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Daily Life in CanadaFamilyFebruary 15, 2022

Starting a family as a newcomer in Canada

Starting a family is an exciting time in your life. As a newcomer in Canada, it can be daunting to embark on this major life change without your family and friends nearby. However, learning what to expect through your pregnancy, childbirth, and early parenthood in Canada can help prepare you [...]

Daily Life in CanadaFebruary 11, 2022

From Ghana with love: How food brings people to the table

This article is part of our four-part series on Black History Month. Read Kern Carter's Introduction to Black History Month (don't miss out on his mom's amazing macaroni pie recipe!) Born in Ghana, PK moved to South Africa with his family at five years old, where he lived until he was 15. [...]

Daily Life in CanadaJanuary 5, 2022

How to move to Canada: A checklist for newcomers

Moving to Canada from another country is no easy task. Whether you plan to settle in Canada permanently or relocate for better career or study options, it takes a lot of time and organization to ensure a smooth transition into life in a new country. We’ve created a handy moving [...]

Daily Life in CanadaDecember 22, 2021

Overcoming stress while planning your move to Canada

Preparing to move to Canada is an exciting phase in your newcomer journey, but it can also be an uncertain and stressful time. From figuring out moving details to saying goodbye to friends and family, there’s a lot to manage both logistically and emotionally.  Moving away from your home country [...]

Daily Life in CanadaDecember 16, 2021

A taste of home for Chinese newcomers in Vancouver

As a newcomer getting settled in Canada, it’s normal to miss your home country and culture at times. What’s so special about Canada is that it welcomes all cultures and traditions. Regardless of where you are in the country, you’ll always be able to find things that remind you of [...]

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