Getting your Business off the Ground as a New Canadian
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Getting your Business off the Ground as a New Canadian

It’s always a huge challenge to move to a new country, but it’s even more difficult to start or renew your business as a new Canadian. Read on to find out how you can receive funding and support to get back to your entrepreneurial ways. Continue reading »

Why Banks Are Targeting New Canadians
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Why Banks Are Targeting New Canadians

Establishing a credit and banking history in Canada used to be very challenging for newcomers to the country. However, Canada’s big banks have recognized the opportunity presented by newcomers to create life-long customers – and a new slew of marketing campaigns now target immigrants looking to work, save and invest. Continue reading »

Pro Post: My Bank Was Great – But I Still Switched
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Pro Post: My Bank Was Great – But I Still Switched

When pro poster Pracheer arrived in Canada, he found his banking options to be limited due to his lack of Canadian credit history. However, BMO took a chance on him – and made a loyal customer for life. However, while BMO offered great service, Pracheer took notice of great rates from other lenders… and wasn’t afraid to make the switch. Continue reading »

Pro Post: Home Buying Challenges for Immigrants

Pro Post: Home Buying Challenges for Immigrants

Carving out your home in a new country is daunting enough – navigating the real estate market is an entirely different challenge. Many newcomers to Canada are keen on becoming home owners – but some may be better off renting as a lack of credit history can mean paying a much higher mortgage rate. Here, pro poster Pracheer Saran shares why his family chose to buy. Continue reading »