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A Guide To Buying Property As An Expat In Canada

Posted on Thursday May 18, 2017 (07:20:47)
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Buying a property is very appealing to many people who move to Canada, as it is a cost-effective long-term option and quite a straightforward process. Canada has a welcoming policy when it comes to home ownership, and its prices are good value for money compared to house prices globally. Canadians and non-residents have the same rights, without even requiring a physical presence. Owning a property in Canada does not grant any residency rights, however, and the immigration rules and visas still apply.   more ...

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How To Start A Business In Canada

Posted on Wednesday April 19, 2017 (09:34:23)
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Moving to Canada is perfect for entrepreneurs who are looking to get into the business industry. It is known to be one of the most favourable countries due to the ease of doing business there. In order to successfully open a business in Canada, it is a requirement to have a permanent residence permit or citizenship, unless you are going into partnership with a Canadian resident.   more ...

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Why Canada Is A Great Country To Call Home

Posted on Tuesday March 21, 2017 (09:39:12)
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Canada is a popular choice for many expats from around the world. It is a country of great diversity and it invites people from all walks of life. It’s the sense of community between people from different nations that makes it a special place to live. Canada is known for its natural beauty, with Niagara Falls in the heart of Toronto in Ontario and the serene Rocky Mountains that span British Colombia. Canada is one of the few countries that offer true seasonal climates too. Canada is one of the most desirable places to live in the world, especially with the healthcare benefits and the excellent quality of life. Each region within Canada has its own individual specialities and experiences, which offers a little something for everyone.   more ...

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Canadian Government Launches Global Skills Strategy For Incoming Expats

Posted on Monday March 20, 2017 (09:55:02)
We’ve written before about how Canada has thrown its doors wide open, welcoming expats, immigrants and refugees with warmth and the promise of a better life.

Canada’s policies are in sharp contrast to other nations around the world. The USA, UK, Australia and countries across Europe are bending to populist policies, often contravening their own constitutions, in order to batten down the hatches and make it harder for new arrivals to establish themselves in a new home.   more ...

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Canadian Citizenship: A Short Guide For Expats

Posted on Tuesday March 14, 2017 (16:48:52)
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In the build-up to the 2016 US presidential elections, the number of Americans looking to become citizens of Canada rocketed.

It's not just Americans that consider thinking of moving there; the country has a well-established immigration system, though the criteria is prone to frequent changing, it offers expats excellent employment opportunities, low rates of crime and for expats with permanent residence, healthcare is free.   more ...

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A Guide To Immigrating To Canada

Posted on Monday February 20, 2017 (09:59:45)
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Moving abroad is generally a daunting subject, especially as there are so many different laws and rules that may be different to your current home country. Customs, visas, work permits and tests that need to be undergone before you can make your move and make a living are all things you’ll need to think about. Below is a brief guide to immigrating to Canada.   more ...

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Canada - Recommended Social Media Accounts

Posted on Friday February 03, 2017 (11:32:44)
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At Expat Focus, we like to be on the lookout for resources around the web that could help prospective expats adjust to their new countries. Today, we’re taking a look at Canada and some of the social media accounts you should be following if you’re thinking of moving there.   more ...

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An American Expat Guide To Buying Property In Canada

Posted on Monday January 30, 2017 (10:39:14)
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Canada is a modern and well-developed country that offers a diverse lifestyle. It is the second largest country in the world, and has always been a magnet for immigrants from different parts of the world.

It is easy for expats to buy property in Canada, especially for those who will be living in the country long-term. Canada has a favourable policy for foreign property ownership.   more ...

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Canadian Government Launches Global Skills Strategy For Incoming Expats

Posted on Monday January 23, 2017 (13:18:41)
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We’ve written before about how Canada has thrown its doors wide open, welcoming expats, immigrants and refugees with warmth and the promise of a better life.

Canada’s policies are in sharp contrast to those of other nations around the world. The USA, UK, Australia and countries across Europe are bending to populist policies, often contravening their own constitutions, in order to batten down the hatches and make it harder for new arrivals to establish themselves a new home.   more ...

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An Expat Guide To The Indigenous Peoples Of Canada

Posted on Thursday December 15, 2016 (15:17:43)
The term ‘indigenous people in Canada’ refers to three categories of peoples – First Nations, Inuit and Métis. The indigenous or aboriginal people are the ones who originally inhabited the territory that is now Canada. The population of Aboriginal people living in communities across the country was over 1.8 million in 2011. The history of these people dates back to before the arrival of European settlers. Parts of their history were also extinguished by colonial powers.   more ...