Howzit is a grouping of Saffa and Canadian Business Entrepreneurs who assist potential immigrants with their journey into Canada.
Our collective experience has enabled us to develop a platform that helps families to better understand the journey. We appreciate the level of stress the immigration decision places on family as well as the need to settle in and start enjoying your new chosen country.
We’ve been there, we’ve navigated the very challenges you face and are well equipped to help you land with peace of mind, ready to build the foundations of your new life in Canada. We are passionate about sharing those experiences, helping you to turn your decision into a true adventure to look forward to! Let us offer our expertise, working collaboratively with you to successfully complete your journey.
Want to know where to start? We highlight the basics of immigration first steps, finding out your eligibility, what to consider and what the requirements are to move to Canada. We answer your most pressing questions and provide you with guidelines.
Got that golden mail? Ready to book your ticket? Not sure what your next steps are? We journey with you to take you through the next steps, what to consider, read up and journey with other immigrants who have gone before you. You are not alone!
Find all the services that you will require to settle and call Canada home. We have a list of home-based businesses, corporations and professional institutions. They all have one thing in common, to service and help each individual that crosses paths at Howzit. Support them, because your support will make all the difference.
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Advice on what electronics to bring, the voltage difference between Canada and South Africa and why certain appliances are necessary.
The last episode was about the lion at Harties. While I was writing that, I also remembered another event where a lion took centre stage. It took place at a time when we were working at Arusha, in Tanzania. Steve was flying our King Air E-90 and I was in the right-hand seat. After we took off and set course for Hemingways at Watamu, Kenya, I could relax and check my telex messages. (No e-mail in those days).
One of our directory members, Tamsyn provides us with information on how to tackle our skincare in the Canadian climate.
The final part of a series that helps LinkedIn users update their profiles and become more recruitable.
The third part of a series that helps South African LinkedIn users update their profiles and become more recruitable in Canada.
The second instalment of Claire’s personal emigration story and why it is so important to know why you’re moving to Canada.
After moving to Canada, we often get somewhat strange questions about life in ‘Africa.’ Recently, we were at a barbeque in our Port Moody neighborhood. The conversation reminded me of how foreigners see Africa and South Africa. That was when I remembered an incident one evening some years ago.
When it comes to buying a new home, the task can feel overwhelming for many; not to mention if you’re an immigrant brand new to Canada and its real estate process. There’s a mountain of paperwork to be done, and you’ll be coordinating them with a number of different people. These people will all play a distinct role in finalizing the rewarding experience of buying a home.
When we think of a savings plan for retirement, we imagine packing away quarters and dollar bills into a glass piggy bank until we are 65 years old. Little do most people know, there are several ways you can plan and save for your retirement. One of those is Registered Retirement Savings Plan.