Culture

All about Canadian culture, from people and language to food, drink, books, music, and film

Daily Life

From health care and education, to local eating and shopping, to festivals and things to do, get the scoop on life in Canada

Housing, Jobs, & Money

Finding a home, working, saving, and investing in Canada – here’s how

Immigration

What you need to know to live in, work in, or immigrate to Canada. Citizenship information, too.

Travel

Travel ideas and tips for visiting, touring, and deciding where to live in Canada.

Home » Archive by Category

Articles in Housing, Jobs, & Money

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

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 …

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