settle in canada

How can you ease your settlement in Canada?

You have prepared the proper immigration forms and received your entry visas to live in Canada, but how do you prepare for what you will face when you arrive?

Our Settle section aims to provide you with the tools, resources, and information needed to ensure your successful integration into Canadian society and the Canadian workforce.

This information will help you make key decisions and address some of the following questions:

  • Where will you live?
  • How do you apply for health care coverage?
  • How do you find work?
  • How do you manage finances?
  • How do you enter the housing market?
  • What sort of weather can be expected?
  • How do you get a drivers license?
  • Where will your children go to school?
  • What do you do in the event of an emergency?

We have designed our content to allow you to easily take advantage of the experience that we've gained over the years by working closely with individuals and families coming to Canada for the first time. We have also developed partnerships with a number of public and private sector institutions and organisations with many years of experience in assisting newcomers to Canada.

If you are still working on applying for the proper visas or permits to come to Canada, please fill out a free assessment to learn more about your options for immigration to Canada

Do you want to learn more about Canada?

  • Guides for landing in Canada

    Coming to Canada as a permanent or temporary resident might seem intimidating. If you have never been to Canada before, you might expect to face some new situations when you arrive. Fortunately, we have compiled a number of guides to assist you with this process.

    Get started by checking out our list of landing guides for individual provinces and territories, or go directly to one of our most popular pages on settlement In Canada.

  • Life in Canada

    In order to help you determine where you would like to live in Canada, we have put together a number of pages about each province and territory in Canada. These pages will introduce you to economy, geography, culture, politics, health care systems, and education systems of each province and territory.

  • Working in Canada

    If you have already been approved for permanent residence, or if you are simply interested in coming to Canada on a temporary basis, our site has a number of resources to help you line up a job before coming here. Finding work in Canada ahead of time can fast-track your Canadian immigration application process, as well as prepare you for a quick transition into the Canadian workforce once you arrive. Securing a job can also allow you the freedom to plan for your new life in Canada while having the peace of mind that you are already employed. Click here to learn more.

  • Canadian Permanent Residence

    Canadian permanent residence comes with certain rights and obligations. We have compiled some helpful information about your Permanent Resident Card and what to do in the event that you find yourself outside Canada without it and need a Temporary Travel Document.

  • Canadian Citizenship

    After four years of living in Canada as a permanent resident, you may qualify to become a Canadian citizen. Learn more about the various aspects of Canadian Citizenship, and to see how we can assist with your citizenship application.

  • Education in Canada

    Whether you plan on studying in Canada, or have dependents who may be attending school in Canada, getting to know how the Canadian and provincial education systems operate will be an import aspect of settling into Canadian life.

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Latest News

  • Record New Low Points Thresholds in Latest BC Immigration Draw

    The number of points required in order for eligible workers and international graduates to be invited to apply for provincial nomination under the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) has reached record new lows across multiple categories, following the latest draws that took place on September 13 and September 20.

  • September 20 Express Entry Draw Invites 2,871 Candidates to Immigrate to Canada

    In the lastest Express Entry draw, which took place on September 20, 2017, a total of 2,871 candidates with a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 433 were issued an Invitation to Apply (ITA). Therefore, candidates in the Express Entry pool with a score of 433 or above at the time of the draw may now apply for Canadian permanent resident status.