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15 Million Naira Cash Or Relocate To Canada, Which Will You Choose? / Nigerian Man Reveals Why He Dumped His High Paying Job To Relocate To Canada / Which Country Can I Relocate To With 6million (2) (3) (4)
|Read This Before Planning To Relocate To Canada by kyleadun: 12:06pm On Nov 19|
Yesterday, I put up a post asking people if they'd choose a ₦700k/pm job over a fully sponsored opportunity to relocate to Canada and the answers were quite interesting.
I noticed that most of the people who chose the first option think ₦700k per month is a lot of money and I kinda agree with them considering that a lot of Nigerians live below the poverty line and everyone must not relocate.
Truth is, before 20-10-20, I probably would have chosen the job over relocating, but a lot changed for me on that day. Right now, I'm all for moving, especially to Canada.
So, if you're interested in moving and you're skeptical about it, or you're wondering if you should, here are a couple of things that I found out about Canada.
1. It's easier to migrate to Canada legally than other countries. Canada has one of the highest visa options for immigrants, reportedly about 70 options now. You can also become a citizen with 5 years of living in Canada as a permanent resident.
They recently announced that they'll be inviting over 1.2million immigrants over the next 3 years. If you're interested in moving, this is the best time to, considering that things may change. Good thing is you can find almost all you need to know about relocation online.
2. Canada is safe. According to the Global Peace Index, it is the 6th safest out of 163 nations, a title it held also over the past two years. Canada gets good marks when it comes to factors related to internal conflicts, levels of crime and political stability. In addition to good job opportunities, great access to healthcare, and effective government, Canada reportedly has some of the most notoriously friendly people in the world.
3. You have more chances of getting great jobs in Canada because their rate of unemployment is very low, although COVID-19 changed that a bit. For some of their immigration pathways, you don't even need to have a job to migrate. Also, there's dignity of labour there. A dishwasher earns quite well and is not treated as a 'ordinary' dishwasher.
4. As a permanent resident or Canadian citizen, public schools are free for your children from the age of 5 to about 19, and with over 15,000 elementary schools in Canada, there's a lot to choose from.
5. Permanent residents and citizens are also entitled to free public healthcare worth over $6k once you get your health insurance card. All provinces and territories in Canada provide free emergency services even if you don’t have a health card. Their emergency system is quite efficient too.
6. Canada's Charter of Rights and Freedoms guarantees your freedom to practice or hold whatever view you want; personal, religious or political.
7. Canada being one of the G7 economies has one of the strongest economies in the world. They also have low inflation rates.
8. Subject to fulfilling certain conditions and having the employment insurance, you can get between 12 to 18 months maternity/parental leave and earn 55% or 33% of your annual income. That means, if you are earning $100k annually and you choose the 12 months maternity/parental leave, you'll be entitled to $55k for that year.
9. Canada has better work-life balance. The standard number of weekly work hours is 40 hours per week.
10. The Canadian passport is one of the most respected and accepted in the world. With the Canuck passport, Canadian citizens can visit 104 countries without a visa, have access to get 36 e-visas or 22 visas on arrival.
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A bonus reason is that you'll have a better background for your pictures.
I hope the above reasons are helpful and encourage you if you want and can afford to relocate. Subsequently, I'll be sharing why remaining in Nigeria is not a bad choice either.
|Re: Read This Before Planning To Relocate To Canada by ZIINI: 3:53pm On Nov 19|
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|Re: Read This Before Planning To Relocate To Canada by ZIINI: 4:00pm On Nov 19|
kyleadun:Wow nice write up bro
But you end up discouraging us with your last sentence .
REMAINING IN NIGERIA!!!!!!!
The only thing holding me back now is money.when I get that shit I'm leaving this hell->hole for good
Even rich people are complaining about this country
Some weeks ago small doctor was wailing on twitter about this country. Even toke mankinwa.
And you are saying we should remain
Over my dead body will I remain in this shit-->hole
|Re: Read This Before Planning To Relocate To Canada by Kccheechy(m): 4:06pm On Nov 19|
Oga please do fast and go!!! Nobody is holding you o!!!
|Re: Read This Before Planning To Relocate To Canada by maternal: 4:07pm On Nov 19|
Just curious, do people pay bills in naija as well ?
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|Re: Read This Before Planning To Relocate To Canada by ednut1(m): 4:15pm On Nov 19|
ZIINI:if you want to relocate please do. If you dont want to stay your lane. All these your questions no necessary abeg. Na wetin person talk go determine your relocation plans
|Re: Read This Before Planning To Relocate To Canada by Fescoblack(m): 4:22pm On Nov 19|
with faith I say Amen Amen Amen!!!
|Re: Read This Before Planning To Relocate To Canada by ZIINI: 4:27pm On Nov 19|
ednut1:You're right brov
Other peoples talk should not determine someone's relocation
But while reading the thread to me is like the man his exaggerating so I just wanna confirm .
You know some people give us false info cause we ain't in their country and we don't know what's going on.you're correct anyways thanks ✌
|Re: Read This Before Planning To Relocate To Canada by Etrusen(m): 4:32pm On Nov 19|
nice write up man !!! I don't really think there is anyone currently in Nigeria that will advice anybody not to leave this hell call country
ever since this protest a lot of way to move out have been on my mind but my biggest challenge now is money.
to be sincere as for me I have started rallying around to see how I can gather some money within some space from now.
I know most people will always say that people are only traveling out to get stranded but it is better to be in a place where opportunities can easily come.
|Re: Read This Before Planning To Relocate To Canada by ZIINI: 4:35pm On Nov 19|
|Re: Read This Before Planning To Relocate To Canada by Subomi007: 4:43pm On Nov 19|
More bills, without even getting anything in return.
I keep wondering how some can't think without any form of sentiments cum stupidity.
Isn't even more good paying taxes and any form of bills that's been put in a good use, good roads, infrastructural amenities and other basic needs of life.
Here in Nigeria, I pay tax without seeing or benefiting from it.
Even if I make 1billion today here in Nigeria, I'm leaving.
What a wicked leaders and confused followers.
Weldone maternal, someone like you are the few ones encourage us.
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|Re: Read This Before Planning To Relocate To Canada by themaestro08(m): 4:54pm On Nov 19|
We do. But there is a difference , and the difference is:
Canada; you enjoy what you pay for as public services are usually of high quality, e.g stable power, topnotch health care, decent infrastructure and so on.
Nigeria; you hardly get the value of what you paid for as almost everything is substandard and mediocre
Though no place is perfect and both countries have their pros and cons, I won't hesitate choosing Canada over Nigeria anyday, anytime.
|Re: Read This Before Planning To Relocate To Canada by themaestro08(m): 4:58pm On Nov 19|
You are like me(I ask truckloads if questions before making any move, to avoid stories ). But all in all, I think Canada is a fantastic country, and if you are stuck in Nigeria looking for a country that worth a bargain, look no more. My only issue with Canada is the harsh winters
|Re: Read This Before Planning To Relocate To Canada by DivineGrace001(f): 5:15pm On Nov 19|
One can even become a citizen within 4 years of living here as a permanent resident. To apply for citizenship, one only needs to be physically present for at least 1,095 days (3 years). So, all things being equal, one can become a citizen within 4 years.
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|Re: Read This Before Planning To Relocate To Canada by DivineGrace001(f): 5:28pm On Nov 19|
If you come here LEGALLY, then there is no way you will suffer. If one is unemployed, one can apply for support and the government will be paying the person till one gets a job. If one doesn't have food to eat, there are food banks that one can go to and they will give that person food. If one is eligible to apply for hydro subsidy, one can apply for it and the government will be the one paying one's hydro bills. If you have children and cannot afford their childcare fees, you can apply for childcare subsidy and depending on your income, you can get full subsidy which means the government will be paying the full amount. There are some other benefits that one can apply for if eligible, depending on one's situation/income status. Note that this is only applicable to Canadian PRs/citizens though. I don't think international students are eligible to apply for all these kinds of benefits.
About taxes and bills— Yes, we are paying taxes and bills, but then, even after paying the taxes and bills, someone who came here legally will still be able to survive and even save a token. There are minimum wage jobs everywhere which one can apply for. So, it depends on whether the person immigrated LEGALLY or ILLEGALLY.
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|Re: Read This Before Planning To Relocate To Canada by Idaytesj29: 5:29pm On Nov 19|
Pls tell us the other pathways to migrate to Canada apart from the popular express entry, provincial nominations etc
|Re: Read This Before Planning To Relocate To Canada by DivineGrace001(f): 5:41pm On Nov 19|
The winter is harsh but bearable especially with the proper clothing. The last winter was even very mild.
|Re: Read This Before Planning To Relocate To Canada by themaestro08(m): 5:43pm On Nov 19|
I can't stand 6 months of brutal cold
|Re: Read This Before Planning To Relocate To Canada by Dollywood(m): 6:16pm On Nov 19|
Your problem, mahn.
|Re: Read This Before Planning To Relocate To Canada by collinsuchendu(m): 6:29pm On Nov 19|
Good day ma'am,
Trust you and you're child are good over there. I do follow your dairy bumpa to bumps. Still waiting for your updates though.
Please what's the easier route for someone who has
I've been so so used to the harsh weather over here that even if you put me in a deep freezer for over 6hrs, I'd still be sweating.[no jokes]. So I really need the cold over there.
Honestly speaking, I regret every minute of my stay in this country. God in heaven knows I won't think twice if given the opportunity, even if you put a gun to my skull I'll still go.
Please tell me what I can do to get out of this hell ASAP. [I'm typing this with a very bitter mind with sweats all over me and mosquitoes biting me under this cave of a house, No thanks to the polithievcians]
Kindly awaiting your response ma.
|Re: Read This Before Planning To Relocate To Canada by themaestro08(m): 6:41pm On Nov 19|
Never was yours
|Re: Read This Before Planning To Relocate To Canada by Dollywood(m): 6:43pm On Nov 19|
Nobody asked you. Broke MF.
|Re: Read This Before Planning To Relocate To Canada by themaestro08(m): 6:50pm On Nov 19|
Broke ? . Oshey Jeff bezos
I wanted to shred you to pieces with a very harsh reply but.................. Peace bro.
|Re: Read This Before Planning To Relocate To Canada by ednut1(m): 6:53pm On Nov 19|
Idaytesj29:that is the easiest way. Or else you wanna go pass usa, cross to canada and come to claim asylum . Usa no even dey give visit visa anyhow again after Canada complained.
|Re: Read This Before Planning To Relocate To Canada by ednut1(m): 6:55pm On Nov 19|
themaestro08:then go to British Columbia or Toronto. They dont have 6 months brutal weather
|Re: Read This Before Planning To Relocate To Canada by DivineGrace001(f): 6:59pm On Nov 19|
Hi. Thanks for following my diary. The only easiest route I can think of is applying for scholarships so you can immigrate via the study route. Of course, this is also dependent on your CGPA. However, if you are not eligible to apply for scholarships, then you will need to get a sponsor.
Another route is learning French and going through the provincial route. But then, you will still need money/resources in order to be able to relocate via this route.
To be sincere, I don't think there is any easy route. Relocating to a developed country is expensive but if one can be able to overcome that stage of applying and getting an approval, then surviving here will not be so difficult (as long as one didn't come in an illegal way).
In the meantime, you can download Duolingo and start using it to learn French. Learning a new language can never be a waste and Canada is really looking for those who are bilingual. So, you can start learning French till you are able to get funds/sponsors.
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|Re: Read This Before Planning To Relocate To Canada by DivineGrace001(f): 7:00pm On Nov 19|
|Re: Read This Before Planning To Relocate To Canada by Petyprincess(f): 7:02pm On Nov 19|
Great point except number 3!
Moving to Canada doesn't guarantee you a great job but likely sustainable job.
Yes you don't need a job to migrate but good and sufficient statement of account,it is almost impossible to get work permit from nigeria hence most apply through express entry(skilled migrant) nd school visa.
No dish washer is respected or disrespectd as long as you doing your job and there is nothing like "treated like common dishwasher",where you work determines how you will be treated it has nothing to do with country!!
|Re: Read This Before Planning To Relocate To Canada by collinsuchendu(m): 7:35pm On Nov 19|
Thanks a lot for your response. So if I should start learning French like you said, How is it going to make my relocation easier? Is it going to help in reduction of visa funds or am I likely to get sponsorship by the caring Canadian government quickly? I'm just curious..
I'm sorry for asking a lot of questions Ma
|Re: Read This Before Planning To Relocate To Canada by collinsuchendu(m): 7:39pm On Nov 19|
To be sincere, I don't mind sleeping under bridge, as long as I'm out of
|Re: Read This Before Planning To Relocate To Canada by ednut1(m): 7:43pm On Nov 19|
Petyprincess:most people migrating to Canada had good jobs here and they know the situation over there. It will not be easy for everyone to get a job immediately but with time and getting additional education it will come. A better life for them and kids is the most important thing. Also after getting Canadian passport in 3 years some will come back to Nigeria.
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