CareerFebruary 25, 2021

5 ways to speed up your job search as a newcomer moving to Canada

While preparing to move, one of the priority action items on many newcomers’ to-do lists is to find a job for their new life in Canada. Most accelerate their job search efforts only after they physically move and settle in. However, did you know that you don’t have to wait [...]

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 [...]

CareerFebruary 23, 2021

How to prepare for a panel interview: Tips and advice

There are many steps in the journey to finding employment: preparing a resume and cover letter, identifying relevant opportunities, sending out job applications, going through multiple rounds of interviews, and finally, signing the coveted offer letter. While this process is largely the same globally, certain aspects may be different in [...]

Daily Life in CanadaFebruary 22, 2021

Vancouver neighbourhoods guide for newcomers

Once described as “Manhattan with mountains,” Vancouver, located in British Columbia, is a popular choice for newcomers to Canada. With some of the mildest weather in Canada, postcard-perfect views, and vibrant downtown core, it’s no wonder. Here is what you need to know if you’re planning to settle in Vancouver.  [...]

CareerFebruary 18, 2021

How strong interpersonal skills can help you in your job search

Moving to Canada and finding employment in a new job market is likely to make you nervous or tense. The recent pandemic may have added an extra layer of stress if you’ve had to delay your move due to travel restrictions. While it is normal to feel some anxiety, try [...]

Daily Life in CanadaFebruary 17, 2021

Edmonton neighbourhoods guide for newcomers

Moving to Edmonton may not seem like the most obvious choice for newcomers starting a new life in Canada. However, there are many reasons why this city should be on your radar. Not only does Edmonton have the largest urban greenbelt in North America, but it’s also known as the [...]

Daily Life in CanadaFebruary 16, 2021

Ottawa area neighbourhoods guide for newcomers

Ottawa is Canada’s national capital and has some of the country’s best attractions, green spaces, nature getaways right on its doorstep. Here is what you need to know about living in Ottawa and some of the best neighbourhoods to explore.  Ottawa  The city was originally named Bytown and founded in [...]

Daily Life in CanadaFebruary 15, 2021

Calgary neighbourhoods guide for newcomers

As the centre of Canada’s oil and gas industry, Calgary, Alberta is a draw for newcomers from around-the-world. With its quality of life and warm community feel, this city has a lot to offer individuals and families looking to settle in Canada. Here is what you need to know about [...]

Daily Life in CanadaFebruary 10, 2021

Montreal neighbourhoods guide for newcomers 

The cosmopolitan city of Montreal, Quebec, was established in 1642 on an island in the Saint Lawrence River. It is the second-most populous city in Canada and home to world-class cultural events and restaurants. If you’re planning to settle in Montreal, here is what you need to know. Montreal Named [...]

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 [...]

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