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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

First year in Canada, first day at school

First year in Canada, first day at school

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...

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Educating parents about bullying

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

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

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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End of the year investing!

No, I do not plan to suggest an investment opportunity! I am talking about investing in yourself! As the year draws to a close many of us gather with friends and family to celebrate Christmas it is also a great time to reflect on your professional journey in Canada....

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Employment In Canada

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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What is an alternative career?

What is an alternative career?

Many newcomers to Canada will find that there are many roadblocks along the way to continuing to work in their chosen field. It could be that you have to get your international qualifications and certifications assessed or that you simply need some Canadian experience under your belt before you can enter your profession in Canada.

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Franchising For New Canadians

Thinking about franchising in Canada? Learn how to get started

Thinking about franchising in Canada? Learn how to get started

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.

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Buying Your First Home

How to find a builder or realtor?

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

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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