CareerFinanceOctober 12, 2021

How taxes work for small business owners in Canada

As a newcomer, there are many advantages to becoming an entrepreneur or small business owner in Canada. Whether you’re buying an existing Canadian venture or starting a new business, you’ll have the opportunity to scale your business, create a sustainable source of income, and be your own boss.  However, like [...]

CareerOctober 7, 2021

12 top skills in digital jobs that Canadian recruiters seek

The field of digital marketing is one of the most promising for newcomers in Canada today, as it requires a unique combination of creativity and analytics. This makes room for  all kinds of specialists, from developers and programmers to social media managers and copywriters.  With the increasing popularity of the [...]

FinanceOctober 6, 2021

How to protect yourself against financial fraud as a newcomer in Canada

As a newcomer in Canada, your financial security is of prime importance. However, fraudsters and scammers recognize that newcomers can be easy targets, as they don’t necessarily have the information needed to protect themselves against fraud. Being in a new country, you may not be aware of the ways in [...]

ImmigrationOctober 5, 2021

How to apply for the Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP)

The reasons why newcomers choose to settle in Canada are as varied as the country itself. While many people are attracted to Canada’s quality of life, employment opportunities, and outdoor lifestyle, there’s still the decision of which province or territory to move to.  The Atlantic province of Nova Scotia has [...]

ImmigrationSeptember 30, 2021

How to apply for the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP)

Located in the heart of the Canadian prairies, the province of Saskatchewan is known for its scenic provincial parks, recreational opportunities, and quality of life. Newcomers make up 10 per cent of the population in Saskatchewan, including immigrants from the Philippines, China, India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh. One appeal of Saskatchewan [...]

FinanceSeptember 28, 2021

Retirement planning as a newcomer in Canada

For many newcomers, ensuring financial security in the present can take priority over longer-term financial goals like retirement planning. However, regardless of whether you currently have resources to set aside for retirement, it’s important that you start planning sooner rather than later. There is no minimum age to start planning [...]

ImmigrationSeptember 26, 2021

Travelling to Canada from India: Frequently Asked Questions

Last updated: March 28, 2022 Ongoing travel restrictions due to COVID-19 and flight suspensions from India to Canada forced many newcomers to put their plans of moving to Canada or visiting family on hold. With the India-Canada flight ban finally being lifted, here’s all the information you need to plan [...]

FinanceSeptember 20, 2021

How to save for your future while supporting your family back home

Many newcomers move to Canada with aspirations of not just securing their own financial future but also being able to financially support their family back home. However, during your first few years of settling down in Canada, it can be hard to balance your personal savings goals with sending money [...]

FinanceSeptember 15, 2021

8 myths about Canadian credit scores newcomers need to know

Having a good credit history and credit score is fundamental for your long-term financial success in Canada. Your credit score is an indicator of your creditworthiness and you’ll need a good credit score to qualify for loans, mortgages, and even apartment rentals.  As a newcomer in Canada, you might be [...]

ImmigrationSeptember 14, 2021

How to apply for the Alberta Advantage Immigration Program (AAIP)

Last updated: 17 January 2022   Every year, Canada welcomes newcomers looking to work, settle down, and contribute to the community. Alberta, the fourth-largest province in Canada, is a popular choice for newcomers. It is home to Canada’s oil, mining, and natural gas industries. In addition, the province also has [...]

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