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.

Taking Labo(u)r Day off
September 7, 2009 – 7:00 am | Comments Off on Taking Labo(u)r Day off
Taking Labo(u)r Day off

Today is Labour Day in Cana­da. Banks, post offices, govern­ment offices, schools, and many busi­nesses across the coun­try are clo­sed today.

Cele­bra­ted annual­ly on the first Mon­day in Sep­tem­ber, Labour Day is essen­tial­ly the same …

Professors” pay in Canada
September 4, 2009 – 8:00 am | Comments Off on Professors” pay in Canada
Professors” pay in Canada

How much money do pro­fes­sors earn at Cana­dian universities ? 

If you’re consi­de­ring an aca­de­mic job in Cana­da, have a look at Sta­tis­tics Cana­da’s report on « Sala­ries and Sala­ry Scales of Full-time Tea­ching Staff at Cana­dian …

How far does your money go in Toronto ?
September 2, 2009 – 8:27 am | Comments Off on How far does your money go in Toronto ?
How far does your money go in Toronto ?

If you’ll be living and wor­king in Toron­to, how far will your money go ?

Or in more prac­ti­cal terms, how long do you have to work to earn a Big Mac ?

Toron­to’s pur­cha­sing power is tops among

Canada redesigns the permanent resident card
August 31, 2009 – 7:26 am | Comments Off on Canada redesigns the permanent resident card
Canada redesigns the permanent resident card

Cana­da has rede­si­gned its per­ma­nent resident card, the wal­let-sized plas­tic card that pro­vides proof of per­ma­nent resident sta­tus.

Accor­ding to an announ­ce­ment from Citi­zen­ship and Immi­gra­tion Cana­da, the card was rede­si­gned to add seve­ral …

Transitions Abroad reviews Living Abroad in Canada
August 28, 2009 – 7:30 am | Comments Off on Transitions Abroad reviews Living Abroad in Canada
Transitions Abroad reviews Living Abroad in Canada

Tran­si­tions Abroad maga­zine has revie­wed my book, Living Abroad in Cana­da !

And they recom­mend it :

For anyone inter­es­ted in living in Cana­da, “Living Abroad in Cana­da” is a well-resear­ched and prac­ti­cal com­pa­nion that