New to Canada

Moving to Canada is an exciting but overwhelming time in your life. As a newcomer, you probably have a lot of questions about transferring your work skills, setting up your finances, and what your new community will look like.

We’re here to help you to be financially ready for the future.

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Learn first-hand advice from a new Canadian and Scotiabank advisor on how to start on the best financial path in your new country.

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Advice from a financial advisor and new Canadian citizen.

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From building good credit to avoiding common financial mistakes, we have you covered.

New to Canada? Advice from a financial advisor and new Canadian citizen

Tips for newcomers to help you get off on the right financial foot.

New to Canada? Advice from a financial advisor and new Canadian citizen, New to Canada? Advice from a financial advisor and new Canadian citizen
Everything you need to know about credit

How you can start building good credit in Canada. 

Everything you need to know about credit, Everything you need to know about credit
How to work with a Canadian financial advisor

Four tips on how to get the most out of meetings with your financial advisor.

How to Work with a Canadian Financial Advisor, How to work with a Canadian financial advisor
9 steps to owning a home

Learn the nine steps to take before owning a home.

9 Steps to Owning a Home, 9 steps to owning a home
Avoid these common financial mistakes

How you can avoid common financial mistakes.

Avoid These Common Financial Mistakes, Avoid these common financial mistakes
Getting settled in Canada: Checklist for newcomers

Our newcomer’s checklist can help you navigate your first few months living in Canada.

Getting Settled in Canada: Checklist for Newcomers, Getting settled in Canada: Checklist for newcomers

Start banking in Canada

Scotiabank is Canada’s international bank with close to 24 million customers and over 2,700 branches around the world. Learn the basics of banking so you can call Canada “home” sooner.