Written by: Rentals For Newcomers For many newcomers to Canada, settlement follows a familiar pattern: arrive, get a short-term rental, then a longer-term rental and then, for some, buy that first home. Based on a Royal LePage Survey Report and Canada’s stated immigration targets, newcomers are expected to purchase 680,000 homes across Canada over the…
Are you interested in learning more about the Francophone culture in Canada? Have you ever thought about learning French? Are you enjoying the French-learning experience?
It’s great if you are!
So, you’ve landed in Canada and want to continue your career as a Marketing and Communications Professional. You may be a junior professional, a seasoned expert, or somewhere in between—the ideal goal for you is to get a job at the same level you previously had in your country of origin or even better.
There is more than one reason why workers want to change their careers. You could be thinking changing your career to pursue your true passion; maybe you are looking for a change or perhaps you are moving to a new country in which your skills set needs to be reassessed and evaluated to make sure that they are compliant with the regulations at your new workplace and to guarantee your safety and the safety of the people who surround you at work and the public who depend on your services.
Before arriving in Saskatchewan, Reyaine Mendoza was a privacy lawyer for five years in the Philippines. Like many newcomers, Reyaine had expectations and goals of continuing her professional practice in Canada. Unfortunately, many skilled newcomers cannot find suitable career options because some Canadian employers may not recognize their international credentials. As a result, Reyaine is unable to practice in her desired career in Canada.
It’s a situation almost every newcomer arriving in Canada faces: a professional, credible, reputable landlord will screen you as a prospective tenant. So, relax. Here is why they do it – they want to ensure that you can pay the rental price on time and that you are not getting yourself in over your head.
For over 25 years, YMCA Immigrant Services has supported the settlement needs of newcomers in Nova Scotia. We offer programs and services that help newcomers and their families in schools and communities across the province.
Founded in 1870, Manitoba means “where the spirit lives” in the languages of the Indigenous people who first lived in the region. Commonly referred to as ‘Friendly Manitoba,’ the province’s urban and rural communities are diverse and welcoming. It is also dubbed as a “keystone” province due to its geographical shape and and central position in Canada.
Have you ever tried to take the time to explore your inner self? Do you know your limits and unique talents? In the modern world, many youths—especially newcomer youth—struggle to successfully set and meet their goals due to external pressures that they receive from society, family members, and friends.
Toronto Public Library (TPL) is here to help as you begin the process of immigration, as well as over the longer term. If you are planning to live in Toronto, here are some of the ways TPL can help as you go through the many steps of your settlement journey.