Relocating to Canada?
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Vancouver 2010: Coming for the Olympics? Want to stay?
February 8, 2010 – 7:00 am | Comments Off on Vancouver 2010: Coming for the Olympics? Want to stay?
Vancouver 2010: Coming for the Olympics? Want to stay?

Thinking about relo­cat­ing to British Columbia?

Coming to Vancouver this month?

With thou­sands of vis­i­tors trav­el­ing to Vancouver for the 2010 Winter Olympics, the gov­ern­ment of British Columbia is hop­ing to use the Games to …

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 

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 — …