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The Canadian job market is changing. Use our job finding resources to learn what the changes mean for your job search. Register to make connections you need for your career pathway in Canada.

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We help you research the right landing city,  which is critical for your economic success. Learn about local housing markets and lifestyles and connect with services to simplify settling in your new city.

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You have financial goals and dreams for your new life in Canada. Our free guides and resources will help you get financially established quickly, so you can achieve your goals.

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WORKING IN CANADA

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BANKING & FINANCE IN CANADA

How Much Money Will I Need to Move to Canada?

How Much Money Will I Need to Move to Canada?

Proof of funds is how you show us that you have enough money to settle in Canada. Before you move to Canada, you need to show that you have a minimum amount of settlement funds. You'll require the following funds plus an additional amount...

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Building Credit History in Canada

Building Credit History in Canada

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