Choose Chatham-Kent to learn, earn, and live

Credit to Author: Municipality of Chatham-Kent| Date: Mon, 26 Feb 2024 14:00:28 +0000

Did you miss us at the 2023 Learning, Earning, and LivingCK Career Expo and Job Fair? It’s not too late to learn more about opportunities for you in Chatham-Kent! If you crave access to a rural lifestyle with urban amenities, we offer a variety of lifestyle options – from downtown living to lakeside escapes – […]

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Canada implements policies to increase affordability of housing and groceries

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Fri, 16 Feb 2024 14:00:43 +0000

A new Leger poll conducted for OMNI news, illustrated the effect of an increasing cost of living on newcomers in Canada. According to the study, 83% of the 1522 newcomers surveyed felt that affordability issues were making settling in Canada more difficult. Simultaneously, a recent study by Statistics Canada found that more than a third […]

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Canada implement policies to increase affordability of housing and groceries

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Fri, 16 Feb 2024 14:00:43 +0000

A new Leger poll conducted for OMNI news, illustrated the effect of an increasing cost of living on newcomers in Canada. According to the study, 83% of the 1522 newcomers surveyed felt that affordability issues were making settling in Canada more difficult. Simultaneously, a recent study by Statistics Canada found that more than a third […]

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Making Toronto home: A newcomer’s guide to life in Canada’s largest city

Credit to Author: Julia Hornstein| Date: Fri, 16 Feb 2024 13:00:51 +0000

Toronto is Canada’s biggest city. With its vibrant mix of cultures, robust job opportunities, and a bustling city life, Toronto is an appealing destination for anyone seeking a dynamic and enriching place to live. This guide offers valuable insights and practical tips to help immigrants navigate the nuances of Toronto, ensuring a smoother transition as […]

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Canada extends foreign home buyer ban until 2027

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Fri, 09 Feb 2024 14:00:28 +0000

The Canadian government has extended the Prohibition on the Purchase of Residential Property by Non-Canadians Act until January 1st, 2027. The policy, which was initially instituted to increase the number of housing units available to Canadians for purchase, will now be in place for an additional two years. Initially, the home buyer ban was set […]

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What you need to know before moving to Prince Edward Island

Credit to Author: Julia Hornstein| Date: Wed, 07 Feb 2024 13:00:26 +0000

Prince Edward Island (PEI) is one of eastern Canada’s maritime provinces, off of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. The island is marked by red sand beaches, lighthouses, farmland and is known for its seafood and quiet lifestyle. Discover if You Are Eligible for Canadian Immigration PEI is the least-populated […]

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Where to start Banking in Canada as a Newcomer?

Credit to Author: TD| Date: Mon, 05 Feb 2024 09:00:36 +0000

As a newcomer to Canada, some of the most important things to manage your personal finances, is to plan for doing banking and getting easy access to your money when you need it. Upon arrival in Canada, one of the most important tasks is to open a bank account. But the options available can make […]

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Newcomers who came to Canada in second year of COVID-19 pandemic had better median entry wages than pre-pandemic: Statistics Canada

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Thu, 25 Jan 2024 14:00:08 +0000

In a new report updating findings from 2022, a Statistics Canada (StatsCan) report released on January 22 reveals that there are many ways in which the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect how new immigrants are integrating when they arrive in Canada. From the number of new immigrants* who filed taxes in 2021 to the median […]

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The First Home Savings Account (FHSA): What Newcomers Need to Know

Credit to Author: TD| Date: Mon, 22 Jan 2024 13:00:38 +0000

Buying your first home in Canada is an exciting milestone in life. For some, however, it may be challenging to save up for a down payment. You will be pleased to know that help is at hand through a new registered savings plan called First Home Savings Account (FHSA) introduced by the federal government. With […]

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CMHC looks back at the Canadian housing market in 2023 and what to expect in 2024

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Mon, 22 Jan 2024 13:00:07 +0000

In late December last year, the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) published a retrospective of its housing reports throughout 2023, including what Canadians may be able to expect in 2024. This is a report that could be vital for newcomers to Canada, who are among the Canadian residents most affected by the national housing […]

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