Daily Life in CanadaFebruary 8, 2021

Toronto neighbourhoods guide for newcomers

As Canada’s largest city, Toronto, Ontario, is a popular choice for newcomers to Canada. And there’s plenty of reasons to settle here. It’s home to world-class restaurants, bars, and cultural events and is one of the most multicultural cities in the world. Toronto is a patchwork of neighbourhoods, and it [...]

CareerImmigrationStudyingFebruary 4, 2021

How to get your credentials assessed for moving to Canada

Last updated: April 26, 2022 In February 2022, Canada announced an increase in annual immigration targets and is set to welcome approximately 1.32 million newcomers between 2022 and 2024 through various immigration streams. If you’ve been thinking about moving to Canada as a permanent resident or a student, there has never [...]

COVID-19ImmigrationFebruary 3, 2021

Government guidelines and restrictions for travel to Canada

Last updated: March 28, 2022   Even though the pandemic situation is showing signs of improvement and COVID-19 restrictions in Canada are easing, there’s still a sense of looming uncertainty for many newcomers. For newcomers who are preparing to move to Canada in these times, planning international travel amidst ever-changing [...]

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 [...]

How to move to Canada and get permanent residence (PR)

Canada has specific immigration programs designed to enable individuals with different skills, education, and work experience to settle in Canada and contribute to the Canadian economy. On October 30, 2020, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, Marco Mendicino announced a plan with multi-year immigration targets. From 2021, Canada will welcome [...]

How to apply for Canadian citizenship

Many immigrants who move to Canada as permanent residents, students, temporary foreign workers, or refugees eventually become citizens. Canada has one of the highest immigrant citizenship rates among major Western countries.  As a newcomer to Canada, you may have questions about becoming a Canadian citizen. In this article, we’ll explore [...]

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