Can my wife legally work while I'm on temporary work permit?

  1. 0 greetings to all!

    I am a registered nurse from the Philippines. I plan to register with BC this year and I've got some questions:

    1. How much does a "graduate nurse" earn while waiting and working for registration?

    2. While I have my temporary registration and temp. work permit, can my wife (an accountant) work legally in BC?

    your response will be greatly appreciated
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  4. Visit  Silverdragon102 profile page
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    greetings to all!

    I am a registered nurse from the Philippines. I plan to register with BC this year and I've got some questions:

    1. How much does a "graduate nurse" earn while waiting and working for registration?

    2. While I have my temporary registration and temp. work permit, can my wife (an accountant) work legally in BC?

    your response will be greatly appreciated
    Your wife can only work if she has a work permit of her own. http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/informa...work-faq08.asp
  5. Visit  rafaeltoney profile page
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    thank you very much for the speedy reply
  6. Visit  Silverdragon102 profile page
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    thank you very much for the speedy reply
    You are welcome. Know this as we are currently going through the process but hubby is the one getting the TWP I am going to wait for a while
  7. Visit  rafaeltoney profile page
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    hey silverdragon

    will your hubby start out as a graduate nurse? or is it any diferent coz you guys are from the UK? any idea of the rate per hour?...i realy dont have a clue yet.
  8. Visit  Silverdragon102 profile page
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    hey silverdragon

    will your hubby start out as a graduate nurse? or is it any diferent coz you guys are from the UK? any idea of the rate per hour?...i realy dont have a clue yet.
    My husband is IT and in an area which is in high demand due to shortage. Sorry can't help with the pay
  9. Visit  rafaeltoney profile page
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    sori bout my assumption tnx agen for the replies silverdragon..i just hope sombody knows what realy is the rate per hour of GNs. hmmm
  10. Visit  roll_69 profile page
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    Your wife can work legally in Canada, you can include her on your application for Temporary Work Permit as accompanying dependent, she will get an Open Work Permit and if you have kids, they can come too under Study Permit if they are on schooling age..and if you where successful, you can change the status to a permanent resident in a years time if you'll get your RN.

    Salary as GN varies in each provinces.. I started @ 23.20/hr as GN in SK..I guesse BC would be higher like 24-26?
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    tnx for the info roll 69!
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    Your wife can work legally in Canada, you can include her on your application for Temporary Work Permit as accompanying dependent, she will get an Open Work Permit and if you have kids, they can come too under Study Permit if they are on schooling age..and if you where successful, you can change the status to a permanent resident in a years time if you'll get your RN.

    Salary as GN varies in each provinces.. I started @ 23.20/hr as GN in SK..I guesse BC would be higher like 24-26?
    You really need to check on this as my husband is applying for a TWP and I can not be added I have to do my own. All stated in that link I gave
  13. Visit  Silverdragon102 profile page
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    just another link for you to look at http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/work/apply-who.asp
  14. Visit  rafaeltoney profile page
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    ah k silverdragon. tnx
  15. Visit  marjie322 profile page
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    First of all, HI TO EVERYONE!!!
    as far as i know you can apply for open work permit for your wife to be able to work in canada. the canadian immigration site are quite useful for any questions you might have with regards to working in Canada.
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