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Starting a Life in Canada

Financial Advice for Newcomers to Canada - Welcome to Canada! As a newcomer, you may have many questions about how the Canadian banking system works, how to qualify for a loan or mortgage and how to set yourself and your family up for success.

 
 
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Getting settled

Now that you’re in Canada, you want to feel at home as quickly as possible. In this section, find valuable advice that will help you get settled. Plus, hear from other newcomers who share their experiences about starting out in a new country.
Banking tips to get started
How to transfer money internationally
Myin's Story
  • Myin's Story

    As a newcomer to Canada, Myin settles into the community, buys his first home and starts his own business

Shopping in Canada
  • Shopping in Canada

    The experience of shopping in Canada can be very different compared to other countries. Learn how one newcomer to Canada adapted to this difference.

Renting an Apartment in Canada
  • Renting an Apartment in Canada

    Renting an apartment in Canada can be difficult if you don’t take the right first steps. Learn from one newcomer’s experiences to better understand what steps to take.

How to transfer money internationally
Myin's Story
  • Myin's Story

    As a newcomer to Canada, Myin settles into the community, buys his first home and starts his own business

Banking tips to get started
Renting an Apartment in Canada
  • Renting an Apartment in Canada

    Renting an apartment in Canada can be difficult if you don’t take the right first steps. Learn from one newcomer’s experiences to better understand what steps to take.

Shopping in Canada
  • Shopping in Canada

    The experience of shopping in Canada can be very different compared to other countries. Learn how one newcomer to Canada adapted to this difference.