Articles and resources on healthcare in Canada.

HealthcareStudyingAugust 5, 2021

Health insurance for international students in Canada: Things to know

Canada is known for its world-class education and its publicly funded health care system. However, international students aren’t automatically eligible for free universal health care in every province and territory.  Here’s what you need to know about health care coverage as an international student in Canada. In this article: An [...]

HealthcareFebruary 24, 2021

Navigating the health care system in Canada

One of the benefits for newcomers moving to Canada is access to publicly funded healthcare, which has a reputation of being world-class. Health care is delivered through each of the country’s provinces and territories and paid for through taxes. As a result, many essential doctor and hospital services are free [...]

HealthcareFebruary 3, 2021

How to apply for a health card in Nova Scotia

One of the benefits for newcomers moving to Canada is access to publicly funded health care, which has a reputation of being world-class. Health care is delivered through each of Canada’s provinces and territories. If you live in Nova Scotia, you’ll need to apply for their Medical Services Insurance Program [...]

HealthcareFebruary 1, 2021

How to apply for a health card in Saskatchewan

One of the benefits for newcomers moving to Canada is access to publicly funded health care, which has a reputation of being world-class. Health care is delivered through each of Canada’s provinces and territories. In order to receive medical care in Saskatchewan, you’ll need to apply for a Saskatchewan Health [...]

HealthcareJanuary 27, 2021

How to apply for a health card in Alberta

One of the benefits for newcomers moving to Canada is access to publicly funded health care, which has a reputation of being world-class. Health care is delivered through each of Canada’s provinces and territories. In Alberta, this is delivered through the Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan (AHCIP). Here’s what you [...]

HealthcareJanuary 25, 2021

How to apply for a health card in Quebec

One of the benefits for newcomers moving to Canada is access to publicly funded health care, which has a reputation of being world-class. Health care is delivered through each of Canada’s provinces and territories. For residents of Quebec, it’s through their health insurance plan, Régie de l’assurance maladie du Québec [...]

HealthcareJanuary 21, 2021

How to apply for a health card in British Columbia

One of the benefits for newcomers moving to Canada is access to publicly funded health care, which has a reputation of being world-class. Health care is delivered through each of Canada’s provinces and territories. In British Columbia, this is known as the Medical Services Plan (MSP). Here’s what you need [...]

HealthcareJanuary 19, 2021

How to apply for a health card in Ontario

One of the benefits for newcomers moving to Canada is access to publicly funded health care, which has a reputation of being world-class. Health care is delivered through each of Canada’s provinces and territories. In Ontario, it’s known as OHIP (Ontario Health Insurance Program). Here’s what you need to know [...]

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