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?

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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.

Top 3 things to know about Canadian health care
February 5, 2010 – 7:20 am | One Comment
Top 3 things to know about Canadian health care

A major ben­e­fit of liv­ing in Canada is access to the coun­try’s gen­er­al­ly well-regard­ed health care sys­tem.

Yet one of the chal­lenges for new­com­ers relo­cat­ing to Canada is find­ing your way through the health care …

Groundhog Wiarton Willie predicts winter’s still here
February 3, 2010 – 7:30 am | Comments Off on Groundhog Wiarton Willie predicts winter’s still here
Groundhog Wiarton Willie predicts winter’s still here

Groundhog Day may not be an offi­cial hol­i­day in Canada, but the coun­try does have sev­er­al ground­hogs who fore­cast the weath­er every year on February 2nd.

According to leg­end, if the ground­hog sees his shad­ow …

Real estate still hot job market in Canada
February 1, 2010 – 7:15 am | 5 Comments
Real estate still hot job market in Canada

Looking for work in Canada? Real estate is still hot — and offer­ing plen­ty of job oppor­tu­ni­ties.

The Ottawa Citizen recent­ly report­ed that:

Nationally, employ­ment in real estate was up by 71,000 or a whop­ping

Globe & Mail says “American ignorance extends to Montreal smoked meat”
January 29, 2010 – 7:05 am | Comments Off on Globe & Mail says “American ignorance extends to Montreal smoked meat”
Globe & Mail says “American ignorance extends to Montreal smoked meat”

The Canadian media seems to take a per­verse pride in point­ing out how Americans are igno­rant of, or at least obliv­i­ous to, Canadian cul­ture.

A recent video fea­ture in the Globe & Mail — “American igno­rance

Vancouver 2010: Winter Olympics’ jobs still available
January 27, 2010 – 7:40 am | Comments Off on Vancouver 2010: Winter Olympics’ jobs still available
Vancouver 2010: Winter Olympics’ jobs still available

If you’re hop­ing to find work in Vancouver dur­ing the upcom­ing Winter Olympic Games, which run from February 12 — 28, it’s not too late.

Many tourism and hos­pi­tal­i­ty busi­ness­es are still look­ing for