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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

What are your rights as a renter

What are your rights as a renter

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...

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Manage Your Finances

Opening a Bank Account

Opening a Bank Account

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...

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My first home

My first home

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...

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Employment In Canada

Gavin’s success story

Gavin’s success story

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...

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8 steps to small business success

8 steps to small business success

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.

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Franchising For New Canadians

Buying Your First Home

Types of housing (Video)

Types of housing (Video)

There are various types of housing that you can buy in Canada. In each case, you are responsible for making the mortgage payments as well as paying the bills for your specific unit(for example, property taxes and utilities such as electricity, gas, water, etc). Bylaws are local municipal rules and regulations that vary across Canada. You are responsible for following these bylaws in the care and maintenance of your property. Below is a list of several types of housing.

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