HousingAug 23, 2023

Rent-to-own: Buying a home in Canada as a newcomer

As a newcomer, owning a home in Canada may be the ultimate dream—an unmistakable sign that you’ve settled down in your new country. However, in the current economic situation where house prices are at their peak and interest rates are high, buying a home within a few years of [...]

CareerAug 10, 2023

10 in-demand trade jobs in Canada for newcomers

Canada faces a significant shortage of tradespeople across many occupations and industries. The government’s Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP) helps attract experienced tradespeople from different parts of the world to live and work in Canada permanently and bridge some of these labour gaps. Unlike in some countries where trades [...]

FinanceJun 14, 2023

How credit cards work in Canada: FAQs for newcomers

As a newcomer, integrating into your new financial environment in Canada will be crucial for your long-term success. Often, this means learning about new financial products, how to use them, and incorporating certain best practices into the way you manage money. Canada is a credit-based economy, and people commonly [...]

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