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Why Move to Victoria? It’s the Imagination Economy, Stupid
June 6, 2013 – 9:32 am | No Comment
Why Move to Victoria? It’s the Imagination Economy, Stupid

British Columbia’s cap­i­tal city of Victoria used to be dubbed a des­ti­na­tion for the “newly wed and nearly dead.” Yes, it was — and still is — pop­u­lar among both new­ly­weds and retirees, but with …

Best Places to Live: Canada’s Top 10 Cities (2013)
May 8, 2013 – 3:21 pm | No Comment
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 …

New Opportunities for Immigrant Entrepreneurs in Canada
November 8, 2012 – 6:49 am | No Comment
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 …

Canada Plans to Launch Startup Visa for Immigrant Entrepreneurs in 2013
October 18, 2012 – 7:35 am | No Comment
Canada Plans to Launch Startup Visa for Immigrant Entrepreneurs in 2013

For some time, pro­pos­als have been cir­cu­lat­ing for a new “Startup Visa,” designed for new­com­ers who want to launch a busi­ness in Canada.

Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration Minister Jason Kenney recently announced that the government …

Cost of living in Canada: Canadian cities offer good value for expats
July 12, 2011 – 8:22 am | One Comment
Cost of living in Canada: Canadian cities offer good value for expats

Is it cheaper to live in Luanda, Angola or Toronto, Canada?

If you guessed Luanda, you’d be wrong.

According to the Mercer 2011 Cost of Living Survey, an annual rank­ing of more than 200 …