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Travels of a New Canadian: From Vancouver to Halifax by Train — with the Cultural Access Pass
July 24, 2013 – 10:06 pm | Comments Off on Travels of a New Canadian: From Vancouver to Halifax by Train — with the Cultural Access Pass
Travels of a New Canadian: From Vancouver to Halifax by Train — with the Cultural Access Pass

Did you ever eat a nun’s fart? Walk on a glac­i­er? Explore an urban nation­al park?

Have you sam­pled shmoo torte? Taste-test­ed bagels or per­o­gies? Snacked on Kouign-Amann?

Have you gone about your dai­ly busi­ness — as …

Best Places to Live: Canada’s Top 10 Cities (2012)
July 23, 2012 – 7:15 pm | One Comment
Best Places to Live: Canada’s Top 10 Cities (2012)

Where are the best places to live in Canada?

The MoneySense 2012 Best Places to Live sur­vey rat­ed 190 Canadian com­mu­ni­ties with at least 10,000 res­i­dents, com­par­ing 22 dif­fer­ent fac­tors such as weath­er, incomes and …

Best Places to Live: Canada’s Top 10 Cities (2011)
April 28, 2011 – 2:40 pm | 11 Comments
Best Places to Live: Canada’s Top 10 Cities (2011)

Where are the best places to live in Canada?

Every year, MoneySense mag­a­zine weighs in on the best-places-to-live ques­tion, and this year was no excep­tion.

The MoneySense 2011 Best Places to Live sur­vey rat­ed 180 …

Why Canadians fly from US airports
January 30, 2011 – 10:56 am | 3 Comments
Why Canadians fly from US airports

If you’re liv­ing in Canada and plan­ning a trip out­side the coun­try, do you con­sid­er fly­ing from an air­port in the United States?

If so, you’re not alone.

A recent Globe & Mail arti­cle, “An omi­nous flight …

Leave the crib at home
October 28, 2009 – 8:01 am | 2 Comments
Leave the crib at home

If you’re relo­cat­ing with small chil­dren, you’ve got to wor­ry about a lot of gear. Cribs. Car seats. Strollers. High chairs.

But if you’re liv­ing some­where tem­porar­i­ly or if you’ve arrived ahead of your mov­ing truck, …