WealthONE has been helping newcomers to Canada get established for years. In fact, many of our professional staff were newcomers to Canada themselves. We understand the journey and speak your language! You probably have lots of questions and one of the biggest financial decisions you will make is where you will live and how do you purchase a new home? We have several mortgage programs that recognize your status and are designed for newcomers.
This video will help you get ready for your new life in Canada. It will explain some of the things you should do before you leave your country of origin to make sure you are prepared when you arrive in Canada.
On November 12, 2020, Canada announcesd immigration measures supporting Hong Kong residents and Canadians in Hong Kong.
There are many key decisions relevant to starting your new life in Canada. This guidance includes how to find a place to live, find a job, get your educational credentials assessed, apply for health care, improve your English and French language skills, get your driver’s license, connect with your community etc.
As a new immigrant to a new country, the job market can be a scary and overwhelming place. You may have realized that you lack professional connections within your new community, and an understanding of Canadian corporate culture might be an obstacle you are trying to overcome. Luckily, there are different ways that you can build a network and learn how to find meaningful employment as a new immigrant.
It is important for you to learn about the Canadian tax system and specifically what you need to know as a new Canadian with regards to benefits and credits that you can apply for in your province.
Go to this link for information about how to apply for your social security number. The Social Insurance Number (SIN) is a 9 digit number that you need to work in Canada or to have access to government programs and benefits.
As Canadian citizen or permanent resident, you may apply for public health insurance. With it, you don’t have to pay for most health-care services. Learn about the different provincial and territorial ministries of health and how to get your health card.
Covid-19 has had far-reaching global impacts, find out how it is currently affecting the process of coming to Canada and services for new Canadians here.
Check out some basic information from the Canadian Bankers Association about the process of starting to bank in Canada for newcomers and the unique features of the Canadian banking system.
Understand how Canadian banks must comply with consumer protections under federal laws and regulations. These protections help make sure Canadians have access to basic banking services and are treated fairly in their dealings with banks.
Looking to buy your home in Canada? Check this out to learn about how to get the process started and prepare yourself financially for making this important decision.
We understand your unique situation, whether you’re a newcomer to Canada, self-employed, or you’re looking for a special banking solution.
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