 11:15:50 AM »
^sis, hindi ba nila(immigration) tatanungin kung kapatid mo yung kinukuha mo?

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« Reply #15 on: December 03, 2012, 08:54:14 PM »
tatanungin nila. wala naman naging prob kasi nakapag speak test sya and medical so now hinihintay na lang yung visa nya and hopefully walang maging problema. Although madugo ang mga requirements ngayon saka dami extra na babayaran unlike before na once makuha yung visa ayos na sweldo na lang saka tax.

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« Reply #16 on: December 05, 2012, 01:41:40 PM »
Thanks mga sis ha, pinag iisipan ko talaga kung kaya ko mag aral ng caregiver since yun na ata pinaka madali habang baby pa niece ko

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« Reply #17 on: December 06, 2012, 01:43:14 PM »
Hello mga sis :)

Our family will be going to Montreal this December. Medyo mabilis ang processing because it's intracompany transfer. Ask ko lang po, madali bang maghanap ng IT jobs particularly SAP positions in Montreal? Thanks in advance. Mukhang may bago akong thread na mapupuntahan :D

Depende kasi eh. They prioritize those with Canadian experience and studied in Canada.

Pero kung wala namang nag apply dun na Canadian, then saka nila ikokonsidera yung application mo. I would advise you to have your credentials assessed. Para malalamanmo kung ano ang equivalent ng credentials mo dito.

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Re: Starting Life in CANADA 2: Tips and Stories
« Reply #18 on: December 06, 2012, 03:23:16 PM »
^Sis, san pwede magpa-assess ng credentials?
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« Reply #19 on: December 06, 2012, 03:43:26 PM »
^IQAS sis.
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