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Find Your First Job
The Canadian job market is changing. Use our job finding resources to learn what the changes mean for your job search. Register to make connections you need for your career pathway in Canada.
Find Your Place to Call Home
We help you research the right landing city, which is critical for your economic success. Learn about local housing markets and lifestyles and connect with services to simplify settling in your new city.
Find Your Financial Success
You have financial goals and dreams for your new life in Canada. Our free guides and resources will help you get financially established quickly, so you can achieve your goals.
Find a Place to Call Home in Canada
Rentals for Newcomers is your direct route to connecting with landlords who value newcomers as tenants. Register today and get on your way to your first apartment rental in Canada!
We’ve been helping newcomers for over 10 years! Here’s what newcomers have to say about us.
I have been following materials from Prepare for Canada before landing and it has helped me a lot. With the techniques learned from you, I recently got a job with a very reputable company and with decent pay.
The online fair was really informative and helpful. It has enabled me to learn more about various organisations across Canada and even let me network related to settling, banking and studying.
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Our essential webinars provide up-to-date insights and guidance. Connect with subject matter experts and get the answers to your important questions.
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Working In Canada: A 5-Step Approach
This framework will provide the tools and information you need to successfully continue your career when you arrive in Canada.
SETTLING IN CANADA
Steps to Access Free Health Care in Canada
As a newcomer, you can save yourself worry and out of pocket expenses when you know how to access free health care. Find out how to apply for free health care when you land in Canada.
Saint Patrick’s Day: When Canada Goes Green
What is Saint Patrick's Day? Saint Patrick's Day is an annual celebration that takes place every year on March 17. Today, the holiday is known for its parties, excessive use of the colour green, and celebrating anything and everything Irish, including St....
Is Family Day a Statutory Holiday in Canada?
Parents and children enjoying the Family Day holiday Family Day is a fairly new Canadian holiday. Currently, only Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario, Saskatchewan, British Columbia, and New Brunswick recognize it as a statutory holiday. Family Day was first celebrated in...
WORKING IN CANADA
A Thriving Job Market Greets Newcomers to Canada
As more newcomers continue to arrive in Canada looking for work and to start a new life, the economy added an astounding 153,000 jobs to the job market in January. That surprising surge happened despite predictions that higher interest rates would slow job growth....
Thought leadership on immigration, economy, and housing are key goals for Rebekah Young
Rebekah Young, Vice President, Head of Inclusion & Resilience Economics, Scotiabank Newcomers, the economy and Canada's housing crisis are top-of-mind issues for Rebekah Young in her new and unique role at Scotiabank. Named as the bank's first head of...
Canadian Job Market in 2023 Remains Strong for Newcomers
For newcomers arriving in Canada looking for jobs, the good news is that the country's labour market added 104,000 jobs in December. This surprise marks the third decline in the unemployment rate in four months, bringing it closer to the record-low of 4.9 percent...
BANKING & FINANCE IN CANADA
5 Tips to Get the Best Mortgage Rates in Canada
When searching for your first home, here are five tips to ensure you get the best mortgage rates in Canada. And, to get the best rates will require you to research so you know how to select a mortgage that's right for you. Many newcomers arrive with savings to own a...
Do Newcomers Need to File an Income Tax Return?
If you moved to Canada and became a permanent resident in 2022, you will have to file your first income tax return with the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). Even if you only lived in Canada for part of 2022 you will have to file a return if you: want to get benefit and...
Retirement Savings: Demystifying RRSPs
Retirement savings are essential for all Canadians to live comfortably after they retire. And the earlier you start saving, the better. For newcomers, understanding retirement savings options can be confusing. So in this article, I'll demystify the Registered...
We’ve Helped 1,000,000+ Newcomers Find Success in their Canadian Journey
Subscribers Since 2010
The “Prepare for Canada” program has helped thousands of prospective immigrants to prepare for success in Canada by delivering quality information focusing on job preparedness and settlement first steps.
Based on a survey conducted in 2017:
67% of our audience were employed within the first year
Over 50% employed in their field!
Over 10 Years
We have been doing this for a long time. We are always thrilled to get feedback from successful newcomers.
Who Should Register
for Our Program?
If you have applied to come to Canada or have landed already, our Settling In Canada resources are for you.
Our program is available for anyone who has any of the following documents:
- Confirmation of Permanent residence
- Canadian Visa pick up letter
- Request for medical examination letter
- Passport request letter
- Canadian visa
- IRCC invitation letter to obtain pre-arrival services
- Invitation to apply for permanent residence
- Unique Client Identifier