Prepare For Canada https://www.prepareforcanada.com settling, job finding and banking info for newcomers Fri, 26 Jun 2020 19:13:13 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.3.4 https://www.prepareforcanada.com/wp-content/uploads/cropped-PFC_SQ-Logo-32x32.png Prepare For Canada https://www.prepareforcanada.com 32 32 Happy Canada Day! 5 things to celebrate https://www.prepareforcanada.com/before-you-arrive/settling-in-canada/happy-canada-day-5-things-to-celebrate/ Fri, 26 Jun 2020 19:13:13 +0000 https://www.prepareforcanada.com/?p=25594 Happy Canada Day on its 153rd birthday! In honour of Canada Day, I asked our team what they celebrate about Canada. Before we get there, here’s a quick summary of Canada Day. What is Canada Day?   July 1 marks the anniversary that Canada became a country in 1867. On that date, the provinces of… read more

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Driving in Canada: 10 essential facts to know https://www.prepareforcanada.com/before-you-arrive/settling-in-canada/driving-in-canada-10-essential-facts-to-know/ Tue, 23 Jun 2020 20:36:45 +0000 https://www.prepareforcanada.com/?p=25569 Driving in Canada, or any new country can be stressful until you become familiar with the environment. Whether you’re moving to Canada or have recently arrived, it’s important to become familiar with the essentials of driving in Canada. From getting your driver’s license, to car safety this information will:  Help you understand provincial driver’s license… read more

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What to include in a quarantine plan https://www.prepareforcanada.com/covid-19/updates/what-to-include-in-a-quarantine-plan/ Mon, 25 May 2020 18:07:14 +0000 https://www.prepareforcanada.com/?p=24915 Do you know what to include in a quarantine plan? It is now a legal requirement for all people who enter Canada to isolate themselves from others for 14 days. So you need to create a plan to meet requirements such as immediately traveling to your place of isolation, and showing how you plan to… read more

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Protect yourself from fraud during COVID-19 https://www.prepareforcanada.com/covid-19/updates/protect-yourself-from-fraud-during-covid-19/ Fri, 08 May 2020 20:08:56 +0000 https://www.prepareforcanada.com/?p=24846 (NC) Safeguarding against scams can be a challenge. This is especially true during difficult periods like we are experiencing now. The COVID-19 pandemic is creating a lot of uncertainty and worry – the very things that fraudsters thrive on. Scams can include phone calls, emails and texts that seem to be from financial institutions asking… read more

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Canada Immigration Fees Increase https://www.prepareforcanada.com/before-you-arrive/settling-in-canada/canada-immigration-fees-increase/ Fri, 24 Apr 2020 18:43:41 +0000 https://www.prepareforcanada.com/?p=24779 Effective April 30, 2020 Canada immigration fees will increase. If you plan to immigrate to Canada you will have to pay a number of fees to process your application to become a permanent resident. What is the Right of Permanent Resident Fee?   The Right of Permanent Resident Fee is a separate fee that all… read more

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Construction Jobs In Canada https://www.prepareforcanada.com/career-pathways/construction/construction-jobs-in-canada/ Thu, 23 Apr 2020 22:09:31 +0000 https://www.prepareforcanada.com/?p=24775 The post Construction Jobs In Canada appeared first on Prepare For Canada.

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Health care professionals needed during COVID-19 https://www.prepareforcanada.com/after-you-arrive/employment-in-canada/health-care-professionals-needed-during-covid-19/ Wed, 15 Apr 2020 16:15:05 +0000 https://www.prepareforcanada.com/?p=24675 Organizations know that health care professionals are needed during COVID-19. So Ontario is increasing its hiring efforts. Ontario launched the online  Workforce Matching Portal to match front-line workers with employers during COVID-19. This portal will help organizations to recruit health care professionals and meet the rising health needs during this pandemic. More health care professionals… read more

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Are companies hiring during COVID-19? https://www.prepareforcanada.com/covid-19/employment-news/are-companies-hiring-during-covid-19/ Wed, 08 Apr 2020 15:05:18 +0000 https://www.prepareforcanada.com/?p=24649 Among all of the headlines about massive job losses, it’s easy to lose sight of industries and companies that are hiring during COVID-19. And many companies are playing a critical and active role in response to COVID-19.  As companies have come to a stand-still, or have closed their doors, there are some that are scrambling… read more

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Household Items to bring to canada https://www.prepareforcanada.com/before-you-arrive/settling-in-canada/household-items/ Wed, 01 Apr 2020 18:00:45 +0000 http://cm2h950.com/?p=58 What you can bring with you — personal and household items As a landed immigrant, you are entitled to bring with you, free of duty and taxes, any personal and household items that you owned before your arrival in Canada. These may include any of the following. But think about whether it is cheaper to… read more

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Immediate health care for newcomers in Ontario https://www.prepareforcanada.com/covid-19/employment-news/immediate-health-care-for-newcomers-in-ontario/ Tue, 24 Mar 2020 15:48:32 +0000 https://www.prepareforcanada.com/?p=24617 Ontario is providing immediate health care coverage for newcomers in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. The province has removed the 3-month wait period for heath care coverage if you have recently landed in Ontario. So this means that you can get free screening and treatment for COVID-19 even if you don’t have Ontario health insurance… read more

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