All about Canadian culture, from people and language to food, drink, books, music, and film

Daily Life

From health care and education, to local eating and shopping, to festivals and things to do, get the scoop on life in Canada

Housing, Jobs, & Money

Finding a home, working, saving, and investing in Canada – here’s how


What you need to know to live in, work in, or immigrate to Canada. Citizenship information, too.


Travel ideas and tips for visiting, touring, and deciding where to live in Canada.

Home » Archive by Tags

Articles tagged with: immigration

Passports required
March 20, 2009 – 10:32 am | Comments Off on Passports required
Passports required

This post is for any American cit­i­zens plan­ning to visit Canada after June 1 — whether you’ll be com­ing on vaca­tion or to scout out poten­tial places to live.

If you don’t already have a 

Americans in Toronto meetup Wednesday, March 11
March 9, 2009 – 4:19 pm | Comments Off on Americans in Toronto meetup Wednesday, March 11
Americans in Toronto meetup Wednesday, March 11

Attention: Americans liv­ing in Toronto

The Toronto Expat American Meetup Group has a hastily-​​organized get-​​together com­ing up this Wednesday. According to the group’s orga­nizer, “A pro­fes­sor from the USA is research­ing expats in Canada, …

Say “please,” please
March 6, 2009 – 11:47 am | Comments Off on Say “please,” please
Say “please,” please

Canadians have a rep­u­ta­tion for being nice.

But this week, a British Columbia man learned that nice­ness may not extend across the U.S. bor­der — or at least not across the bor­der cross­ing.…

Canada voted friendliest country for expats
February 24, 2009 – 11:56 am | Comments Off on Canada voted friendliest country for expats
Canada voted friendliest country for expats

Those of us who’ve made the move to Canada may already know this, but the 2008 Expat Experience sur­vey by HSBC International Bank found that “Canada is the friend­liest loca­tion for expats.”

Nearly …

Relocating to Canada?
February 1, 2009 – 3:35 pm | Comments Off on Relocating to Canada?
Relocating to Canada? Thinking about moving to Canada?
Just arrived and trying to figure out how to get settled?

You've come to the right place!

This website -- Living Abroad in Canada -- has all the information you need about living, working, going to school, or retiring in Canada.