I clearly remember the day I landed in Canada with my husband, three children and 10 bags!! Our friends surprised us at the airport and we found ourselves surrounded by at least 25 loud people hugging and welcoming us to Canada. I remember the advice of a good friend. “Pack your bags with hopes and dreams and land in Canada and you will be ok.
Immigrating to a new country is a scary aspect to many and it was the same for me. Many thoughts whizzed passed my head. Will we be able to make it? Will our children be happy? But I had made a promise to myself. I am not looking back. Immigrating to Canada was a leap of faith that we decided to take for the betterment of ourselves and our kids. We will make it.
As an immigration consultant, I have had the privilege of assisting countless individuals and families in their journey to make Canada their new home. I continue to help and advice people not just on how to immigrate but also how to navigate through the complexities of settling and succeeding in Canada.
Canada Day is always nostalgic to me and holds a special place in the hearts of both Canadians and newcomers alike, as we come together to celebrate the rich diversity, boundless opportunities, and unwavering unity that this great nation represents. In this blog, we will explore the significance of Canada Day, the values it embodies, and how it resonates with the experiences of immigrants who have chosen Canada as their adopted home.