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Six ways to avoid immigration scams
May 4, 2011 – 3:14 pm | 2 Comments
Six ways to avoid immigration scams

Looking for help with your immi­gra­tion paper­work? Watch out for peo­ple falsely claim­ing to be “Immigration Consultants.”

The gov­ern­ment of Canada has recently begun crack­ing down on scam­mers tar­get­ing poten­tial immigrants.

According to Citizenship and …

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 …

Canadian real estate: The cost of buying a home now
November 5, 2010 – 7:04 am | 4 Comments
Canadian real estate: The cost of buying a home now

How much does it cost to buy a home in Canada?

It depends on where you want to live.

The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) reg­u­larly pub­lishes sta­tis­tics about real estate prices in major …

Buying a house? Canada’s 6 cheapest cities
May 20, 2010 – 2:40 pm | One Comment
Buying a house? Canada’s 6 cheapest cities

Forbes recently ranked The Cheapest Canadian Cities To Buy A House, and the winner?

It’s cer­tainly not Vancouver, which posted the largest price increase of Canada’s major mar­kets in the first quar­ter of 2010.

And …

What the world is saying about Canada
February 24, 2010 – 7:15 am | Comments Off on What the world is saying about Canada
What the world is saying about Canada

With the world’s atten­tion focused on the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, com­men­ta­tors every­where are talk­ing about Canada — Canadian life and cul­ture, how Canada com­pares to the U.S., and more.

Here’s a sampling:

Forbes​.com