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Starting a new life can be a challenging and daunting experience. Adapting to a new environment and culture may bring about difficulties and uneasiness that can take time to overcome. However, at GPC, we understand the importance of providing our clients with the support and assistance they need to help them settle comfortably into their new lives in Canada. We offer a wide range of diversified resettlement services that cater to the unique needs of each individual, starting from pre-entry to post-entry and continuing through every stage of the settlement process. With the principles of "WE CARE", we strive to provide reliable and trustworthy support to our clients every step of the way.
Before departure to Canada, our consultants will prepare admission applications and various documents for clients, arrange homestay or temporary accommodation, and then provide landing guidance.
We will also provide clients with:
Tax Planning for Individuals, Families, Businesses and Overseas Assets Before Entry
Whether you are a Canadian permanent resident or citizen, if you live in Canada for more than 183 days, you are considered a tax resident. At GPC, we offer consultation services with our team of Canadian certified Professional Accountants who can provide you with valuable insights and guidance on Canadian tax laws and regulations, allowing you to make informed decisions about your financial affairs.
Assitance In Opening Personal/ Corporate Bank Accounts
There are many instances in Canada where a bank card is required, such as paying rent, daily transportation, shopping, and more. Additionally, for business purposes involving money transactions, it's not feasible to carry a large amount of cash when entering the country. Therefore, we can assist you in opening a local bank account in Canada before your arrival to manage your daily needs.
Canadian bank accounts are divided into:
- Chequing accounts
- Saving accounts
- Chequing - saving accounts
- Term deposits and Guaranteed Investment Certificates
Opening a Phone Number
Before departure, GPC will prepare a mobile data card for you, so that you can notify your safe arrival to your family timely after you enter Canada. In Canada, whether you are applying for various accounts or making appointments for various services, you need to use a number, so preparing a local number in advance can save you trouble and provide convenience.
Local Employment Information and Headhunting Company Introduction
Canada is renowned for its stunning natural environment and high-quality education, making it a popular destination for international students and immigrants alike. However, you may be wondering about the local job market and where to begin your job search after graduation or your initial arrival in Canada. At GPC, we can assist you in navigating the Canadian job market and provide guidance to help increase your chances of securing employment.
Shipping Company Introduction
Among the many choices of logistics express companies, which one is the first choice? How much should I bring there? Do I need to file a tax return? GPC will introduce different types of shipping companies according to your individual needs and share concerns with you.
Officially landed. Congratulations on your successful arrival in Canada! We provide a chauffeur to pick you up from the airport and provide the following vehicle options, so you don’t need to worry even if you have a lot of luggage:
At the same time, we will also guide you to familiarize yourself with the local daily life circle and:
- Assist In Applying for Medical Cards
To enjoy social benefits in Canada, you need a medical card. Canadian citizens, permanent residents, and those who have lived in Canada for at least six months can apply for provincial health insurance, which covers medical expenses and hospitalization costs. Some drug costs may also be covered. The public health insurance (MSP) in BC does not cover drug costs and non-therapeutic items, such as:
- cosmetic surgery;
- dental services, except as outlined under benefits;
- routine eye examinations for persons 19 to 64 years of age;
- eyeglasses, hearing aids, and other equipment or appliances;
- prescription drugs (see PharmaCare);
- acupuncture, chiropractic, massage therapy, naturopathy, physical therapy and non-surgical podiatry services (except for MSP beneficiaries receiving supplementary benefits);
- preventive services and screening tests not supported by evidence of medical effectiveness (for example, routine annual "complete" physical examinations, whole body CT scans, prostate specific antigen (PSA) tests);
- services of counsellors or psychologists;
Canada's four major healthcare systems:
- Primary Care – Family Doctor
- Secondary Care - Physician License Private Practice
- Tertiary Care – Hospital
- Home and Community Care
*Medical Insurance Extension
Extended medical insurance in Canada is mainly designed for medical expense insurance not covered by government medical insurance. Such as prescription drugs, dental, physical therapy, massage therapy, etc. It is divided into Personal health insurance and Group health insurance according to the different insured service objects.
- Assist in Applying for SIN Card
To work in Canada, you need a Social Insurance Number (SIN Card). It is a social welfare account number used by the Canadian government to record your income, taxes, tax rebates and other social benefits. Whether you are currently studying, part-time during school, employed after graduation, new immigrants, etc., you need to apply for SIN no. This card It can be used to open a bank account, purchase insurance, housing, file tax returns, apply for social welfare such as pensions, and unemployment insurance, etc.
- House Rent and Property Purchase Introduction
Moving to a new place can be overwhelming, especially when it comes to finding a suitable place to live. At GPC, we understand your concerns and are here to assist you. Our team can provide guidance on selecting the right area to live in, taking into consideration factors such as safety, proximity to schools, and real estate prices. We can also help you navigate the process of buying a house:
- Establish a budget
- Select a real estate agent
- House inspection
- Buyer lifts the condition subject remove
- House transfer
- Hand over the house
- Car Rental and Purchase Introduction
Canada is a sparsely populated country. Although public transportation is well developed, it still takes a long time to take bus or shuttle. As a result, having a personal vehicle can save you a lot of time and labor. Buying a car in Canada is different from that in Asia.
Buying a new car requires finding a guide and simple plans, such as purpose, model, fuel level, and more. In addition, the payment method needs to be considered. The more popular method in North America is "LEASE" or "FINANCE". Of course, one-time payment is also welcomed.
- Assist In Applying for A Local Driver's License And Recommend A Driver Instructor
If you're an immigrant or foreign student in Canada, getting a driver's license is important, even if you don't plan on driving right away. Having a driver's license can help reduce future insurance costs. You can drive using your valid international driver's license for up to 90 days. If your Chinese driver's license has validated for 2 years, you can take the final road test and get official driver license.
- Personal, Family and Corporate Tax Returns After Entry
In Canada, both federal and provincial taxes apply, and tax filing is due every April for all residents. As a newcomer, navigating the tax system can be overwhelming. That's why we offer expert assistance from certified Canadian Professional Accountant who can provide comprehensive financial management, help with various tax filings, refunds, and financial planning services.
- Application For Various Funds or Social Welfare
In addition to general health insurance, Canada also has other social benefits. For example:
- Old Age Security (OAS)
- Canada Pension Plan (CPP)
- Employment Insurance (EI)
- EI Maternity and Parental Benefits
- EI Family Supplement
- EI Sickness Benefits
- Social Welfare (SW)
- Canada Child Benefit (CCB)
- Child Care Subsidy, etc...
“We Care, So You Don't Have To - Your Trusted Guide to Canadian Life”
After settling in Canada, you may need to reunite with your loved ones or take care of important immigration documents such as renewing your PR card or applying for naturalization. At our service, we offer comprehensive assistance to ensure your smooth and stress-free life. Our services include:
- Renew PR Card
- The Permanent Resident Card, or PR card, is a Canadian identification document for permanent residents. With a PR card, you can access most of the social benefits offered by the Canadian government, work or study in any province in Canada, and enjoy other rights. The PR card is valid for 5 years, and permanent residents must renew their status before it expires. To be eligible, they must have lived in Canada for more than 730 days in the past 5 years (not necessarily continuously). However, some restrictions apply to permanent residents, such as the inability to vote or run for political office.
- Parent Or Grandparent Super Visa Application
- A Super Visa is a visa for parents and grandparents of Canadian citizens or permanent residents. It allows them to visit their family in Canada multiple times over a 10-year period. With a Super Visa, they can stay for up to two years at a time and can apply for an extension of up to two years after their initial stay. It's a great option for those who want to reunite with their loved ones in Canada.
- Introduction to Immigration and Naturalization Law Counseling
- To be eligible for Canadian citizenship, you must live in Canada for at least 1095 days within the five years before your application, declare your income in accordance with the Personal Income Tax Law, and meet language and knowledge requirements. The age range for the language requirement is 18-54 years old, and you must have a CLB 4 score in listening and speaking.
- Professional Licensing Examination
- Acquiring occupational certificates in Canada can open up many opportunities for extra income in various industries. Some examples of professions that require certification include real estate brokers, insurance brokers, mortgage brokers, nurses, and sports instructors such as skiing, swimming, and diving.
After settling into your new life in Canada, it's important to start exploring the local entertainment scene. Not only does it provide a fun experience, but it also helps you adapt to your new surroundings and build a social circle. We offer a variety of entertainment and activities, including:
- Visa application for each country
- Introduction of various interest classes, such as: music, various sports, flower art, cooking, dancing, painting, etc.
- Introduction of Tutors
- English course training and exam registration
- Ski Guide and Instructor Introduction
- Extreme Sports Guide
- Introduction to high-end car buying and selling
- Introduction to Community Volunteering and Fundraising Activities
No matter what your interests are, we can help you find something that suits your lifestyle and preferences.