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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 ...

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Expats And The Canadian Wilderness - Here's What You Need To Know

Posted on Friday November 04, 2016 (09:51:32)
Canada has a rich wilderness heritage. The country’s remote northern region and vast forests are home to various species of wildlife such as bears, wolves, deer and mountain lions. Canada’s lakes and rivers, which are home to a number of species of fish, contain nearly 20 percent of all the fresh water on the earth. In the south lie the prairies, which are the habitat of animals such as bison and pronghorn antelope.   more ...

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Looking To Relocate From The USA To Canada? Here's How

Posted on Friday August 12, 2016 (10:39:15)
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The US and Canada are two of the largest and most developed nations in the world. They are friendly neighbors that share a large border. The Niagara Falls is on the border of both the nations. Living next to one of the greatest superpowers in world is bound to have its pros and cons, but every year, many people from the US move to its “northern suburb” for various reasons.   more ...


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