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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

Educating parents about bullying

Bullying can happen to anyone. For me, it happened at school when I first moved to Canada. It was verbal bullying – name-calling, sarcastic remarks, and taunting, mostly. I never told anyone because I didn’t know the term ‘bullying’, or how to recognize it. According...

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Manage Your Finances

Buying a new car in Canada

If you are new to Canada and thinking about buying a new car, the Canadian auto market offers a huge range of different vehicles to suit every need. For an newcomer coming from a country with a smaller automobile market with a narrower choice, this can be daunting as...

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Buying a used vehicle in Canada

For an new immigrant coming to Canada a good used car may often be a necessity depending on your lifestyle, work commuting and family transportation needs. Good used vehicles are in demand, but at the same time, there unscrupulous sellers that have no hesitation...

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Employment In Canada

Succeeding in the Canadian job market

Joining the Canadian job market   For at least a decade, technology companies in Canada have been saying newcomers arrive with ample technical ability for the available jobs in the growing sector. Their qualifications, however, don’t make up for a gap in soft...

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Ready to work in Canada?

So how do you get ready to work in Canada? There is no one solution or path to Canadian employment. But there are a few things you need to understand and accomplish before you land.The first step is researching your particular profession or job industry. First...

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Franchising For New Canadians

How do I identify a great franchisor?

When deciding to buy a franchise, you want to ensure that you partner with a great franchisor. Here are three signs to identify a great franchisor: strong leadership and vision; positive relationships with their franchisees; and, support for their franchisees. Learn important questions to ask about these areas.

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Buying Your First Home

How to find a builder or realtor?

Builder or Realtor Often, when buying a new home, you'll deal with a builder/contractor. If you're buying a resale home, however, you'll probably encounter a realtor. In the sections below, some tips and advice are provided for finding a reputable realtor or builder....

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Choosing a neighbourhood

When buying a home for the first time, it is important that you choose the right location. With a bad location, you may have to move too soon and spend a lot of money to do so. Live close to work When choosing a location, the first thing you need to consider is the...

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