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Iggy:

--- Quote from: MilburnCreek on January 08, 2013, 06:34:33 PM ---WARNING:  If you are on HAART, you will almost CERTAINLY be rejected by Canadian immigration.  In spite of Canada's liberal reputation, immigration by those who cost the health system is extremely difficult.

I know, I've tried.

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I wouldn't think certainly (particularly in all caps) is necessarily true.  Joe who already answered the OP was on HAART when he was granted permanent residence.   *Nevermind - I was wrong!*

Joe K:

--- Quote from: Iggy on January 09, 2013, 10:19:27 AM ---I wouldn't think certainly (particularly in all caps) is necessarily true.  Joe who already answered the OP was on HAART when he was granted permanent residence.

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Hey Iggy,

I am Canadian born and a Naturalized American, so my entry into Canada was as a citizen, not as someone seeking permanent residence.  My husband, who is on HAART as well, was allowed to enter, because we are married in Canada and spouses can be sponsored by their citizen spouse.

The OPs situation is entirely different.

Joe

Iggy:
^Oops.  Sorry I was wrong.  Thanks for correction!

Valmont:
I was applying for a permanent visa and Canada when I discovered I had HIV.  When I had my medical visit, my CD4 were around 700 so I was not in meds.  I gave to the migration doc all the information I had in regard to my HIV and health and I received my Permanent Resident card.

Im not yet there because of personnal matter I have to solve before travelling.  From CIC, I received a letter for a medical visit I have to do in regard to TB (because Im coming from an endemic area).

The problem for Canada migration and HIV is the cost we may have for their health system (this is excesive demand, basically, they dont want migrate people that can cost clearly more that the average of the canadians), that can motivate the can deny Permanent residency.  If you have a private insurance that cover your medecine, it would be a good idea to tell them and send them all the information ; in my case I could get one (expensive and only because of my french nationality, but I did not have to send them)...

Good luck and take care...

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