Canada promises newcomers comprehensive free healthcare but is struggling to keep that promise in the middle of a historic expansion of immigration. Unfortunately, the country’s health systems are in a profound crisis that will impact your immigration experience.
Pregnancy and parenting are life transitions that can be challenging no matter how old you are. Each situation is different; you may have a lot of support, while others feel overwhelmed and alone. You may be new to Canada or need support from people outside of your immediate family. No matter the situation, some services offer help specifically for young pregnant and parenting youth.
The other reality is that housing costs vary widely from city to city, with the popular gateway urban centres like Toronto, Vancouver, and Montreal being by far the most expensive.