8 Reasons Why Canada is the Ideal Migration Destination

Canada often gets overlooked as a choice place for migration. But Canada is one of the top places immigrants should consider for a few key reasons.     Plenty of jobs available in Canada   Abundance of Jobs Canada tends to be divided into specific sectors; for example, Toronto is abundant with financial and IT jobs, while Vancouver is great for those looking for work in real estate and...

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7 reasons why you should consider studying in Canada

Mulling over getting a higher education in Canada? You’re on the right track   Everybody is talking about Canada right now, especially after the US, its closest neighbor, has become stricter when it comes to welcoming foreigners. For those who want to pursue higher education outside their home country, Canada is clearly a top choice among all First World countries that offer first-rate...

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How to build credit history as a new Immigrant in Canada

  New immigrant? This is how you build your credit history in Canada   Starting a new life in a new country is difficult, especially if you don’t have enough money to do it. In a 2015 study conducted by the Bank of Montreal Wealth Management, it was revealed that over almost 20 percent of immigrants arrive in Canada without savings. Also, a large percentage of those who have a bit of cash end...

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8 Steps to Landing a Job in Canada

How to land a job in Canada   Landing a good job is every new immigrant’s worry. Who wouldn’t be anxious about getting a stable and decent job after deciding to live in a foreign country?    One of the common mistakes made by immigrants is being overly complacent with looking for a job once they get here. It’s true that the government of Canada has a vacant post (tons of them actually) for...

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Going to Canada? You need to know what you can (and cannot) bring into the country

Canada is among the most accommodating countries in the world. However, that doesn’t mean that it offers no restriction on what you can bring into its borders. Yes, whether you’re a visitor, a temporary resident, or a permanent resident, there are certain rules you have to follow regarding this matter.   Plan to come to Canada? Here's what you need to know about what you can (and cannot) bring...

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Everything a migrant parent should know when enrolling a child in a Canadian school

  Canada is among the most welcoming countries in the world. Coming in fourth to China, Germany, and the UK (according to Amnesty International’s survey on admitting refugees), the Great White North has the most unique and aggressive immigration policy that continues to attract people from various parts of the globe.  Its education system is as equally commendable since Canada currently ranks...

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6 Reasons Canada Is A Safe Place to Settle Down

Canada scored 1.287 in the latest Global Peace Index report, making it the 7th safest country in the world, and enticing more to move here. In a 2013 article by The Canadian Immigrant, safety was amongst the top reasons why immigrants consistently chose Canada over other developed nations when it comes to migration.    Here are the reasons why Canada is undoubtedly a haven for...

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Canada Celebrates International Customs Day

On January 26th, the world will be celebrating International Customs Day.  This year, as the World Customs Organisation (WCO) Secretary-General Kunio Mikuriya revealed, the celebration will focus on promoting data analysis under the slogan “Data Analysis for Effective Border Management.” This means the global organization will encourage governments from different member-nations to utilize all...

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11 Things You Need to Know Before Moving to Canada

Moving to a different country can be a bit daunting, albeit very exciting. Surely, the impending journey to a new and unfamiliar place can give you pre-moving jitters.   A common misconception about Canada is that it's just like the US. But every Canadian will certainly disagree and tell you that his/her country is unique and in fact, very different from other English-speaking countries in...

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Getting Around Toronto on Public Transit

A massive city like Toronto requires an equally complex public transportation system to connect its diverse population and geography. With a vibrant mix of culture, plus miles of trendy neighborhoods and lush parks to explore, it only makes sense for Canada’s largest city to have one of the most heavily used mass transit systems in North America. If you’re in town for a visit, commuting is your...

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