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Webinar: How to Arrive in Canada Financially Prepared, brought to you by CanadaVisa and Scotiabank

Updated: Oct 22, 2023

As for CIC News

Join our free webinar on Wednesday April 14, 2021 at 9 AM Eastern Standard Time (EST)!

CanadaVisa and Scotiabank are proud to be hosting a free webinar on Wednesday April 14, 2021 at 9 AM EST called How to Arrive in Canada Financially Prepared.

What will I learn?

Managing your finances will be key to your success in Canada. As such, CanadaVisa is proud to partner with the country’s leading bank for newcomers. Scotiabank is here to provide you with trusted information on what it means to come to Canada prepared, the importance of managing your money in Canada, quick budget tips once you arrive, the importance of savings, and much more!

Topics of discussion include:

  • Coming to Canada prepared

  • The importance of managing your money upon arrival in Canada

  • Quick budget tips for post-arrival

  • The importance of savings

  • How the Scotiabank StartRight program can help you

  • How you can connect with Scotiabank pre- and post-arrival

Who should sign up?

This webinar is meant for everyone who intends to move to Canada (either now or following the pandemic), as well as those already in Canada.

You are encouraged to sign up if you:

  • Currently live in Canada, or

  • Have received an Invitation to Apply, or

  • Have already submitted your application for permanent residence, a study permit, or work permit, or

  • Have received approval for your application, or

  • Plan to submit an application to the Canadian government in the next 6 months

Who is presenting?

  • Host: Kareem El-Assal, Director of Policy, CanadaVisa

  • Speaker: Parmpreet Jathol, Financial Advisor, Scotiabank

Can I ask questions?

Yes! The webinar is meant to be interactive! Once you sign up, please email your questions to CanadaVisa on how you can build your financial success in Canada. In addition, we will be inviting you to ask your questions on Canadian financial issues during the webinar!

About CanadaVisa was founded by Attorney David Cohen in 1994 as the online platform of the Campbell Cohen Immigration Law Firm. Since then, CanadaVisa has grown to be one of the world’s most trusted sources on how to move to Canada, and settle here. CanadaVisa’s web properties include and its weekly newsletter, the CanadaVisa Forum, and more. All the resources provided by CanadaVisa are meant to help people around the world access trusted, factual, and timely information to support their Canadian immigration journey.

About Scotiabank

Scotiabank is one of the top Canadian banks and a leading bank in the Americas. Guided by our purpose “for every future”, we help our customers, their families and their communities achieve success through a broad range of advice, products and services.

Launched in 2008, the Scotiabank StartRight Program is designed to simplify banking for Canadian Permanent residents, International Students and Foreign Workers who have recently landed in Canada. We can help ease your transition to Canada by getting you started with a Scotiabank International Account that allows you to transfer up to $50,000 before you arrive to help you feel more prepared knowing you have proof of funds ready. We can even help fast track your study permit with the Scotiabank Student GIC Program.

Our Scotiabank StartRight program can also help you start banking in Canada with 12 months of free banking, access to credit with no credit history, unlimited no-fee international money transfers, and expert help from Financial Advisors. It’s all part of why Scotiabank is the bank for newcomers.

Original Article: CIC News

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