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

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

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

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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, …

Vancouver Ranks #1 in Quality of Living Among Cities in the Americas
December 4, 2012 – 3:39 pm | Comments Off on Vancouver Ranks #1 in Quality of Living Among Cities in the Americas
Vancouver Ranks #1 in Quality of Living Among Cities in the Americas

Cana­dian cities took four out of the top five spots among cities in the Ame­ri­cas in the 2012 Mer­cer Qua­li­ty of Living sur­vey, an annual assess­ment that com­pares the qua­li­ty of life in 221 urban …

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 …

Quality and Cost of Life in the US versus Canada
November 12, 2012 – 6:29 am | Comments Off on Quality and Cost of Life in the US versus Canada
Quality and Cost of Life in the US versus Canada

Is it chea­per to live in the U.S. or Cana­da ? And which coun­try offers a bet­ter qua­li­ty of life ?

A recent Inves­to­pia post, U.S. Or Cana­da : Which Coun­try Is Best To Call Home ?, consi­de­red a varie­ty …

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 …