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Puja Verma

Puja Verma is the owner/director of IndiCan Immigrations (previously called D.K. Immigrations).

(Written by AsianTribune.ca      Monday, 07 February 2011 09:02)

Native village/Country, Parents’ Background
Delhi (India) Father retired as Manager of a Privately Held Company. Mother retired as School Principal.

Your early education
Went to Delhi Public School for my secondary and high school and did B.A. (Hons), Economics from Delhi University, India.

When & why you came to Canada?
September 1990, consequent upon my marriage.

What you did for initial survival?
No initial financial struggle and integration into society was smooth.

Your career advancement initiatives and present occupation
I did my Immigration law course from Bow Valley College, Calgary. In 2009 September I became a Certified Canadian Immigration Consultant (CCIC) and Fellow Canadian Migration Institute (FCMI)

Your regret in life
Mistakes are painful when they happen, but collection of mistakes is called experience which leads to success. I have no regrets.

Pick any one of your the best achievements
Winning one of the very difficult cases in Immigration Appeal Division on Humanitarian compassionate grounds.

Were you ever discriminated?
I don’t think so.

What you miss in Canada?
I miss Tropical warm weather, good East Indian food, and my family in India—domestic help as well!

Are you happy in Canada?
Absolutely. Feel blessed and thankful for all that God has given.

Why?
Happiness is a state of mind and having the right attitude. And in objective terms Canada has an Excellent Medical and Social system, a clean environment with civic sense, various opportunities and no corruption. Also love my work, children and friends.

Any comments on Canada’s weather
I do not like Canada’s weather. It is too cold and we live in a constant artificially heated atmosphere. Wish to be in warmer weather.

Any comments on Canada’s culture
Canada is made of immigrants. Hence Canadian culture is immigrant culture--Chinese, Philippines, Indians, Ukraine etc. and each culture has its good points. We should be accepting and tolerant of each other’s cultures and values.

What brought you success in Canada?
Circumstances, determination, hard work, support and love from friends and family and Gods grace.

Are you willing to help new immigrants?
Yes, I already am to the best of my ability.

How?
Honest Immigration advice is what I provide and I try to do immigration work for the needy at times for no remuneration.

Your message for Asians of Canada
Smile! Love life, love yourself. Don’t miss out on what you have in trying to seek what you don’t. Hope for the best and wait for the worst and then no one in this world can disappoint you. Another message for Asian women is to be financially independent for their own dignity, creativity and confidence.