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Update: Dialing while driving in Canada
January 15, 2010 – 7:05 am | Comments Off on Update: Dialing while driving in Canada
Update: Dialing while driving in Canada

Drivers in British Columbia and Saskatchewan are no longer allowed to use hand-​​held cell phones while dri­ving.

Both provinces enacted new laws — effec­tive January 1, 2010 — that sharply restrict dri­vers’ use of …

Canada targets skilled workers from the U.S.
November 13, 2009 – 7:25 am | Comments Off on Canada targets skilled workers from the U.S.
Canada targets skilled workers from the U.S.

Is Canada “steal­ing tal­ent from Uncle Sam?”

According to a recent Maclean’s article:

Each year, a wave of foreign-​​born employ­ees in the U.S. exhausts the sixth and final year of work visas known as H-​​1Bs—doc­u­ments …

Dialing while driving in Canada
November 9, 2009 – 7:00 am | Comments Off on Dialing while driving in Canada
Dialing while driving in Canada

Ontario became the lat­est Canadian province to ban the use of hand-​​held cell phones while dri­ving.

Ontario’s new dis­tracted dri­ving law, which took effect October 26, 2009, pro­hibits dri­vers from using any hand-​​held wire­less com­mu­ni­ca­tion  …

Canada: One of the world’s 10 most peaceful nations
November 2, 2009 – 9:00 am | Comments Off on Canada: One of the world’s 10 most peaceful nations
Canada: One of the world’s 10 most peaceful nations

Why move to Canada?

Among the many rea­sons — uni­ver­sal health care, job oppor­tu­ni­ties, and the nat­ural envi­ron­ment, to cite just a few — is that the coun­try is one of the world’s most peace­ful …

Frugal Traveler eats Vancouver
September 25, 2009 – 7:50 am | Comments Off on Frugal Traveler eats Vancouver
Frugal Traveler eats Vancouver

If you’re relo­cat­ing to Vancouver, know­ing where to get cheap chow is essen­tial intelligence.

The New York Times’ Frugal Traveler recently turned its cheap-​​eating lens on Vancouver’s Asian-​​fusion fare, with this col­umn, “Asian …