ImmigrationJune 18, 2020

Provincial spotlight: Introduction to Saskatchewan for newcomers

At the centre of the Canadian prairies lies the expansive and sunny province of Saskatchewan. This province is known for its agricultural production of wheat and canola, energetic football fans, and friendly rural culture. Saskatchewan is also known as the “Land of the Living Skies,” as its sprawling level landscape [...]

ImmigrationJune 17, 2020

Provincial spotlight: Introduction to Quebec for newcomers

The province of Quebec is culturally distinct as the only Canadian province that is primarily French-speaking. Its unique blend of European and Canadian influence has developed along the prosperous St. Lawrence river basin, making Quebec an economically and culturally rich province. Quebecers are intensely proud of their beautiful province and [...]

CareerJune 16, 2020

How to get Canadian experience: Tips for newcomers

Canada offers many life and career opportunities for immigrants. A number of immigration programs such as Express Entry, Provincial Nominee Programs, the Atlantic Immigration Pilot, and others, introduced by the Federal government to counterbalance the aging population, have led to a growth of well-educated, experienced, and skilled population in Canada.  [...]

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 [...]

ImmigrationJune 11, 2020

Provincial spotlight: Introduction to PEI for newcomers

Each province and territory in Canada offers unique employment opportunities, lifestyles, cultures, communities, and access to the stunning and varied natural landscapes. Canada is a large country with many communities, both big and small; if you are only familiar with Toronto, Vancouver, or Montreal, you might be interested in seeing [...]

CareerJune 9, 2020

Freelancing as a newcomer in Canada: How to get started

Self-employed workers now make up over 15 per cent of the Canadian workforce in all types of sectors. Using individual professional skills to gain freelance work can be a great way to pull in extra income, or take charge of your full-time career as your own boss.  With the strong [...]

ImmigrationJune 5, 2020

Provincial spotlight: Introduction to Ontario for newcomers

Canada has ten provinces and three territories – providing many options for newcomers to work, thrive, and find their own community. Just like each newcomer, each province and territory has its own unique identity and culture and seeks out newcomers who will fulfill their individual needs.  The provincial spotlight blog [...]

ImmigrationJune 3, 2020

Provincial spotlight: Introduction to Nova Scotia for newcomers

Canada has ten provinces and three territories – providing many options for newcomers to work, thrive, and find their own community. Just like each newcomer, each province and territory has its own unique identity and culture and seeks out newcomers who will fulfill their individual needs.  The provincial spotlight blog [...]

CareerMay 29, 2020

Canada job market analysis: Business and Management Consulting

Business and management consulting is a popular category for newcomers to Canada. According to an article published by the University of British Columbia, the number of consulting firms in Canada has grown each year between 2013 and 2018. This trend is expected to continue through 2023. The report highlighted two [...]

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