Where to study English or French in Ottawa

For many immigrants who come to Ottawa, mastering the English language is a must. If a newcomer doesn’t have an advanced level, they will need to look for a language school to fill in any gaps in order to succeed in the job market. In the case the newcomer speaks good English but doesn’t knowContinue reading “Where to study English or French in Ottawa”

My story as an immigrant in Canada

I’m not the normal immigrant who comes to Canada; the one that made the decision to emigrate and put all their efforts to achieve the so desirable Permanent Residence, and who succeeds after a long and tedious process through immigration authorities. I would like to have an interesting story of struggle and success to shareContinue reading “My story as an immigrant in Canada”

A list of institutions you should know about if you are a newcomer

Three years ago, when we just arrived in Ottawa, we were living in a swirl. We were frantically buying furniture, beds, mattresses, and other things to furnish our new home. We also needed warm clothing to deal with the cold climate. But there were lots of other things to do as well; paperwork and administrativeContinue reading “A list of institutions you should know about if you are a newcomer”

3 ways to cope with the Christmas blues in Canada

One popular Christmas carol says that Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year. It probably is, when you imagine your entire family together seated around a table full of delicious food prepared by your mother or aunts, and your kids and your nephews and nieces are excited and giggling. But if you’re anContinue reading “3 ways to cope with the Christmas blues in Canada”

8 biggest struggles as a newcomer to Canada

It’s soon going to be three years since I moved to Canada, and even though many people will think that I’m not a newcomer anymore, I still feel like one in some ways. It will always be challenging living in another country, speaking another language, trying to assimilate the customs and manners of the locals,Continue reading “8 biggest struggles as a newcomer to Canada”

Immigrants wanted: How to emigrate to Canada

Did you know that Canada’s government recently set out its plan to boost immigration for the period 2021-2023 and that the nation seeks to receive more than 400,000 immigrants each year? So, if you have been considering moving to Canada this is a good moment to think about it seriously. In 2020 immigration to CanadaContinue reading “Immigrants wanted: How to emigrate to Canada”