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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


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


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Canada immigration news roundup
June 17, 2011 – 1:31 pm | Comments Off on Canada immigration news roundup
Canada immigration news roundup

Here’s a roun­dup of recent news about Cana­da immi­gra­tion, relo­ca­tion, and other topics of inter­est to new Cana­dians :

More than one-third of affluent Cana­dians were born out­side the coun­try : In « Boots­trap­ping the Good …

Best Places to Live : Canada’s Top 10 Cities (2011)
April 28, 2011 – 2:40 pm | 11 Comments
Best Places to Live : Canada’s Top 10 Cities (2011)

Where are the best places to live in Canada ?

Eve­ry year, Money­Sense maga­zine weighs in on the best-places-to-live ques­tion, and this year was no exception.

The Money­Sense 2011 Best Places to Live sur­vey rated 180 …

Jobs in Canada – That’s what you want
April 1, 2011 – 2:45 am | One Comment
Jobs in Canada – That’s what you want

Thanks to those of you who par­ti­ci­pa­ted in our recent poll which asked what type of infor­ma­tion about immi­gra­ting to Cana­da was most dif­fi­cult to get.

And the ans­wer ? Jobs.

Near­ly 40 percent of our rea­ders said …

Happy Family Day, Islander Day, Louis Riel Day…
February 17, 2011 – 5:51 pm | 2 Comments
Happy Family Day, Islander Day, Louis Riel Day…

In the U.S., the third Mon­day in Februa­ry is a natio­nal holi­day. Washing­ton’s Bir­th­day (often cele­bra­ted as Pre­si­dents” Day) honors George Washing­ton, the first Ame­ri­can president.

If you live in Onta­rio, Alber­ta, Sas­kat­che­wan, Prince Edward

Why Canadians fly from US airports
January 30, 2011 – 10:56 am | 3 Comments
Why Canadians fly from US airports

If you’re living in Cana­da and plan­ning a trip out­side the coun­try, do you consi­der flying from an air­port in the Uni­ted States ?

If so, you’re not alone.

A recent Globe & Mail article, « An omi­nous …