What’s a visa and when do I need one?

A visa is an official document, usually stamped or glued inside a passport, giving permission from a foreign authority for you to enter a country. Visas are issued by foreign government offices in Canada. Requirements, fees and processing times vary, depending on the country and type of visa you need. The most common categories are…

New entry requirements to Canada are now in effect

What you need to know about eTAs or Electronic Travel Authorization By Sera Madrigrano As of this past November, all returning Canadian citizens will need a valid Canadian passport to board their flight to Canada. A valid Canadian passport is the only reliable and universally accepted travel document. It provides proof that you are a…

Exchanging your money

Exchanging your money By Renee Conte   The currency exchange rate tells you how much your Canadian money is worth in the local currency you require for your trip. You can find the official exchange rate of the currency in the country you will be visiting by using the Bank of Canada’s online currency converter.…