3 Ski Resorts Near Toronto for the Whole Family

‘If you want to go fast, go alone, if you want to go far, go together,’ says an African proverb. That’s especially true when it comes to sports. And we don’t necessarily mean group sports, like synchronized swimming or soccer. Even for individual sports, such as skiing or snowboarding, having a support group is [...]

Cheers to Canadian beers

A well-stocked Canadian fridge will always include the following things: back bacon, maple syrup, and most important of all, beer. That’s because beer has been synonymous with Canadian heritage since early Europeans settled here in the mid-17th century. And any festive holiday party, adult birthday party or sloppy company party will prove that Canada’s [...]

Public Transportation in Toronto

The TTC is the system of public transportation in Toronto. As the third largest transport system in North America, there is no doubt that you will easily be able to get to where you need to go. Fares for public transportation in Toronto: - Adult & Post-Secondary Student $3.25 - Senior/Student $2.10 - Child [...]

The Canadian History Museum

The Canadian History Museum (Musée canadien de l'histoire) is located in the Hull district of Gatineau, near to Ottawa. Formerly the Canadian Museum of Civilization, it is Canada's national museum of Canadian and world history and civilization, sharing richly diverse and colourful histories and cultures through a mixture of permanent, temporary and even virtual [...]

Economic context in Toronto

If you want to settle in Toronto to develop your professional skills, you will feel right at home! It is the economic engine of this country and has a population of about 6 million inhabitants. The economic area of Toronto is very strong and has historically shown consistent signs of growth. The Financial sector: [...]

Road Trips in Canada – Vancouver, Toronto, Calgary

Taking a road trip is always fun, particularly in Canada because the country is one of the biggest in the world with a huge array of amazing landscapes. Depending on where you live in Canada there are a number of legendary road trips to choose from. From Vancouver – The sea to sky highway [...]

University of Ottawa

University of Ottawa, as its name says, is the university of Ottawa City. It is the biggest bilingual university in North America with more than 40,000 students, and 450 different programs. Founded in 1848, it is also one of the oldest universities in Canada. At first, it was a Catholic school named College of [...]

Houses and apartments in Ottawa

If you want to buy or rent a house or apartment in Ottawa you have to pay attention to the price! The rental can be quite expensive, depending on where you want to live. Ottawa, as Canada’s capital city, offers a lot of living options and different price ranges. Needless to say that if [...]

Elementary and Secondary French-language schools in Ottawa

Relocating to a new city like Ottawa is already a complex process, but it can be made even more difficult if you're also looking into schools for your children. It can be especially challenging when you're looking for French-speaking schools in an English-speaking province. Across the province of Ontario there are 455 French-language schools, [...]

Health Insurance in Ontario: OHIP

When you relocate, knowing about the Ontario healthcare system is very important, as it will most likely be different from your home country. The government-run Ontario Health Insurance Plan, or OHIP, covers most basic and emergency medical services in, and outside of Ontario, provided they are needed for medical reasons. OHIP also permits healthcare [...]

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