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Happy Family Day, Islander Day, Louis Riel Day…
February 17, 2011 – 5:51 pm | 2 Comments
Happy Family Day, Islander Day, Louis Riel Day…

In the U.S., the third Mon­day in Februa­ry is a natio­nal holi­day. Washing­ton’s Bir­th­day (often cele­bra­ted as Pre­si­dents” Day) honors George Washing­ton, the first Ame­ri­can president.

If you live in Onta­rio, Alber­ta, Sas­kat­che­wan, Prince Edward

Get to know your city on a « Jane’s Walk » May 1–2
April 26, 2010 – 7:00 am | Comments Off on Get to know your city on a « Jane’s Walk » May 1–2
Get to know your city on a « Jane’s Walk » May 1–2

Put on your wal­king shoes !

If you’re new to Cana­da (or even if you’ve lived here for a while), here’s a chance to get acquain­ted with your home city and get some fresh air at the …

Toronto Meetups for American and British expats
April 19, 2010 – 5:00 am | One Comment
Toronto Meetups for American and British expats

Atten­tion Ame­ri­cans and Brits in Toron­to : it’s time to meet up with fel­low expats.

Both the Toron­to Expat Ame­ri­can Mee­tup Group and the Toron­to Expat Brit Mee­tup Group are hos­ting events this week.

Got your (U.S.) …

Meet fellow tech entrepreneurs at Startup Drinks
March 31, 2010 – 5:00 am | Comments Off on Meet fellow tech entrepreneurs at Startup Drinks
Meet fellow tech entrepreneurs at Startup Drinks

When you’re new in town, net­wor­king events become a life­line – for job contacts, busi­ness oppor­tu­ni­ties, and just making friends.

If you’re a high-tech entre­pre­neur in Cana­da, the­re’s a net­wor­king group just for you : Star­tup

Toronto British Expat Meetup
February 15, 2010 – 7:30 am | Comments Off on Toronto British Expat Meetup
Toronto British Expat Meetup

Des­pite all the focus on the 2010 Win­ter Olym­pic Games and what they might mean for poten­tial expats and visi­tors to Van­cou­ver (see our recent posts here, here, here, and here), we can still look …