Getting a driver’s licence in Québec

In Québec, like everywhere else, there are laws to follow if you want to drive. If you have just arrived in Québec from another country or province and already have a driver’s licence, you just need to exchange it at the SAAQ or pass an exam. For more information about the exchange, read our [...]

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, [...]

Your Edmonton Public Transportation Options

When you first arrive in Edmonton, you may not have a car of your own and will be relying on the city’s public transportation options. Although many people who live in Edmonton, especially those who live in the suburbs, think it unwise to live here without a vehicle, Edmonton public transportation is considered accessible, [...]

2018-06-01T11:23:14+00:00By |Alberta, Edmonton, News, Transport|

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 [...]

2018-06-10T14:42:09+00:00By |Ontario, Toronto, Transport|

Get To Know Montréal’s New AZUR Metro Cars

If you navigate Montréal via the STM metro, you may have caught a glimpse of a rare, shiny and new metro car whizzing through the tunnels. These are the first of the AZUR metro car trains that will soon be populating Montréal! The new state-of-the-art AZUR cars are replacing the current MR-63 cars, which have [...]

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 [...]

Car2Go: Car sharing in Canada

Car2go is a car sharing service offered in Montréal and other North American cities. In Canada, it is available in the cities of Montréal, Vancouver, Toronto and Calgary. The principle is the same as the BIXIs (for bike) but it is for cars, on self-service. Those cars are the Smart models, so it’s easy [...]

School Transportation in Montreal

Introducing David, our new blogger, who is writing this week about school transportation: welcome on board! You are certainly worried about letting your children go to school on their own, moreover in a city where you just moved and that you don’t know. What means of transport will they use? How much will it [...]

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