Just Arrived in Canada? Things you need to know.
Here are some free resources to help you with starting your new life in Canada.
Living In Canada
Manoj just got off the phone with a friend who already lives in Canada and who was sharing his experience as a renter. Sensing the end of the call Shalini asked, “So how do they like renting?” Manoj casually replied, “Well, they’ve had a good experience. Their...read more
Preparing your child for the Canadian classroom In Canada, September is synonymous with back to school. Though it’s technically still summer, this month is all about back-to-school shopping, getting ready and adjusting to a new school year. Parents become heavily...read more
Choosing quality child care for your family is a very important decision. You want to find a safe, healthy environment that supports the social, physical, intellectual, creative and emotional development of your children.read more
Manage Your Finances
1. Get a Social Insurance Number Obtaining a Social Insurance Number (SIN) is the first step you need to take in order to navigate the Canadian system. You will need this nine-digit number to open a bank account, apply for health insurance, get employed and access...read more
Opening a bank account is one of the first things any newcomer should do. You will need it to have easy access to your money and to pay for various goods and services; also, most employers prefer to deposit salaries in chequing accounts. Accessing funds at banks from...read more
Buying your first home It is indeed a most exciting moment when you can finally buy your first home in Canada. You want to make sure you think every step through and plan for every expense, because there is so much more involved in this process than simply coming up...read more
Employment In Canada
Are you a new Canadian exploring franchising as a business opportunity? To help you get started, our Franchising for New Canadians program can help you by providing important information and resources about franchising in Canada. Our free resources, and access to leading experts in the franchise industry can help you make an informed decision about franchising. Learn about franchising basics and how we can help you.read more
Gavin’s first visit to Canada decided his future. He fell in love with the country and its promise of possibility. He was determined to plant roots, personally and professionally, and grow here, succeed here. “I wanted to find a career, anything that would allow me to...read more
any newcomers to Canada discover that finding a job in Canada after arrival is a real challenge. An option for some is to start their own business. This can be a great alternative to going through extensive interview processes and making sure that you have a Canadian Style Resume.read more