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Protecting Yourself From Frauds and Scams as a Newcomer to Canada 

Protecting Yourself From Frauds and Scams as a Newcomer to Canada

Watch our on-demand webinar that happened on Wednesday, November 8th, 2023 to learn how to recognize common scams, protect your personal information, safeguard your financial accounts and take action if you think you’ve been scammed.

What’s in the Webinar?

So, you’ve decided to lay down roots in Canada. Welcome! You’ve chosen a great place to live. It’s a diverse country with many opportunities – but there’s also plenty to adjust to, like new systems and processes.

Unfortunately, because of this, fraudsters will often target newcomers with scams related to immigration, banking, jobs, home rentals, the government… among others.

Their scams are getting more sophisticated and harder to spot.

The good news is that we are here to help!

Our team of experts will share real-world examples and provide practical advice to help you avoid being a target.

After this 30-minute webinar, you’ll have information that will help you to:

  • Recognize common scams (with real-world examples!)
  • Protect your personal information
  • Safeguard your financial accounts
  • Take action if you think you’ve been scammed


  • Himank Bhatia, Certified Credit Counsellor, Credit Canada
  • Richard Haggins, Sr. Education Facilitator, Credit Canada

Sponsored by the Canadian Bankers Association.




If you have questions about building your financial foundation in Canada or need help managing your debt, our certified credit counsellors are available to review your specific situation one-on-one. Contact us now.

Watch the On-Demand Webinar