Category Archives: New to Canada

Hockey

Here is my second post on the subject of sporting activities available for children in the Oakville, Burlington and Milton areas.  All three towns offer both house league and rep options.  To explain briefly, the house league system allows every … Continue reading

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Roller Hockey

I get a lot of my ideas for posts from chat sites and forums, particularly ones for people looking to immigrate to Canada.  One frequently asked question is about sporting opportunities for children.  So I thought I would do a … Continue reading

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Buyers Guide to Purchasing a Home

The attached document provides a description of the home buying process and answers many of the more frequently asked questions. Home Buyers Guide      

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Mortgage for New Arrivals

Many new arrivals to Canada prefer to rent for the first year or so to be sure that they have selected the right neighbourhood for their family. But there are some, who just know right from the start that they … Continue reading

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Rentals

Many people new to an area choose to rent first while they decide whether the location is right for them or while they save up for the downpayment on their house. Finding a suitable rental can be nearly as trying … Continue reading

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New Immigrants – FAQ

Are you new to Canada?  Thinking about making the move? Or in the process but feeling completely overwhelmed?  I know how you are feeling, we were where you are now back in 2004.  Most new immigrants have three main concerns, housing, … Continue reading

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