CIBC Welcome to Canada Banking Package

Are you moving to Canada? Have you just arrived? Has Canada been your home for 5 years or less? CIBC has a special banking offer to help newcomers to Canada build a comfortable life.

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Banking glossary

As a newcomer to Canada, you may find some of the banking and credit terms confusing. Our Banking Glossary can help.

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Before moving to Canada

There is a lot to think about when you are planning to more to a new country. To help you with your move to Canada, here is a checklist of things to do.

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Important things to do as soon as you arrive

Congratulations! Your new life in Canada has started. Here is a list of important things to do in the first few days after you arrive.

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How banking works in Canada

Find out how banking in Canada works. CIBC is here to help.

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What is credit?

Learn how to establish and build a good credit rating in Canada.

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How to manage your money and make it last

Your new life in Canada is full of opportunity. Whatever you plan to do, you will need to manage your money carefully.

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Renting a home in Canada

Are you a newcomer to Canada who is looking for a place to rent? We can help you begin your search and understand Canada’s housing rental system.

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More for Newcomers

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Help you build a solid financial future

Manage your financial future as you settle and grow in Canada. CIBC has financial advisors who help all newcomers including the affluent achieve their evolving financial goals.

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Get the foreign cash you need. CIBC offers cash in up to 75 foreign currencies.

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CIBC Global Money Transfer™

If you bank with CIBC, you can send money to someone in another country quickly and easily. There is no money transfer fee.

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CIBC Smart Prepaid Visa* Cards

Prepaid cards are a great way to manage your money when you are shopping or travelling. CIBC offers two convenient and secure prepaid cards.

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Banking for International Students

Take advantage of our banking package for international students. From textbooks to tuition, education costs can add up. Let us help you spend and save – wisely.

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Banking for Foreign Workers

Get your banking off to a good start and enjoy great discounts if you’re a temporary resident in Canada with a valid work permit.

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