Monthly Archives

March 2017

Buying a home in Canada

Buying a home is an exciting experience that can be both rewarding and challenging – and potentially even more challenging for someone who is new to Canada. If you are a newcomer to Canada, and you are thinking about becoming a homeowner,…

Be Your Own Boss

Through the windows of a seventh floor of the building where Youth Employment Services (YES) is located, in downtown Toronto, you can see several buildings under construction. They will become the renovated face of the city’s financial…

The Bank Machine

One of the first things you must do on your arrival in Canada is open a bank account. Having a bank account is important to establishing your credit history, which will help you purchase your home or vehicle. If you are renting, landlords…

Iranian Canadian Youth

The Faiths Act Fellowship which is an initiative of the Tony Blair Faith Foundation and Interfaith Youth Core is an international team of thirty religiously diverse young leaders embarking together on a 10 month journey of interfaith…

Innovative Programs for Newcomers

Ryerson University in Toronto, Ontario has long been a leader in innovative education. This is especially true for the field of immigration and settlement studies, and programs for internationally educated professionals. For newcomers who…

Work: New Home New Career

Ali Abdulla came to Canada from Iraq in 2008 looking for a better life. He dreamed of practicing medicine in his new home – Canada. Very rapidly he learned what the reality was: an International Medical Doctor (IMD) faces significant…