Canadian seeking to do Masters programs in the USA or UK

I am a Canadian looking to do a masters in the UK or USA to expand my opportunities in finance. I graduated from target with a low GPA (2.8) but currently work in IB. I am preparing for the CFA exam and taking a few classes to increase my GPA to 3.0. I know master's programs like MBAs are more GMAT-focused, and overall profile, so I'd like to know my options for getting a master's at a target/semi-target. In the USA, I am looking at Darden, Haas, Ross, Upenn for example. As a Canadian the reason why I am considering the UK is that Canadians are offered a work permit to work in London for example, which is just hell of a lot easier than trying to work in NYC. London is way better than all of Canada right now as well considering there are absolutely no opportunities available. 

Need some guidance and help with this and possible suggestions on what I should do. I would eventually like to work in tech IB

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