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Best Places to Live: Canada’s Top 10 Cities (2013)
May 8, 2013 – 3:21 pm | Comments Off on Best Places to Live: Canada’s Top 10 Cities (2013)
Best Places to Live: Canada’s Top 10 Cities (2013)

Every year, Moneysense rates Canada’s Best Places to Live, weigh­ing fac­tors as diverse as weath­er, incomes and tax­es, job prospects, access to health care, home afford­abil­i­ty, crime rates, and over­all lifestyle, includ­ing the per­cent­age of …

Top 10 Places to Retire in Canada (2013)
April 15, 2013 – 10:20 am | Comments Off on Top 10 Places to Retire in Canada (2013)
Top 10 Places to Retire in Canada (2013)

When you’re think­ing about where to retire, are you think­ing about Canada?

Canada may not come to mind as read­i­ly as, say, Mexico, Costa Rica, or the south of France, but plen­ty of peo­ple do

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 estate …

Are You Smarter than a 10th Grader (about Canada)? Take this Quiz!
November 1, 2012 – 6:43 am | Comments Off on Are You Smarter than a 10th Grader (about Canada)? Take this Quiz!
Are You Smarter than a 10th Grader (about Canada)? Take this Quiz!

Do you know enough about Canadian his­to­ry and gov­ern­ment to pass the Canadian cit­i­zen­ship test?

Or are you (at least) smarter than the aver­age Canadian 10th grader?

A group of Grade 10 stu­dents recent­ly chal­lenged two …