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Best Places to Live: Canada’s Top 10 Cities (2013)
May 8, 2013 – 3:21 pm | Comments Off on Best Places to Live: Canada’s Top 10 Cities (2013)
Best Places to Live: Canada’s Top 10 Cities (2013)

Every year, Moneysense rates Canada’s Best Places to Live, weigh­ing fac­tors as diverse as weath­er, incomes and tax­es, job prospects, access to health care, home afford­abil­i­ty, crime rates, and over­all lifestyle, includ­ing the per­cent­age of …

The 10 Cheapest Cities to Buy a Home in Canada
December 6, 2012 – 8:02 am | Comments Off on The 10 Cheapest Cities to Buy a Home in Canada
The 10 Cheapest Cities to Buy a Home in Canada

If you want to buy a four-bed­room, two-bath­room house, the cheap­est city in Canada is Windsor, Ontario, where your “dream home” will cost an aver­age of $170,991.

But if you’d rather set­tle in Vancouver, which …

Canada Real Estate: The Cost of Buying a Home
November 19, 2012 – 5:43 am | One Comment
Canada Real Estate: The Cost of Buying a Home

How much does it cost to buy a home in Canada? And where are the cheap­est cities for housing?

The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) recent­ly released their fourth quar­ter 2012 report on real estate …

New Opportunities for Immigrant Entrepreneurs in Canada
November 8, 2012 – 6:49 am | Comments Off on New Opportunities for Immigrant Entrepreneurs in Canada
New Opportunities for Immigrant Entrepreneurs in Canada

There’s been lots of good news for Canadian entre­pre­neurs, par­tic­u­lar­ly for immi­grants and poten­tial immi­grants who want to start busi­ness­es in Canada or work in the coun­try’s tech­nol­o­gy sector.

But immi­gra­tion poli­cies are in …

Canada’s Top Employers for 2013
October 24, 2012 – 7:19 am | Comments Off on Canada’s Top Employers for 2013
Canada’s Top Employers for 2013

If you’re look­ing for work in Canada, you might want to look at one of these lists — two dif­fer­ent takes on Canada’s top employ­ers.

The Globe & Mail recent­ly released its picks for Canada’s