Prepare For Canada https://www.prepareforcanada.com settling, job finding and banking info for newcomers Fri, 27 Mar 2020 21:47:28 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.3.2 https://www.prepareforcanada.com/wp-content/uploads/cropped-PFC_SQ-Logo-32x32.png Prepare For Canada https://www.prepareforcanada.com 32 32 Immediate health care for newcomers in Ontario https://www.prepareforcanada.com/after-you-arrive/living-in-canada/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/after-you-arrive/living-in-canada/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/after-you-arrive/manage-your-finances/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 to June 1, 2020. If you moved to Canada in 2019, you need to file a tax return even if you lived in Canada for a short amount of… read more

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) and immigration changes https://www.prepareforcanada.com/before-you-arrive/settling-in-canada/coronavirus-covid-19-and-immigration-changes/ https://www.prepareforcanada.com/before-you-arrive/settling-in-canada/coronavirus-covid-19-and-immigration-changes/#respond 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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What’s an average engineer salary in Canada? https://www.prepareforcanada.com/before-you-arrive/banking-and-finance/whats-an-average-engineer-salary-in-canada/ https://www.prepareforcanada.com/before-you-arrive/banking-and-finance/whats-an-average-engineer-salary-in-canada/#respond Tue, 10 Mar 2020 21:30:12 +0000 https://www.prepareforcanada.com/?p=24376 The average engineer salary in Canada varies based on factors such as your area of focus and the region where you live. However, with an increasing demand for engineers in Canada, average salaries fall in the range of $45,000 – $80,000 per year. To understand what you can expect to earn, it’s important to consider:… read more

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Best cities in Canada for engineering jobs https://www.prepareforcanada.com/before-you-arrive/settling-in-canada/best-cities-in-canada-for-engineering-jobs/ https://www.prepareforcanada.com/before-you-arrive/settling-in-canada/best-cities-in-canada-for-engineering-jobs/#respond Tue, 10 Mar 2020 15:44:07 +0000 https://www.prepareforcanada.com/?p=24115 To identify the best cities in Canada for engineering jobs, it’s important to conduct research. Because when you know what cities provide the best opportunities for your engineering background it can help you to secure a job faster.  And to help you begin your research, we’ll look at four key factors: What’s broadly happening in… read more

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Engineering jobs in demand in Canada https://www.prepareforcanada.com/before-you-arrive/working-in-canada-before-you-arrive/engineering-jobs-in-demand-in-canada/ https://www.prepareforcanada.com/before-you-arrive/working-in-canada-before-you-arrive/engineering-jobs-in-demand-in-canada/#respond Mon, 09 Mar 2020 19:50:08 +0000 https://www.prepareforcanada.com/?p=24083 There are many engineering jobs in demand in Canada. And according to a labour market report conducted by Engineers Canada, Canada will require 100,000 new engineers before 2025. Also, jobs will be available for disciplines that include: Civil; Mechanical; Computer Engineering; and more. To work in engineering jobs in Canada, you need to understand the… read more

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Tips to maintain a good credit report in Canada https://www.prepareforcanada.com/after-you-arrive/manage-your-finances/tips-to-maintain-a-good-credit-report-in-canada/ Fri, 21 Feb 2020 15:37:51 +0000 https://www.prepareforcanada.com/?p=22613 Getting credit history in your new country is important, but more importantly, do you know how to maintain a good credit report in Canada? We’ll share tips to help you maintain a healthy  credit report after you have taken great care to build it. Because with a well maintained credit report, you can save money… read more

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Why use a franchise broker? https://www.prepareforcanada.com/franchise-opportunities/why-use-a-franchise-broker/ Wed, 19 Feb 2020 21:29:23 +0000 https://www.prepareforcanada.com/?p=23679 If your thinking about buying a franchise, you may be wondering if you should use a franchise broker.  A seasoned and ethical franchise broker can maximize your success because of three key areas that they bring to the table: Knowledge 2. Experience 3. Franchise Fit Before we continue, I’d first like to ask you to… read more

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Canadian certification can advance your career https://www.prepareforcanada.com/after-you-arrive/employment-in-canada/canadian-certification-can-advance-your-career/ Fri, 07 Feb 2020 19:40:03 +0000 https://www.prepareforcanada.com/?p=23577 You can advance your career by getting Canadian certification for your profession or trade. And this will help to showcase your existing skills, knowledge, and experience to Canadian employers.  A recent survey by World Education Services (WES) found that 74% of newcomers, living in Canada in 2018, found jobs within 6 months of living in… read more

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