Niagara, a welcoming place for everyone

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Tue, 19 Nov 2019 16:47:19 +0000

Seven reasons why Niagara should be on your radar if you are looking to make a move. When newcomers first arrive in Canada, many think about settling in a large city. But some newcomers want a different lifestyle from the city, or want to explore smaller communities and more affordable housing. Niagara is a place […]

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What you should know about your housing rights: Part II

Credit to Author: Denise Hansen| Date: Tue, 12 Nov 2019 17:10:14 +0000

As a tenant or a prospective tenant – in Canada, you have legal rights. These legal rights apply not only once you have secured housing in Canada, but also while you are painstakingly searching for housing, in what is today a very difficult housing market in many cities across Canada. In part two of our […]

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Tips and tricks to save energy and money this fall and winter

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Thu, 24 Oct 2019 02:04:26 +0000

With colder months approaching, your utility bills are likely to be on the rise. Fortunately, there are several ways to lower your energy expense this winter. For starters, let the sun in through the windows by keeping shades open during the day. Covering bare floors with rugs and carpets to prevent heat loss is another […]

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The value of continuing education: the reason you enroll is as important as what you sign up for

Credit to Author: Geneviève Beaupré and Susan Qadeer| Date: Wed, 16 Oct 2019 21:55:56 +0000

There are some excellent reasons why you might want to enroll in just one or a few continuing education courses. Even attending a single course could give you a view of the Canadian education system, its standards, classroom style and expectations. It can also help you get a job by demonstrating your abilities or help […]

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What you should know about your housing rights: Part I

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Wed, 02 Oct 2019 22:03:54 +0000

A family new to Canada is asked to pay six months of rent in advance because they have no rental history in Canada or Canadian credit or professional references. A single mother living in a shelter is refused an apartment by a landlord because she has children and receives social assistance. A young woman is […]

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Samiya Mirza and her family find warmth in Edmonton

Credit to Author: Nazreena Anwar-Travas| Date: Wed, 04 Sep 2019 15:39:54 +0000

Samiya initially came to Canada as a student to study biomedical engineering and returned to India in 2010. Little did she know that three years later, she would return to Canada again — but as a newly married woman with an eight month-old baby. “Everyone felt that since I have already been in Canada, things […]

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Tips for smart back-to-school shopping

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Wed, 28 Aug 2019 17:11:10 +0000

The new school year is right around the corner. Whether your children are in first grade or high school, you can find plenty of ways to reduce costs. From school supplies, sports equipment, clothes and footwear and electronics, we are all looking for those few good deals. Ask yourself a couple of important questions before […]

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Annual Canadian Immigrant Fair in Toronto a success!

Credit to Author: Ramya Ramanathan| Date: Wed, 12 Jun 2019 22:29:45 +0000

Over 1,200 attendees stopped by for some inspiration, information and networking at the ninth annual Canadian Immigrant Fair at Metro Convention Centre in Toronto on June 10, 2019. The diverse group of attendees included brand-new permanent residents, ready-to-hire internationally trained professionals, people with temporary status looking to stay in Canada permanently, and even ESL teachers […]

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