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Schooling System in Canada

One of the top reasons given on why people immigrate to Canada is the chance for a world-class education.  This can be education for yourself, or for your children… or both!  We have laid out how the school system in Canada works, and what potential costs there are for you and your family.

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Health Insurance in Canada

When choosing a country to make your home, it is critical that you consider the country’s healthcare system.  With so many individuals preparing to emigrate, it’s no surprise that many people initially look into moving to Canada solely for its globally recognized healthcare system.

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Taxes in Canada

Each level of government (municipal, provincial, and federal) provides a variety of services, which are offered with no upfront cost to its citizens.  This includes everything from education and healthcare, to road maintenance and garbage pickup.  None of these services are really “free” – they are paid for by the taxes that each Canadian pays.

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Pension and Social Security

As you age into retirement, it is important that you have the funds that will support you when you are no longer able to work.  One of the largest benefits to living in Canada is the Pension and Social Security model.  These systems, funded by taxpayer dollars, make up one of the world’s biggest pension funds.

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Banking System in Canada

If you are planning a move to Canada, one of the first steps is to set up your Canadian banking services.  Many new residents can be hesitant on setting up a Canadian bank account, but banks in Canada are safe, provide resources for newcomersand are extremely convenient to use.

We’ve put together some tips on why you should set up your Canadian bank account, and how to navigate the system.

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Interesting Facts

7 Interesting Facts You May Not Know About Canada

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