Finding a place to live in Canada as an immigrant is not easy. It takes time and patience. I found it to be a stressful and frustrating process. You should know all of this going in, but once you are done and you have moved in, you will be thankful that you took the time to investigate and understand exactly what your options are.
When I first arrived in Canada as an immigrant I found the sheer number of things that I needed to do very overwhelming. As I already had somewhere to live temporarily, I needed to start thinking about where I was going to buy or rent my first home in Canada.
Here are some of the things I learned that you have to bear in mind when choosing where to live in Canada.