Prepare For Canada https://www.prepareforcanada.com settling, job finding and banking info for newcomers Fri, 15 May 2020 21:48:45 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.3.3 https://www.prepareforcanada.com/wp-content/uploads/cropped-PFC_SQ-Logo-32x32.png Prepare For Canada https://www.prepareforcanada.com 32 32 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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Provincial Government Service: Coronavirus https://www.prepareforcanada.com/covid-19/provincial-government-service-coronavirus/ Sat, 21 Mar 2020 22:18:59 +0000 https://www.prepareforcanada.com/?p=24591 The Ontario provincial government has made a service change due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.  And other provinces may have a similar service change. (For links to Provincial Government Service Centers see links below). And until further notice, you do not need to renew your provincial driver’s licence at this time if it: Has expired,… read more

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Tax deadline extended due to COVID-19 https://www.prepareforcanada.com/covid-19/tax-deadline-extended-due-to-covid-19/ Fri, 20 Mar 2020 16:11:45 +0000 https://www.prepareforcanada.com/?p=24582 To reduce financial hardship for Canadians due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has extended the deadline to file your 2019 tax return. This change may also help you to manage your personal finances during this challenging time. If you moved to Canada in 2019, you need to file a tax return even… read more

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) and immigration changes https://www.prepareforcanada.com/covid-19/coronavirus-covid-19-and-immigration-changes/ Thu, 19 Mar 2020 17:28:51 +0000 https://www.prepareforcanada.com/?p=24530 During the coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis, it’s important to get current and trusted information about immigration changes. And we know you have questions about what all of this means for your immigration plans. So we have provided some answers based on current information from Immigration, Refugee, and Canadian Citizenship (IRCC). Because the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation… read more

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