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 [...]

Car Sharing in Canadian Cities: the Smart Choice!

Relocating to Canada and settling in one of the major cities, you may be wondering if you really need to buy a car. Asking the question is already answering it: NO! Most Canadian cities have developed car sharing systems that make it a smart choice not to own your car, even for families with [...]

2018-07-12T21:48:47+00:00By |Canada, Transport|

Prepping your Car for Winter

Sure, it’s been merely a week since Halloween, and officially winter will only start on December 22nd, but let’s face it, winter really is just round the corner: see the temperatures forecasted for next week! Whether or not it’s your first winter in Canada, there are a few things you need to know to [...]

Parking in Montréal

As Montréalers say: "If a parking space is free, it means you can’t park there!" Parking your car in Montréal can be very difficult. Once you have spotted a free space (very rare), many factors have to be taken into account to know whether you are allowed to park there: Changing sides (left / right [...]