Canada is a North American country stretching from the U.S. in the south to the Arctic Circle in the north. Major cities include massive Toronto, west coast film centre Vancouver, French-speaking Montréal and Québec City, and capital city Ottawa. Canada's vast swaths of wilderness include lake-filled Banff National Park in the Rocky Mountains. It's also home to Niagara Falls, a famous group of massive waterfall
Venture for Canada is a fellowship for young graduates to spend two years working at innovative startups across the country with the mission of training these graduates to become entrepreneurs moving forward.
We are part of the Venture for All Network, which is a global network of organizations, hosted by Columbia Business School.
When you arrive in Canada one of the first things you’ll need to do is open a Canadian banking account.
Opening a Canadian bank account as soon as you arrive is very important. It gives you:
A safe place to deposit your money
24/7 access to your money, whenever you need it
Open Your First Bank Account in CanadaChoosing the right account
We know the importance of having the right banking account, especially when you’re first settling in. An RBC® advisor can help you select the account that’s right for you.
When deciding on a bank account, make sure you look at all of the features of each account – from the monthly and number of transactions included with that monthly fee, to any additional account benefits such as interest.
Types of banking accounts in Canada
There are plenty of options when it comes to choosing a banking account that meets your daily needs. The account you choose should provide the services you need on a daily and ongoing basis. The 3 most popular types of accounts are
Paying for School
If you're like most students, tuition and books are top of mind as your number one expense. Remember to plan though for the other costs of an education, like compulsory student fees (to fund such things as...