The Cost of Living in Calgary vs Vancouver

Western Canada, one of the last frontiers of our planet. Until just a hundred years ago, it was still little more than a smattering of fur traders, cowboys and a great variety of First Nations peoples. Beyond the Great Lakes of Ontario and Quebec, and the open prairies of Manitoba and Saskatchewan, the country [...]

2019-09-08T20:44:44+00:00By |0 Comments

Killarney vs. Kitsilano: Family friendly neighbourhoods of Vancouver

If you are moving to Vancouver with a family, one of the first things you'll need to do is decide on a neighbourhood. Like most Canadian cities, Vancouver consists of many different districts and quarters. Some parts of town are more suitable for hipsters and young professionals, and other neighbourhoods like Killarney and Kitsilano [...]

2019-09-08T20:47:55+00:00By |0 Comments

11 Green Stores in Vancouver: Earth friendly shopping

Why are there so many health food stores and eco-boutiques in Vancouver?Well, if you know anything about North American geopolitics, then you probably know that the West Coast is sometimes referred to as the Left Coast. That's because the Pacific Coast is teeming with vegetarians, yogis, chiropractors, transvestites and tree huggers. OK, maybe that's a [...]

2019-06-16T10:17:53+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

Festivals in Vancouver: More than just Good Eats

Top 3 More-Than-Just Food Festivals in Vancouver Even if you are not a gourmet, you have probably been to Dine Out Vancouver Fest and to EAT! Vancouver, or at least heard about this marvelous, but mainstream event. Wine or Craft Beer festivals or Christmas markets are stunning, but they are also not a part [...]

2019-02-11T14:46:59+00:00By |0 Comments

Vancouverism: Different neighbourhoods of Vancouver

Vancouver’s position on the Burrard Peninsula — bordered by the Fraser River to the south, Burrard Inlet to the north, and the Pacific Ocean to the West — gives the city a uniquely scenic but also well confined geographical setting. And on this urban peninsula, you will find 23 different neighbourhoods of Vancouver, at [...]

2019-09-08T22:12:40+00:00By |0 Comments

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 [...]

2019-02-11T14:52:26+00:00By |0 Comments