I am a visitor and I would like to stay longer in Canada, can I go to the border and re-enter Canada to extend my stay?

Although some people like doing that, it is not recommended. The general rule is that a person who is a visitor to Canada must remain outside Canada longer than what they remain within. If trying to re-enter the country after several months of being in Canada there is a risk of being refused entry and […]

My study permit says I can work 20 hours per week. Can I work more hours one week and fewer hours the next one?

The rationale behind the 20 hours is that the students can keep their programs in good standing while they are able to earn some extra income. The government has been very specific about the 20-hours maximum to work and there is no regulation that allows interchanging the number of hours or doing add-ups. Also, read this […]