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Canada - Modern cities set among vast expanses of some of the world's most breath-taking scenery. Add friendly and tolerant people, plus a wealth of outdoor activities to experience, and you can see why Canada ranks so highly in quality of living surveys.

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Articles - Canada

Canada offers the best of both worlds with its serene natural beauty and modern cities. It has always welcomed expats with lucrative career opportunities and a high quality of life. The country’s large multicultural population also makes it easy for expats to adjust to life in a new place. People move to Canada for many reasons and here are some of them.

Affordable healthcare

Healthcare in Canada is state funded and under the system citizens can avail of medical treatment from primary care physicians, preventative care, access to hospitals, dental treatments and additional medical facilities.   more ...

  Using The Healthcare System In Canada – A Short Guide For Expats


Articles - Canada

Canada has one of the strongest Healthcare Systems in the western world, which offers a wide range of options to all its residents, including the expats. The standard of treatments, doctors, hospitals, insurance and medical services in this country are at par with The US and UK.

Doctors and hospitals

Almost all the cities in Canada have a few general hospitals (private and public), in addition to psychiatric clinics, special hospitals and women’s nursing homes. You will also find a children’s hospital as well as pediatric wards in every hospital. The general hospitals are usually huge and can deal with almost any condition.   more ...

  Useful Job Hunting Tips For Expats Moving To Canada


Articles - Canada

Canada provides plenty of resources that can help you find a job in the country. Different provinces have different requirements and prefer certain skill sets. It is important to confirm that the qualifications you have obtained from your home country are recognized in Canada.

The Canadian job market
Economic growth in Canada occurs primarily in the cities of Toronto, Montreal, Calgary and Vancouver. There tends to be higher unemployment in areas such as the Atlantic Provinces.

Many companies in Quebec hire those who are fluent in French. If you are fluent in both English and French, it will definitely work in your favor here.   more ...

  5 Experiences You Must Try As An Expat In Canada


Articles - Canada

Canada is a country of great natural beauty and it offers much variety to those who wish to explore the land. Here are five uniquely Canadian experiences that every expat must have.

Catch the Northern Lights

The Aurora Borealis is nature’s very own light show in the sky. It is a natural phenomenon that occurs when charged solar particles interact with atoms in the earth’s upper atmosphere. The result is a spectacular rainbow of colors that is highly visible during the period from January to March in the Northwest Territories. To catch a glimpse of this otherworldly occurrence, you can visit the Aurora village in Yellowknife, which also has heated outdoor tepees for guests. Other activities here include dogsled rides along frozen lakes, ice fishing, snowmobiling and snowshoeing. Remember to keep a keen watch for the elusive lights as they move quickly across the sky.   more ...

  3 Places You Might Want To Move To In Canada But Have Probably Never Heard Of


Articles - Canada

Canada has some of the most livable destinations in the world. Everyone has heard of the big cities like Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal and Ontario, amongst others, and most will agree that these are great places to move to for better employment, housing and overall quality of life. But Canada also has a few gems tucked away from the spotlight that may allure you with their quaintness, simple lifestyle or scenic beauty.

Sechelt

Located on the lower Sunshine Coast of British Columbia, Sechelt is about 50km northwest of Vancouver. Named after the Shishalh people, the original settlers of the land, the district of Sechelt’s coastline is a thing of beauty, with its cobbled beach, tree-trimmed mountains, waterfalls and creeks.   more ...

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