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.

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 Canadian …

The Best Canadian Blogs
November 2, 2010 – 7:30 am | Comments Off on The Best Canadian Blogs
The Best Canadian Blogs

We’re hon­ored that Canadian Living mag­a­zine has includ­ed Living Abroad in Canada on its list of “25 Great Canadian Blogs.”

Thanks!

It’s an eclec­tic list, rang­ing from invest­ment tips (Your Money) …