FinanceMarch 25, 2022

What’s a good credit score for newcomers in Canada?

Many newcomers are surprised by how important credit is in Canada’s financial system. Unlike countries where people generally only take credit when needed and being in debt is often considered bad, the Canadian economy is credit-driven and credit is used even for regular everyday purchases. In Canada, your credit history [...]

CareerAugust 20, 2021

8 reasons why networking is essential for your career in Canada

Starting a new career in Canada can be overwhelming for newcomers. Even if you’ve arrived in Canada with previous work experience, the way to approach the job market here may be different from your home country.  As you start to familiarize yourself with the professional culture in Canada, you will [...]

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FinanceApril 5, 2021

Canadian finances 101: What you should know as a newcomer

Canada’s financial ecosystem is made up of banks, credit unions, trusts, and other financial and insurance companies and it is considered to be one of the most sound and safest in the world. According to the Global Competitiveness Report 2019, published by the World Economic Forum, Canada ranked 9th globally [...]

CareerOctober 21, 2020

How to find a job in Canada and position yourself as an ideal candidate

Whether you’ve just received your Confirmation of Permanent Residence (CoPR) or have recently moved to Canada, finding employment and getting back in your field of work is always top of mind for many. As you begin your job search in Canada, there are a few things that are must-haves:  A [...]

CareerOctober 19, 2020

Canadian resume and cover letter: Format, tips, and templates

 For many newcomers, finding employment quickly after moving to Canada is a high-priority action item. Whether you’re contemplating a career switch or looking to get back in your field of work, the first step is usually the same – to have a resume and a cover letter that you [...]

How to rent your first home as a newcomer in Canada

When moving to Canada, finding a place to stay is a top action item for most newcomers. As with any international travel, newcomers typically book their initial stay prior to arrival. And the preferred choice is usually a temporary accommodation (such as a hotel, hostel, or an apartment, condo or [...]

Healthcare in Canada: Basics for newcomers

One of the top reasons newcomers choose Canada as their new home is access to a publicly-funded universal healthcare system. In each Canadian province, a portion of the taxes paid by citizens and residents is utilized by the provincial government to administer health services. This enables eligible individuals to receive [...]

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