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

Daily Life in CanadaHousingSeptember 9, 2019

Top 7 tips for first time renters in Vancouver

Guest Writer: Joyce Pang    Rated as one of the most livable cities in the world, Vancouver is seen as a destination for those moving to Canada, especially given the beautiful setting between the North Shore mountains and the coastal landscape. Among the backdrop of nature, it is also among [...]

Daily Life in CanadaAugust 28, 2019

Frequently unanswered questions by newcomers

Contributor: Sean Mathews (Strategy Consultant, RBC Ventures) Over the years, starting from when I first arrived in Canada, I’ve met many newcomers and learnt about the challenges encountered in the job search process and the Canadian workplace. One that has not been discussed, and turns up again and again is [...]

Daily Life in CanadaAugust 23, 2019

Nothing worth having comes easy: Varun’s story

My name is Varun Chandrasekar and I’m from Chennai, India. I moved to Toronto in 2016 to pursue an MBA from the Rotman School of Management. Back in India, I graduated with a Communications degree and worked in advertising for four years. Currently, I work with RBC as a Marketing [...]

Top 7 tips for first-time renters in Winnipeg

Winnipeg is Manitoba’s capital and largest city in the province — one of the three prairie provinces (others being Alberta and Saskatchewan) of Canada. While there are nearly 240 neighbourhoods in Winnipeg, downtown Winnipeg is the city’s economic core and also the fastest-growing high income neighbourhood. With an increased newcomer [...]

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