Newcomers to Canada

  • 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 ...
  • Financial first steps
    You’ve arrived in Canada and your first days are filled with so many first steps. Settling into your temporary accommodation, exploring your new city, applying for your health care and social insurance cards, and much more. From where to buy groceries to how to learn about the local transit system, ...
  • Ready for a new life in Canada? What you need to know as you begin your journey
    Sylvia Wootten, settlement manager at Newcomer Centre of Peel (NCP), has some important words of wisdom for immigrants seeking a seamless settlement experience in Canada: Plan your settlement journey. “You must do your due diligence to access settlement resources that can help you with this process, so you don’t bear ...
  • Virtual events and activities for Toronto Newcomer Day 2021
    Every year, Toronto celebrates the city’s diverse communities at the annual Toronto Newcomer Day event. This year, activities and events to welcome newcomers will be held on May 25 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This important community-building annual event, held every year in May, welcomes newcomers to Toronto, provides them ...