From Montréal to New York

If you are settled in Montréal and are looking for a fun-filled weekend away with friends or family, New York is the perfect city break destination. The ‘Big Apple’ is bursting with life and energy; with its vibrant history and myriad cultures interwoven throughout the city there will always be new areas to explore, [...]

Skydiving and free-fall simulator in Montréal

Once you have taken the huge step of moving into a new country like Canada, you are ready for all kinds of adventures! And what's more exciting than skydiving? Gather all your courage and jump! There are two skydiving schools near Montréal: Nouvelair and Parachute Montréal. Both offer approximately the same services in a [...]

10 things to do in Montréal

Is it your first stay in Montréal? There are so many things to do in Montréal, so here is a short list of some places that you must see! Vieux-Montréal: The Vieux-Montréal is a historic district bordered by the impressive Saint Lawrence River. There are several important public places like the park Champ-de-Mars, Place [...]

Understanding Canada’s eTA

Are you travelling to Canada for business or pleasure? Lucky you! But before you pack your bags and board the plane, there’s a Canadian travel requirement you should be aware of. As of March 15, 2016, visa-exempt foreign nationals flying to or through Canada, including those who hold a work permit but are visa-exempt, [...]

International driving permit

Once you are well settled in your new home in Canada you may want to discover a little bit more of the country and the American continent. With your Québec driving license, you can drive in almost every other country but some may also ask for an international driving permit. You don't have to [...]

Vancouver goes green

After the Winter Olympic Games were held in Vancouver in 2010, Vancouver set a new goal for itself for 2011-2020: Becoming the greenest city in the world ever! Located between the Rocky Mountains and the Pacific Ocean, Vancouver is surrounded by nature. However, due to urbanization, climate change and population growth, the city had [...]

A weekend getaway in a cottage in Québec

One of the most typical things to do when you live in Canada is to leave for a weekend in a cottage in Québec or the Great Lakes region to discover the natural beauty of the country. As the landscapes change with the seasons, you can go any time of the year. There are many [...]

Vancouver Aquarium

One of the most emblematic things to visit in British Columbia is the Vancouver Aquarium. If you have kids and settle in Vancouver or simply pass by the city to visit, this is a must see! It is the biggest in Canada, and was the first aquarium ever opened in Canada. At first, it [...]

FIFA Women World Cup 2015 in Canada

Every four years, the FIFA Women's World Cup takes place, and in 2015, the competition was hosted by our beautiful country, Canada! Soccer is a very popular sport all around the world and particularly in Europe, but mostly for men. Women’s soccer is more common in North America than in Europe, but is gaining [...]

International Experience Canada: Working Holiday Visa

Are you a young adult who wants to spend a couple of years discovering a new country, travelling, working temporarily and gaining new and exciting life experiences in Canada? If you are between the 18 and 35 years old (30 years old for some nationalities) and are citizens of France, Switzerland, Australia and other [...]

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