Relocating to Canada ?
February 1, 2009 – 3:35 pm | Comments Off on Relocating to Canada ?
Thinking about moving to Canada?
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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 on …

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 – …

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 staff