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Buying a house? Canada’s 6 cheapest cities
May 20, 2010 – 2:40 pm | One Comment
Buying a house? Canada’s 6 cheapest cities

Forbes recently ranked The Cheapest Canadian Cities To Buy A House, and the winner?

It’s cer­tainly not Vancouver, which posted the largest price increase of Canada’s major mar­kets in the first quar­ter of 2010.

And …

500,000 new residents came to Canada in 2009
May 17, 2010 – 10:48 pm | One Comment
500,000 new residents came to Canada in 2009

If you’re new to Canada or if you’re think­ing of set­tling here, you’re not alone.

More than half a mil­lion new­com­ers – per­ma­nent res­i­dents, tem­po­rary work­ers, and for­eign stu­dents – came to live in Canada

Best places to live: Canada’s Top 10 cities
May 6, 2010 – 9:01 am | 7 Comments
Best places to live: Canada’s Top 10 cities

Most new­com­ers to Canada set­tle in the country’s largest urban areas: Toronto, Vancouver, and Montreal.

Yet accord­ing to the MoneySense 2010 Best Places to Live survey — which rated 179 Canadian cities and towns …

Business in Vancouver: Can the city attract top talent?
May 3, 2010 – 7:05 am | Comments Off on Business in Vancouver: Can the city attract top talent?
Business in Vancouver: Can the city attract top talent?

Vancouver-​​based social media exec Rochelle Grayson — an expat who’s lived in Germany and the U.S. as well as in Canada — recently blogged about what she called “Vancouver’s Challenging Business Environment.”

She …

New to Toronto? Here’s your first stop
April 21, 2010 – 7:05 am | Comments Off on New to Toronto? Here’s your first stop
New to Toronto? Here’s your first stop

If you’re think­ing of immi­grat­ing to Toronto, or if you’ve recently arrived, a great resource is the City of Toronto Immigration & Settlement Portal.

It can help you with ques­tions large and …