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

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Shopping in Canada, or Why US expats miss Target
January 24, 2011 – 10:34 am | 4 Comments
Shopping in Canada, or Why US expats miss Target

Did you hear that chee­ring sound ? That was the Ame­ri­can expat com­mu­ni­ty in Cana­da gree­ting the news that U.S. retai­ler Tar­get is ente­ring the Cana­dian mar­ket.

Tar­get is pur­cha­sing most of HBC’s Zel­lers chain, and …

Moving to Canada in 2011 ?
January 3, 2011 – 9:57 am | 9 Comments
Moving to Canada in 2011 ?

What’s on your list of New Year’s reso­lu­tions this year ?

Is « Move to Cana­da » at the top of your list ?

If you’ve been thin­king about relo­ca­ting to Cana­da, you’ve come to the righ­t place.

We’ve got …

Vancouver real estate : Just for fun…
December 12, 2010 – 8:55 am | Comments Off on Vancouver real estate : Just for fun…
Vancouver real estate : Just for fun…

This week, we’ve been repor­ting on the Van­cou­ver real estate mar­ket with our posts « Van­cou­ver real estate : Bubble or not ? » and « Want to live in Van­cou­ver ? Here’s how. »

We don’t mean to …

Want to live in Vancouver ? Here’s how
December 8, 2010 – 8:55 pm | 2 Comments
Want to live in Vancouver ? Here’s how

We recent­ly pos­ted about Van­cou­ver’s esca­la­ting hou­sing prices and the num­ber of people moving to Van­cou­ver for the « life­style » rather than for work.

But if it’s a job – rather than a search for invest­ment pro­per­ty …

Vancouver real estate : Bubble or not ?
December 6, 2010 – 1:58 pm | 2 Comments
Vancouver real estate : Bubble or not ?

Anyone who’s been thin­king about relo­ca­ting to Van­cou­ver – or anyone trying to find a place to live in B.C.“s lar­gest city – can’t help but won­der about local real estate prices.

The cur­rent ave­rage