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How a bank can help you start a new life

[fa icon="calendar'] 12/6/18 3:57 PM / by Prepare for Canada posted in KBYG Banking

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8 Steps to Small Business Success for Newcomers To Canada

[fa icon="calendar'] 9/5/17 2:00 AM / by Prepare for Canada posted in working in canada, small business

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Getting Canadian Work Experience

[fa icon="calendar'] 6/6/17 3:06 PM / by Prepare for Canada posted in careers

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If you come to Canada unprepared and start applying for jobs the minute you land, you will likely be told by a potential employer that, while your skills are impressive, you unfortunately have “no Canadian experience.”

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Know Before You Go – Resources

[fa icon="calendar'] 6/6/17 2:01 PM / by Prepare for Canada posted in resources

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One of the mistakes immigrants make is leaving for Canada without making the necessary preparations. Critical documents like post-secondary diplomas and degrees, birth certificates and immunization records often get left behind.

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Getting My Skills Recognized

[fa icon="calendar'] 6/6/17 11:37 AM / by Prepare for Canada posted in careers

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In order to prove the merit of your international skills or educational credentials to potential Canadian employers, you may want to or have to go through a credential evaluation, a process to measure your level of education to the Canadian system.  You may also have to get your credentials evaluated if you plan on going back to school to get further training.

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Career advice for new immigrants

[fa icon="calendar'] 6/6/17 2:01 AM / by Prepare for Canada posted in careers

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After immigrants land in Canada, they are often surprised by how many barriers they face in getting hired. That surprise comes in part because they were approved to come to Canada based on their education and professional experience — and in industries that are said to be in need of more workers.

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Credential Recognition In Canada

[fa icon="calendar'] 5/25/16 11:14 AM / by Prepare for Canada posted in working in canada

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Proving the merit of your international skills or educational credentials to potential Canadian employers can be a daunting and confusing process for newcomers to Canada. You may want to or have to go through a credential evaluation, a process to measure your level of education to the Canadian system. You may also have to get your credentials evaluated if you plan on going back to school to get further training.

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The Best City In Canada For Your Profession

[fa icon="calendar'] 5/25/16 10:52 AM / by Prepare for Canada posted in living in Canada

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One of the important things you have to consider before you immigrate to Canada is choosing your city. Always  remember that Canada is a vast and diverse country, and the different provinces and territories present  different economic opportunities. For this reason, note that not all industries/professions are needed equally  everywhere in the country.

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Building Credit History In Canada

[fa icon="calendar'] 5/25/16 10:37 AM / by Prepare for Canada posted in Banking

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Opening a Bank Account In Canada Before You Arrive

[fa icon="calendar'] 5/24/16 11:06 AM / by Prepare for Canada posted in Banking

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Canadian immigration authorities require proof of funds at the time of landing, this can be a bit of a stumbling block for most newcomers.  One of the easiest methods for proving that you have the funds available to Canadian immigration officials is to open a bank account in Canada before you arrive.

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