Where to get alcohol in Montreal

If you haven't been in Montreal long, you're probably still learning your way around the city. Some things obviously work differently here in French Canada. One of the unusual local policies concerns when and where you can buy or consume alcohol. Whether it's been an especially difficult week or perhaps a day worth celebrating, [...]

2020-08-07T10:21:20+00:00By |0 Comments

Learning French in Montreal

A dynamic, cosmopolitan city with so much going for it, tourists and immigrants flock to Montreal from all over the world. But not everyone understands the importance of the French language in this North America city. In fact, French is the official language for business, government and education in Montreal and throughout the Province [...]

2020-07-16T10:34:36+00:00By |0 Comments

Canada welcomes immigrants from Hong Kong

Following the passage of the Hong Kong national security law by the Chinese Communist Party in June 2020, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau joined other world leaders in denouncing the Chinese government's act of aggression. Even as Beijing accused Canada of interference and threatened to retaliate, Trudeau has maintained a position of strong support [...]

2020-07-09T07:12:58+00:00By |0 Comments

Moving to Canada during COVID-19

Like many nations, Canada has implemented some very strict travels regulations in order to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic. While entering the country has grown more difficult, the IRCC (Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada) is still accepting and processing applications for immigrants. But for those foreigners whose visas, study permits or work permits have [...]

2020-07-06T13:35:54+00:00By |0 Comments

Do you need the IELTS to move to Canada?

Moving to Canada is a major life decision and an international leap that involves many smaller steps. For non-native speakers of English, one of those steps is a going to be a language test through the International English Language Testing System, or IELTS. Do you need to speak English to move to Canada? The [...]

2020-07-01T09:16:06+00:00By |0 Comments

11 Strange facts about the Montreal Metro stations

In a city the size of Montreal, with nearly 2 million residents and more than 10 million tourists passing through every year, an effective public transportation network is essential. And the Montreal Metro system gets the job done. More than just a utility service that moves a million people a day from point A [...]

2020-06-19T18:05:41+00:00By |0 Comments

Canada begins to reopen after Covid-19

After several weeks of unprecedented disruption to society, Canada has slowly begun to ease the COVID-19 shutdown that went into effect in mid-March of this year. The stages of reopening vary across different regions and provinces of Canada, and attitudes are mixed between residents, business owners and healthcare workers. The government has also taken [...]

2020-06-13T10:23:47+00:00By |0 Comments

Canadian Immigration Policy in the Age of Covid-19

With the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic turning society upside-down, everything is now suspended in uncertainty. And that includes Canadian immigration policy. Because of its low population density and remote geographic location, Canada often enjoys some insulation from the greater worries of the world. But the coronavirus is an invisible assassin who knows no boundaries. So [...]

2020-04-15T21:22:39+00:00By |0 Comments

Northern Ontario experiences shortage of doctors for Covid-19

As Northern Ontario experiences a shortage of doctors to treat the rapidly spreading Covid-19 coronavirus, the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO) is granting Supervised Short-Duration Certificates to medical students who have yet to obtain a Canadian medical residency position. International medical graduates who have already passed the exam to practice medicine in [...]

2020-04-11T22:12:20+00:00By |0 Comments
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