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Credit in Canada and how to apply for a credit card.

We’ve already talked about credit score, credit report and credit history. If you need to read that article, click here.  Now it’s time to get into detail about what credit is, the different types of credit in Canada and what newcomers should know before applying for a credit card. Let’s dive in! The banking system […]

Credit score, report and history. Guide for newcomers in Canada.

The terms “credit score,” “credit report” and “credit history” follow newcomers every step of the way during their first months in Canada. Your credit score will come up when renting your first home, getting a car loan or making other big purchases. But what do these terms mean, and how do they work? What is […]

Study in Canada as a Foreign Worker: Temporary Policy

Canada’s welcoming stance towards immigrants extends beyond work, as demonstrated by its progressive public policies. One such policy update involves allowing certain work permit holders to study in Canada without obtaining a separate study permit. This change presents a unique opportunity for individuals to expand their horizons and further their education while building their careers. […]

Family Reunification Canada 2023: News and Updates

Family reunification lies at the heart of Canadian society. The Canadian government is dedicated to helping families reunite more quickly and easily, fostering inclusive and resilient communities. In 2023, new measures have been implemented to strengthen family reunification and support immigrants in their journey. This blog post provides an overview of the family sponsorship programs […]

Pre-Arrival Checklist for Newcomers to Canada

Welcome to Canada! As you prepare for your new life in this vibrant and diverse country, it’s important to have a comprehensive pre-arrival checklist to ensure a smooth transition. In this blog post, we will provide you with a step-by-step guide to help you prepare for your journey to Canada, covering essential aspects such as […]

Understanding the Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) Process in Canada

Are you an employer in Canada seeking to hire foreign workers or a foreign worker looking to work in Canada? Understanding the Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) process is crucial. In this guide, we’ll delve into the key aspects of LMIA, including its purpose, application process, and important considerations to improve your chances of success. […]

Visitor to Work Permit: Apply for an Employer-Specific Work Permit

On February 28, 2023, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) announced an extension to a COVID-era temporary public policy, which came into effect on August 24, 2020; a measure that was initially introduced to help employers in Canada fill urgent labour shortages when COVID-related travel restrictions were in place, making it difficult for newcomers to […]

Study Permit Checklist: Strong Study Permit in Canada Application 

Are you considering studying in Canada? Acquiring a study permit is crucial for international students, allowing them to pursue their education in the country. However, it’s essential to understand that study permits are temporary and require applicants to prove their intention to return to their home country after completing their studies in Canada. In this […]