Inform your Transferees About Worker’s Rights in Canada

Every country has its own set of employee rights and standards. While each strives to ensure the safety and fairness in the workplace, subtle differences could create issues for your transferees - especially if they aren't aware of Canada's specific laws and guaranteed rights. A smooth relocation means helping transferees understand worker's rights in Canada. If [...]

2018-10-15T09:07:42+00:00By |HR Solutions|0 Comments

Helping your Employees Relocate with Kids

Your relocating employees have a lot on their minds, and it's safe to say that dealing with the emotions and concerns of children who are relocating with them doesn't make a big move any easier. Even small moves across town can be hard on kids, but overseas moves mean kids will both isolated from [...]

2018-10-09T08:57:00+00:00By |News|0 Comments

Vancouverism: Different neighbourhoods of Vancouver

Vancouver’s position on the Burrard Peninsula — bordered by the Fraser River to the south, Burrard Inlet to the north, and the Pacific Ocean to the West — gives the city a uniquely scenic but also well confined geographical setting. And on this urban peninsula, you will find 23 different neighbourhoods of Vancouver, at [...]

Another relocation solution: the International Schools Database

Finding the right school for your kids can be tricky. Finding the right school for your kids in a new city or a foreign country can be frustrating, confusing, and exasperating. For the last two decades, we here at ARIANNE Relocation have helped thousands of families manage this challenging process of researching, comparing and deciding. [...]

2018-09-28T10:00:32+00:00By |Education|0 Comments

5-à-7 in Québec

The working and social culture here in Canada may be different to what you're used to, and there are a lot of things to know about it. One cornerstone of Québec working life is the “5-à-7”, which you will be sure to want to find out more about! After a long day at work, [...]

Why You Should Conduct a Relocation Pre-Decision Assessment

International relocation is here to stay. Companies opt to relocate employees to gain competitive advantages, like expanding foreign markets, training employees on international trade, and improve relationships with foreign clients, and share technical and managerial expertise. But these benefits can quickly be undone if costly employee relocations fail. Initially, your employees may be excited [...]

2018-09-20T10:16:01+00:00By |HR Solutions, Immigration|0 Comments

The Blue Road or La Route Bleue, Montréal

The Blue Road (La Route Bleue du Grand Montréal), also known as St Lawrence water trail (sentier maritime du Saint-Laurent), is specific to the island of Montréal; it allows people to travel on the St Lawrence river with kayaks and canoes. You will discover a new side to Montréal, landscapes and a natural environment [...]

Sports in Canada

When you think of Canada, you may think about the cultural proximity with the US, the freezing cold but also about sports. Sport is an integral part of Canadian culture. The major sports in Canada are similar to those of the US, but with a bit of a Canadian twist! Ice Hockey: The Canadian national [...]

Where to shop for specific products in Montréal, Québec

When you first arrive in Montréal, you may have some questions about what the best stores are to do your different types of shopping. You might have heard people mention SAQ, but don't know what they mean, or you may be wondering where to buy stationery. There are some shopping quirks specific to the [...]

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