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

Living in Markham as a newcomer

Planning a move to Canada requires preparation and, as a newcomer, choosing where to settle will be one of your top decisions. Like many newcomers, you may be considering Toronto or one of its surrounding cities for your new home. As Canada’s largest metropolitan city, it promises a good quality [...]

Living in Mississauga, Ontario as a Newcomer

As you plan your move to Canada, Toronto and its surrounding cities may be on your list of potential places to live in. Most newcomers to Canada are drawn to metropolitan hubs since they offer a good quality of life, well-established job markets, cultural diversity, and inclusive environments. However, you [...]

Daily Life in CanadaApril 28, 2022

Living in Brampton, Ontario as a Newcomer

As a newcomer planning your move to Canada, choosing a city in which to settle is one of the most important decisions you’ll make. Many newcomers to Canada consider moving to Toronto or a city in the Greater Toronto Area where they believe they’ll experience a good quality of life, [...]

Daily Life in CanadaApril 20, 2022

Living in Greater Vancouver as a newcomer to Canada

As you plan your move to Canada, Vancouver and Toronto may be on your shortlist of potential cities to live in. Most newcomers to Canada are drawn to metropolitan hubs since they offer a good quality of life, well-established job markets, cultural diversity, and inclusive environments.  Often, smaller cities close [...]

How to get a Social Insurance Number (SIN) in Canada

As a newcomer, applying for a Social Insurance Number (SIN) should be one of the top priorities on your to-do list when you arrive in Canada. Whether you’re a temporary or permanent resident, you’ll need a SIN to work in Canada and access government benefits and services. Newcomers are often [...]

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