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Considering Immigration to Canada ? Here are the Best Places for New Immigrants to Live
May 12, 2013 – 12:26 pm | Comments Off on Considering Immigration to Canada ? Here are the Best Places for New Immigrants to Live
Considering Immigration to Canada ? Here are the Best Places for New Immigrants to Live

We recent­ly repor­ted on the Money­sense annual ran­king of Best Places to Live in Cana­da. As part of this year’s sur­vey, the publi­ca­tion also ran­ked Cana­da’s Best Places for New Immi­grants.

Six of the top …

Best Places to Live : Canada’s Top 10 Cities (2013)
May 8, 2013 – 3:21 pm | Comments Off on Best Places to Live : Canada’s Top 10 Cities (2013)
Best Places to Live : Canada’s Top 10 Cities (2013)

Eve­ry year, Money­sense rates Cana­da’s Best Places to Live, wei­ghing fac­tors as diverse as wea­ther, incomes and taxes, job pros­pects, access to health care, home affor­da­bi­li­ty, crime rates, and ove­rall life­style, inclu­ding the per­cen­tage of …

The 10 Cheapest Cities to Buy a Home in Canada
December 6, 2012 – 8:02 am | Comments Off on The 10 Cheapest Cities to Buy a Home in Canada
The 10 Cheapest Cities to Buy a Home in Canada

If you want to buy a four-bedroom, two-bathroom house, the chea­pest city in Cana­da is Wind­sor, Onta­rio, where your « dream home » will cost an ave­rage of $170,991.

But if you’d rather set­tle in Van­cou­ver, …

Canada Real Estate : The Cost of Buying a Home
November 19, 2012 – 5:43 am | One Comment
Canada Real Estate : The Cost of Buying a Home

How much does it cost to buy a home in Cana­da ? And where are the chea­pest cities for housing ?

The Cana­da Mort­gage and Hou­sing Cor­po­ra­tion (CMHC) recent­ly relea­sed their fourth quar­ter 2012 report on real …

New Opportunities for Immigrant Entrepreneurs in Canada
November 8, 2012 – 6:49 am | Comments Off on New Opportunities for Immigrant Entrepreneurs in Canada
New Opportunities for Immigrant Entrepreneurs in Canada

The­re’s been lots of good news for Cana­dian entre­pre­neurs, par­ti­cu­lar­ly for immi­grants and poten­tial immi­grants who want to start busi­nesses in Cana­da or work in the coun­try’s tech­no­lo­gy sector.

But immi­gra­tion poli­cies are in …