Here is a link to Prepare for Canada, an online magazine for immigrant professionals. The magazine provides information on working and living in Canada which can help you to plan for settling here. Within this site there are a number of useful videos and links to assist you to become more knowledgeable about life in Canada. Another useful resource is Canadian Newcomer a free magazine that provides information, guidance and support to new immigrants.
The Wave dental clinic is located at George Brown College in Toronto, ON. The clinic permits dental students to gain experience treating patients, while providing dental care to the public at a reduced cost. The students offer low-cost cleanings, restorations, x-rays and denture services. Patients who do not speak English are encouraged to bring a friend or family member to each appointment to translate information. For more information about the clinic visit the website Wave Dental Clinic
There is help available for people living in Grey and Bruce County that are having some difficulty paying their housing expenses. These funds are available through the Sustainable Housing Benefit in Grey County or Housing Stability Fund in Bruce County. These benefits are meant to help people living in the area to secure reasonable priced, stable housing. Funds are available through these programs, for residents who are homeless or in danger of becoming homeless. You may be eligible to receive assistance with these costs if you are a Canadian Citizen or Landed Immigrant, if you reside in Grey or Bruce and if you have not received the benefit in the past 24 months. To find out more about the programs offered in your community and the conditions of eligibility, or to access the application forms follow the links entered above.
If you do something on a shoestring, you do it with a very small amount of money. At the Salon Sisu School of Hair Styling, you can get a haircut for $12.50! A man’s hair cut costs $10.50. All hair styling performed by students is supervised by an experienced instructor. The salon is located in Owen Sound. For a list of all beauty salon services offered as well as the hours of operation check out Salon Sisu.