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.

New social networking site for new immigrants
February 2, 2009 – 12:53 pm | One Comment
New social networking site for new immigrants

Immi­gra­tion lawyer David Cohen has laun­ched Loon Lounge, an online com­mu­ni­ty for new and recent immi­grants to Canada.

As the site says, it’s « a place to meet people and learn about life in Cana­da

Canada’s groundhogs predict six more weeks of winter
February 2, 2009 – 11:39 am | Comments Off on Canada’s groundhogs predict six more weeks of winter
Canada’s groundhogs predict six more weeks of winter

The U.S. may have Pun­x­su­taw­ney Phil, but Cana­da has its own group of ground­hogs who fore­cast the wea­ther eve­ry year on Februa­ry 2nd, other­wise known as Ground­hog Day.

The most famous may be Wiar­ton Willie, …

Vancouver real estate prices fall in 2008
February 1, 2009 – 3:28 pm | Comments Off on Vancouver real estate prices fall in 2008

« The record-brea­king real estate mar­ket cycle in Grea­ter Van­cou­ver, lon­ger than nor­mal at seven conse­cu­tive years, ended in 2008 amid­st glo­bal eco­no­mic challenges. »

That’s accor­ding to a report by the Real Estate Board of Grea­ter …