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More American expats give up their citizenship
April 28, 2010 – 7:15 am | 7 Comments
More American expats give up their citizenship

From the New York Times :

Amid moun­ting frus­tra­tion over taxa­tion and ban­king pro­blems, small but gro­wing num­bers of over­seas Ame­ri­cans are taking the weigh­ty step of renoun­cing their citi­zen­ship.

Why ? « …Frus­tra­tions over

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 …

Want to live in Montreal ? Here’s help for new home buyers
April 2, 2010 – 7:00 am | Comments Off on Want to live in Montreal ? Here’s help for new home buyers
Want to live in Montreal ? Here’s help for new home buyers

The city of Mon­treal has laun­ched a new HomeOw­ner­ship pro­gram, desi­gned to help home buyers – par­ti­cu­lar­ly fami­lies with children.

Fami­lies with at least one child who pur­chase a new­ly-built home – a three-bedroom …

Canadian postal rates rise
January 13, 2010 – 7:05 am | Comments Off on Canadian postal rates rise
Canadian postal rates rise

Sen­ding a let­ter in Cana­da this week ?

You may need to buy new stamps, since Cana­da Post just rai­sed the pos­tal rates.

And if you’re new to Cana­da, you may be sur­pri­sed to learn that …

Recycling your car in Canada
November 16, 2009 – 8:20 am | Comments Off on Recycling your car in Canada
Recycling your car in Canada

Where do Cana­dian cars go to die ?

No, it’s not the setup for a joke. When your old car has lived out its use­ful life, a green choice is to send it to Canada’s “Car Hea­ven.”