Canadian Women in the Workplace: 98% Equality

It's not uncommon for immigrants and transferees to experience a bit of culture shock when they come to Canada, especially if they're coming from a more distant land in Africa, Asia or the Middle East. Those arriving from countries like Pakistan and Saudi Arabia may be especially surprised by Canadian gender roles and the [...]

2019-09-08T20:41:52+00:00By |0 Comments

French and English neighbourhoods of Montréal

In the city of Montréal, and throughout the Province of Québec, the official language of commerce and administration is French. Ever wondered why they call it French Canada? But seriously, for all practical purposes, Montréal is a bilingual city, a melting pot of anglophones, francophones and a huge population of immigrants. Exploring the city, [...]

2019-09-09T10:27:48+00:00By |0 Comments

The Psychological Stages of Moving to Canada

Death in the family, divorce, and moving: Three of life's most stressful events. And if you're talking about moving to a foreign country, the stress and difficulty will increase exponentially. Even when you move to a place as peaceful and friendly as Canada, the relocation can be very challenging. And now the good news: [...]

2019-09-08T20:42:11+00:00By |0 Comments

Best Zero Waste Shops in Canada

This month Canada pledged to implement a ban on single-use plastics as part of an international mission to reduce the catastrophic levels of disposable plastic that are clogging the earth's oceans and waterways. But for those of us who can't wait for the legislation to go into effect in 2021, we've put together a [...]

2019-09-09T10:32:34+00:00By |0 Comments

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 [...]

2019-09-08T20:49:38+00:00By |0 Comments

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. [...]

2019-09-08T20:51:49+00:00By |0 Comments

10 Things About Calgary that You Might Not Know

Whether you’re new to the city, or you’ve spent your whole life here, these are 10 things about Calgary that you’re sure to find interesting. 1. According to Forbes. com, Calgary is the cleanest city in the world. This could be partly attributed to the city’s $300 fine for spitting in public. You might [...]

2019-09-08T20:57:40+00:00By |0 Comments

10 Things About Vancouver that You Might Not Know

Whether you’re new to the city, or you’ve spent your whole life here, these are ten things about Vancouver that you’re sure to find interesting. 1. Based on quality of living, Vancouver has been called the third most livable city in the world, after Melbourne and Vienna. The index considers 30 factors related to [...]

2019-09-08T20:58:04+00:00By |0 Comments

Where to live when moving to Canada

Moving to Canada might be the biggest decision of your life. And we'd like to think it's also the best decision of your life. Canada is an incredible country, filled with wonderful people, natural beauty, economic opportunity and political stability. But that doesn't mean moving there will be easy. You may encounter obstacles, and you [...]

2019-09-08T20:58:21+00:00By |0 Comments

Canadian Culture and Customs: A Guide to Canada’s Social Norms

When one thinks of the term “melting pot”, it can either call to mind a bubbling vat of cheese fondue, or in more global conversations, a country that has a widely diverse and accepting culture. And in the case of the latter, arguably one of the best melting pots in the world is the [...]

2019-05-06T15:58:47+00:00By |0 Comments
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