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Canadian destination service

A one day Canadian destination service doesn’t work psychologically.

Picture yourself receiving a seven day house hunting trip to your new location and a Canadian destination service.  You are offered the rental home finding services of a Canadian destination services company… for one day. Yes, that is for 1/7th of your time in the new city. There are a few things going against your…

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relocation security breach

Disappointing Data Security Session at ERC

I just recently wrote an article about relocation security breach potential.  As it happens I also went to the Data Security Session at this year’s ERC in Chicago and was very disappointed in the quality of the content.  All Points Relocation Canada felt that this should have been the session to learn about any given…

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relocation security breach

Disappointing Data Security Session at ERC

I just recently wrote an article about relocation security breach potential.  As it happens I also went to the Data Security Session at this year’s ERC in Chicago and was very disappointed in the quality of the content.  In the audience there were Human Resources, Relocation Service providers and Destination Service providers. There were great…

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Data Breach at Equifax

Data Breach at Equifax and Canadian Relocation – more of a connection than you think!

All Points Relocation Canada wants to bring the issue of data security and privacy to the attention of our readers. A few weeks ago it was reported that there was a huge data breach at credit reporting company Equifax. This exposed sensitive information, such as Social Security numbers and addresses, of up to 143 million…

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Don’t take your lumps!

All Points Relocation Canada This domestic relocation information is brought to you by All Points Relocation. Canada can seem like an easy place to relocate employees, but it may be tougher than you think if you are using lump sums. It can help to obtain the services of a company like All Points Relocation. Canada…

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Rental Fairness Act Improves life for tenants and global assignees

On March 8, 2017, All Points reported on what was then a little known loophole for landlords to raise rents above rental rate guidelines, if the property was first occupied for residential purposes after November 1, 1991.  Please see this article here:  http://www.allpointsrelocation.com/articles/landlords-rent-control-loophole/ Shortly after our relo-lert, this fact became well reported in the media,…

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Non-Resident Speculation Tax and how it affects relocation. What you should know!

Non-Resident Speculation Tax and how it affects relocation.  What you should know! All Points’ clients have been asking about the new Non-Resident Speculation Tax in Ontario. So, we wanted to share our preliminary summary of it, as soon as we could. Here are the keys points: The new tax was announced on April 20 as…

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For Mental Health Awareness Week: a new tool in the toolkit!

For Mental Health Awareness week, we thought we would step away from relocation issues and give voice to what is truly one of the most important weeks of the year. Too many people suffer from poor mental health and one of the best ways to combat this is through the use of psychotherapy. Unfortunately many…

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Express Entry Tilts towards greater French Language Proficiency

There has been an adjustment to Canada’s Express Entry application intake system, which represents a big change for immigration in Canada.  It will now award more points to those who have strong French language ability, who are applying for permanent residence.  This will come into effect on June 6, 2017. How is it different than…

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Relocation benefits may be taxable.

Canada Relocation: Do you hold relocation benefits open for one year?

Canada Relocation: Do you hold your relocation benefits open for one year?  You may want to qualify them. It is very common in many relocation policies to allow benefits to be available for one year.  Very often this one year provision was intended to assist with origin properties that took long periods to sell.  Unfortunately,…

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