Newcomers to Canada

  • For Toronto Newcomer Day, a South African man recalls his Canadian citizenship ceremony
    After immigrating here as a boy, Russ Wener faced big challenges. Today, he’s happily married with two young children. Wednesday, May 25, marks the eighth annual Toronto Newcomer Day, which welcomes recent transplants to the city and is open to all. Festivities run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Nathan ...
  • Fast-track entry into the Canadian workforce: Ontario Bridge Training Programs in IT, HVAC and Network Cabling
    Over the next 15 years, the Province of Ontario is projected to face a shortage of about 100,000 skilled trade workers due to an aging population. For that reason, the province is investing in the promotion of skilled trades for newcomers and youth. Throughout the pandemic, we have seen a significant ...
  • Newcomer support is all around you
    Looking for resources on career success in Canada? Here are seven places to turn to for help on your journey. A newcomer’s journey in Canada starts with many questions about finding a job. Fortunately, there is an abundance of free programs and services geared toward helping people find employment. Here are ...
  • Buying your first home or car in Canada – a guide for newcomers
    Dreaming of owning your own home in Canada? Or longing to buy your first set of wheels, maybe an electric car? When it comes to major purchases, a house and a car are at the top of Canadians’ wish lists. For newcomers, these big purchases can represent an important milestone ...
  • Investing in your future
    Set financial goals, save and grow your money One in three Canadians face volatility in their regular income, which makes it harder to save, according to a 2019 study by the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA) Canada. For newcomers to Canada, income uncertainty can be a real fear if they ...