Killarney vs. Kitsilano: Family friendly neighbourhoods of Vancouver

If you are moving to Vancouver with a family, one of the first things you'll need to do is decide on a neighbourhood. Like most Canadian cities, Vancouver consists of many different districts and quarters. Some parts of town are more suitable for hipsters and young professionals, and other neighbourhoods like Killarney and Kitsilano [...]

2019-05-17T07:57:47+00:00By |Vancouver|0 Comments

Corporate Housing in Canada

Every year, thousands of employees relocate to Canada to fill positions for international corporations. Some of those workers will stay permanently and may choose to buy a home or sign a long-term rental contract. But when you move to Canada to fill a temporary position, finding short-term accommodations will be an important priority. Many [...]

9 Green Stores in Montreal: Eco friendly shopping in French Canada

A cultural crossroads of North American, European and international immigrant lifestyles, Montreal really brings the whole world together in one vibrant city, on one dynamic island. So it's no surprise that Montrealers take global awareness seriously. Though they may not be quite as progressive as their West Coast compatriots in Vancouver, you can be [...]

What’s so great about living in Calgary?

As immigrants from around the world flock to Canada in record quantities, the greatest number (about 1/3 of them) are still settling in Toronto. Montreal and Vancouver also continue to attract legions of foreign workers, international students and immigrants of all kinds. Meanwhile, on the quiet plains of Alberta, Calgary is seeing the greatest [...]

2019-05-16T20:18:26+00:00By |Alberta, Calgary|0 Comments

6 Reasons to study in Canada: Higher learning in the land of moose and maples

There are some very good reasons for studying at a Canadian university, and the country is attracting students from around the world. Whether you’re looking for a quality education or a better quality of life, you can find it all in Canada. Here are 6 great reasons to come to Canada to study: 1. [...]

Don Mills: One of Toronto’s best neighbourhoods for families

Many describe Canada as nation of immigrants. And rightly so. In major cities like Toronto, nearly half the population was born outside of Canada. Equally, we can call Toronto a city of neighbourhoods. True enough. The city officially recognizes 140 designated neighbourhoods. Include the unofficial neighbourhoods, and the total rises to about 240. So [...]

Provincial Nominee Programs for Canadian Immigration

Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs) include some of the most popular paths to Canadian Immigration. Every province and territory, except for Nunavut and Quebec, offers its own distinct Provincial Nominee Programs to attract certain immigrants who are most desirable for the economy and labour market of that region. Quebec has a different system for selecting its immigrants. [...]

Gay Rights and Transgender Issues in Canada: A culture of openness

If America was a rowdy house party, then Canada would be the friendly neighbor next door who doesn't bother to call the police and file a noise complaint. Famously easy-going, the Canadians have a well-deserved reputation for being kind, courteous and open-minded. We see this in their attitudes towards immigration, minorities and environmental protection.Canadian policies [...]

11 Green Stores in Vancouver: Earth friendly shopping

Why are there so many health food stores and eco-boutiques in Vancouver? Well, if you know anything about North American geopolitics, then you probably know that the West Coast is sometimes referred to as the Left Coast. That's because the Pacific Coast is teeming with vegetarians, yogis, chiropractors, transvestites and tree huggers. OK, maybe [...]

Moving to Canada as a Student: How, why and where

If you're thinking of moving to Canada as a student, it's probably a brilliant idea. The international experience you can gain by studying abroad will bring you a lifetime of rewards. Among western nations, Canada has some of the most inviting immigration programs you will ever find. And as a student in Canada, will [...]

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