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

Daily Life in CanadaFebruary 8, 2021

Greater Toronto Area (GTA) suburbs guide for newcomers

As Canada’s most populous metropolitan area, the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) is an obvious choice for newcomers who settle in Canada. It’s not only a hub for business and finance, but the GTA is home to communities from around-the-world. In fact, Toronto and its surrounding areas are known for their [...]

Daily Life in CanadaFebruary 8, 2021

Toronto neighbourhoods guide for newcomers

As Canada’s largest city, Toronto, Ontario, is a popular choice for newcomers to Canada. And there’s plenty of reasons to settle here. It’s home to world-class restaurants, bars, and cultural events and is one of the most multicultural cities in the world. Toronto is a patchwork of neighbourhoods, and it [...]

Embracing life in Canada, harsh winters and all

From an interview with Carla Salazar.   Carla and her husband lived in Lima, Peru. Carla was born and raised there; her husband is Canadian. After living there for seventeen years, he wanted to return to Canada, and Carla thought it would be for a year, maybe two at most. [...]

How to move to Canada and get permanent residence (PR)

Canada has specific immigration programs designed to enable individuals with different skills, education, and work experience to settle in Canada and contribute to the Canadian economy. On October 30, 2020, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, Marco Mendicino announced a plan with multi-year immigration targets. From 2021, Canada will welcome [...]

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