Moving

Travel Insurance

Travel insurance is intended to protect travelers from certain financial risks and losses that may occur during a trip. The cost of medical treatment in Saskatchewan can be very expensive for a visitor who isn’t covered under the subsidized healthcare, therefore, it is essential to have adequate travel insurance to cover any medical treatment or non-medical costs when visiting Canada, even if for brief stay. When it comes to travel insurance, the policy signed up for will play a big...

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International Transfers

Every immigrants certainly has considered supporting their family in their home country as soon as they are able to stand well on their feet. So, we are not surprised you want to know what to expect. Again, it solely lies with your bank. Some banks have low remittances while others are high, some gives allocated free remittances per a certain duration, for instance, a bank might give newcomers two free remittances per month for the first two years of opening...

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Places to Rent

Not everyone will get permanent accommodation before arriving in Saskatchewan or even immediately upon landing. Except you have a relative in Saskatchewan who is willing to take you for a couple of days/weeks while you go house hunting, you will need temporary accommodation for the time being. The nice thing about getting a temporary place to stay is that you will have lots of options to choose from. From apartment rentals like Airbnb with self-catering options to hostels and hotels,...

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House Hunting Tips

Permanent accommodation in Saskatchewan may require you to provide the landlord with more information compared to when getting temporary accommodation. For instance, It is the norm for landlords to request for character references and documents proving your financial ability to pay rent. Before you go house-hunting, you might want to be informed about the do’s and don’ts of landlords and tenants in Saskatchewan. As a newcomer, you should also be aware of leases agreement. In Saskatchewan, there are three types...

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Housing For Newcomers

  Saskatchewan has some of the most affordable housing in Canada. Good news if you are a newcomer as getting accommodation is usually at top of most newcomers’ to-do list. Except a new immigrant has a relative in Saskatchewan who is willing to take them in for a couple of days/weeks while house hunting, a temporary accommodation would be needed for the time being and finally a permanent accommodation after settling in. There are self-catering rentals, hotels and hostels with...

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