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Why Move to Victoria? It’s the Imagination Economy, Stupid
June 6, 2013 – 9:32 am | Comments Off on Why Move to Victoria? It’s the Imagination Economy, Stupid
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 a grow­ing …

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 …

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 …

Canada Plans to Launch Startup Visa for Immigrant Entrepreneurs in 2013
October 18, 2012 – 7:35 am | Comments Off on Canada Plans to Launch Startup Visa for Immigrant Entrepreneurs in 2013
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 is mov­ing …

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 …