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) …