Buyer Beware: Stay Away from Curbsiders When Buying a Used Vehicle

In the motor vehicle sales industry, curbsiders are a well-known problem. They pose as private sellers, pretending to sell a personal motor vehicle. Still, they are buying and selling cars for profit without a professional license or registration, which is illegal in Ontario.

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.

Settling in Secondary Cities for More Affordable Housing

Just as the housing price in gateway cities continues to soar and rental vacancy rates plummet,  Canada is preparing to welcome 1.3 million newcomers over three years, and the demand for housing will only grow! Questions persist about this country’s ability to meet that demand, particularly in the major urban centres.

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.

Welcome to the Prairies, a Land Rooted in Culture

If you are new to Canada, about to move to Canada, or considering starting moving to Canada, take some time out to read about First Nations and the Indigenous people. Their land has welcomed many refugees and immigrants from all over the world. Learning and understanding this history should be your first step in your settlement journey.

Services for Newcomers to the Northwest Territories (EN & FR)

CDETNO (Conseil de développement économique des Territoires du Nord-Ouest) provides a welcome and Integration Services to newcomers and immigrants (individuals and families) to the Northwest Territories, even years after their arrival. Our team works together with newcomers to create lasting connections with the new community they settle in.

English Test-Taking for Newcomers to Canada

CELPIP stands for the Canadian English Language Proficiency Index Program and is an English test that allows test takers to demonstrate their ability to function in English. The CELPIP Test has been designated by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) for use by individuals applying for permanent resident status and citizenship in Canada. 

Tips From An Internationally Trained Professional: A Newcomer Arriving in A Small Rural Community in Ontario

Leaving the small island state of Grenada, a warm tropical island in the southern Caribbean, was one of the most significant decisions of my life. Having already achieved a successful career there, deciding to relocate to Canada was not easy. I had to say goodbye to very close family and friends and a cherished legacy of a very fruitful career. It also involved leaving temperatures ranging from 19 to 31 degrees Celsius influenced by the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea and an only 5-minute drive to the world-famous Grand Anse Beach.