Landing in Canada soon? Things you need to know.
Before you arrive into Canada here’s a few things you need to know and do.
Settling In Canada
Do you want to come to Canada and need help understanding exactly how to get the visa for Canada? Before you can start to figure out exactly what you need to do to apply for a visa for Canada, there are a few things that you will need to think about. Do you want to...read more
One of the mistakes immigrants make is leaving for Canada without making the necessary preparations. Critical documents like post-secondary diplomas and degrees, birth certificates and immunization records often get left behind. Another thing to remember is purchasing...read more
Upon arrival in your new country, the number of little details that need to be immediately attended to might just overwhelm you. One of the first things we recommend that you do is obtain a good street map. With your street map in hand, spend some time in your first...read more
Banking & Finance
Scotiabank is Canada’s most international bank, with operations in more than 55 countries (including India). We have been servicing customers for 180 years. Our 75,000 employees worldwide speak a wide range of languages. In Canada, Scotiabank has over 1,000 branches...read more
While it can be fun to think about our dreams for the future, especially when moving to a new country, it’s also wise to keep in mind the practical, day-to-day considerations about money. This is particularly important for newcomers to Canada who face questions such...read more
It is a lesson that many immigrants learn once they arrive in Canada: they need credit – to pay large expenses, buy a car or purchase a home – but they usually can’t borrow without a Canadian credit history. Canadian lenders typically check each applicant’s credit...read more
Working In Canada
Before you arrive in Canada, you will already be thinking about finding a job in Canada. The good news is that you don’t have to get ready to work alone. At Prepare for Canada, we want you to be able to already be well on your way to finding a job in Canada, even...read more
Newcomers to Canada often find that it can be a real challenge to find meaningful work in Canada that is in line with their qualifications and experience. The process of having your credentials assessed can be long and frustrating. Having a plan B can make a world of difference. Having a plan B allows you to take control of your job search as you look for an alternative career that uses your skills without the need for having any credentials assessed.read more
Networking is one of the most important parts of any job search. After you arrive in Canada, you will need to make sure that you have done all that you can to build a professional network quickly so that you can access more jobs and have a greater chance of getting...read more