Relocating to Canada?
February 1, 2009 – 3:35 pm | Comments Off on Relocating to Canada?
Thinking about moving to Canada?
Just arrived and trying to figure out how to get settled?

You've come to the right place!

This website -- Living Abroad in Canada -- has all the information you need about living, working, going to school, or retiring in Canada.

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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.

Living in Quebec City: More resources
November 17, 2010 – 11:02 am | Comments Off on Living in Quebec City: More resources
Living in Quebec City: More resources

Are you think­ing about relo­cat­ing to Quebec City? Have you recently moved there?

Then check out our Living Abroad in Canada: Quebec City page.

It includes a long list of resources about jobs,

Want to live in Canada? Canada wants you!
November 15, 2010 – 10:50 am | 5 Comments
Want to live in Canada? Canada wants you!

While many coun­tries are try­ing to limit immi­gra­tion, Canada is wel­com­ing new­com­ers.

That’s accord­ing to this intrigu­ing New York Times arti­cle: “Defying Trend, Canada Lures More Migrants:”

…Rancorous debates over immi­gra­tion have …

It’s Remembrance Day, and Canadians are wearing poppies
November 11, 2010 – 1:05 am | One Comment
It’s Remembrance Day, and Canadians are wearing poppies

November 11 is Remembrance Day in Canada.

Last year, we blogged about “Why is every­one wear­ing pop­pies?” to explain Canada’s Remembrance Day traditions:

A national pub­lic hol­i­day, Remembrance Day is cel­e­brated at the …

Speaking Canadian: But do you speak Ottawan?
November 8, 2010 – 11:26 am | 4 Comments
Speaking Canadian: But do you speak Ottawan?

Most Americans, Brits, Australians, or other English-​​speakers who move to Canada assume that they’ll be able to under­stand Canadian English.

In fact, before we relo­cated to Canada from the U.S., it didn’t occur to me …

Canadian real estate: The cost of buying a home now
November 5, 2010 – 7:04 am | 4 Comments
Canadian real estate: The cost of buying a home now

How much does it cost to buy a home in Canada?

It depends on where you want to live.

The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) reg­u­larly pub­lishes sta­tis­tics about real estate prices in major …