There is a lot of information available in the Banks for newcomers on how to get started in their new country. Managing your money and understanding tax and savings regulations can make a big difference to you and your family allowing you to save money for big purchases, like buying a house or a car. You should also make sure that you are claiming all the allowances you are entitled to as part of your income taxes.
For more information on:
see Chapter 3: Money and Banking of the WelcomeBC Newcomers’ Guide which can be downloaded as a PDF or an eBook.
For videos on Your Bank Card, Banking Basics and Canadian Money, see: WelcomeBC Money and Banking videos.
See Chapter 12: Money and Finances in the Welcome to Canada guidebook which can be downloaded as a PDF or an eBook, or you can order a print copy.