Relocating to Canada?
February 1, 2009 – 3:35 pm | Comments Off on Relocating to Canada?
Thinking about moving to Canada?
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What you need to know to live in, work in, or immigrate to Canada. Citizenship information, too.

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Changes in the U.S.-Canadian exchange rate could cost Vancouver $60 million
February 2, 2009 – 1:09 pm | Comments Off on Changes in the U.S.-Canadian exchange rate could cost Vancouver $60 million
Changes in the U.S.-Canadian exchange rate could cost Vancouver $60 million

If you’re mov­ing to Canada, why is it impor­tant to pay atten­tion to changes in the exchange rate between U.S. and Canadian dollars?

Because depend­ing on the way the cur­ren­cies are mov­ing, it can cost …

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 …