Articles and resources on daily life in Canada and what to expect when arriving in Canada as a newcomer.

Daily Life in CanadaNovember 29, 2021

A taste of home for Indians in Vancouver

Moving to Canada is an exciting phase in the lives of newcomers, but as you settle into your new home, it’s natural to crave some of the things you love most from your homeland. What’s great about Canada is that it welcomes multiculturalism and encourages you to celebrate your heritage [...]

Daily Life in CanadaNovember 24, 2021

A taste of home for Indians in Toronto and the GTA

As a newcomer to Canada, it’s natural to occasionally miss your home country and crave things that remind you of home. One of the advantages of being in a country as diverse as Canada is that, no matter which city you’re in, you can always find a taste of home. [...]

Scams targeting international students in Canada

As you start your journey as an international student in Canada, it may take a while to understand how Canadian organizations and government agencies work and contact residents. Scammers and fraudsters often target international students who are still adjusting to their newfound independence, and who may be unaware of the [...]

Moving to Canada: Culture shock and pleasant surprises

From an interview with Tunji Oyebola-Adeosun, Senior Manager, Enterprise Strategy and Transformation, RBC. Tunji Oyebola-Adeosun is an analytics guy, football fan, and avid chess player. He’s currently Senior Manager, Enterprise Strategy and Transformation at RBC. In Nigeria, Tunji battled recurring bouts of typhoid and malaria until 2017, when he finally [...]

Daily Life in CanadaNovember 5, 2021

A newcomer’s guide to living sustainably in Canada

Many newcomers choose to move to Canada in the hopes of building a better life for themselves and their families. This quality of life depends not only on the financial and professional opportunities that Canada promises, but also on environmental factors, such as the climate, cleanliness of air and water, [...]

Daily Life in CanadaSeptember 13, 2021

Indigenous history: Residential schools and their legacy

This is the 3rd of our 4-part series on Indigenous cultures and issues in Canada. You can read about Indigenous cultures in Canada and the history of Indigenous peoples in Canada. Written by: Leslie Anne St Amour, a member of the Bonnechere Algonquin First Nation   The history of the Indigenous [...]

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