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 [...]

FinanceApril 2, 2021

How financial advisors can help you as a newcomer in Canada

Navigating financial and investment products in a new country can be complicated, especially if you don’t have a background in finance. As a newcomer in Canada, having someone who understands the newcomer experience, and whom you can rely on for sound financial advice is important. In most cases, a professional [...]

HousingApril 1, 2021

How to find budget accommodation in Vancouver

For many newcomers, finding accommodation is one of the most important tasks you need to attend to once you arrive in Canada. Having secure and comfortable long-term accommodation gives you a base to settle as you begin your job search, navigate the school system, and find a home. Accommodation-related costs [...]

HousingMarch 30, 2021

How to find budget accommodation in Edmonton

For many newcomers, finding accommodation is one of the most important tasks you need to attend to once you arrive in Canada. Having secure and comfortable long-term accommodation gives you a base to settle as you begin your job search, navigate the school system, and find a home. Accommodation-related costs [...]

HousingMarch 29, 2021

How to find budget accommodation in Ottawa

For many newcomers, finding accommodation is one of the most important tasks you need to attend to once you arrive in Canada. Having secure and comfortable long-term accommodation gives you a base to settle as you begin your job search, navigate the school system, and find a home. Accommodation-related costs [...]

HousingMarch 25, 2021

How to find budget accommodation in Calgary

For many newcomers, finding accommodation is one of the most important tasks you need to attend to once you arrive in Canada. Having secure and comfortable long-term accommodation gives you a base to settle as you begin your job search, navigate the school system, and find a home. Accommodation-related costs [...]

HousingMarch 23, 2021

How to find budget accommodation in Montreal

For many newcomers, finding accommodation is one of the most important tasks you need to attend to once you arrive in Canada. Having secure and comfortable long-term accommodation gives you a base to settle as you begin your job search, navigate the school system (if you have children), and find [...]

HousingMarch 22, 2021

How to find budget accommodation in Toronto and the GTA

For many newcomers, finding accommodation is one of the most important tasks you need to attend to once you arrive in Canada. Having secure and comfortable long-term accommodation gives you a base to settle as you begin your job search, navigate the school system, and find a home. Accommodation-related costs [...]

FinanceMarch 18, 2021

Opening a joint account as a newcomer in Canada: What you should know

Your financial journey as a newcomer in Canada begins with choosing a bank and opening an account. As you settle in, money matters and financial literacy becomes increasingly important. In many countries, owning a joint bank account has a cultural significance. After moving to Canada, some newcomers intend to continue [...]

FinanceImmigrationMarch 16, 2021

Immigration 101: How much does it cost to immigrate to Canada

Globally, Canada is rated very high for having an excellent quality of life, a well-developed public education system, and access to healthcare. In 2020, Canada was ranked second as the best country (overall) in the world by the U.S. News., dominating the rankings with high scores in the quality of [...]

Daily Life in CanadaMarch 11, 2021

12 things you should know before moving to Canada

Canada welcomes immigrants from all over the world, making it a mosaic of different ethnicities and traditions. At the same time, Canada also has its own way of life and a unique culture that newcomers blend into as they settle in and eventually become Canadian.  In this article, we will [...]

CareerMarch 2, 2021

How to stand out in a competitive job market: Tips for newcomers

Canada is an attractive destination for talent from all across the world, not just to find work but also to settle long-term and build a life here. Many candidates have relevant qualifications, compelling track records, and winning personalities. This makes Canada diverse and multicultural, with a competitive job market.  If you [...]

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