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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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  Moving to Canada? Learn What Makes It Such A Great Expat Destination


Articles - Canada

Canada has always performed remarkably well in measures of well-being. It scores highly on criteria such as safety, health, housing and income and remains one of the most popular expat destinations in the world. Expats moving to Canada can expect to experience a multicultural community that is friendly and welcoming towards foreigners. Here are some of the reasons why Canada is such a great expat destination.

Strong job market

The Canadian employment market has remained largely unaffected by global economic factors and expats with adequate experience and skills are able to find lucrative employment quite easily.   more ...

  5 Things You Should Know Before Moving To Canada


Articles - Canada

Canada has always performed well in measures of wellbeing such as healthcare, income, housing and safety. The country’s immigration policies are also relatively friendly and since many different ethnicities live alongside each other, the society has evolved into a multicultural and tolerant one. For those about to re-locate to Canada, here are 5 things you should know before moving.

Driving licenses

The tests and exams necessary for obtaining a driver’s license in other countries may not be valid in Canada. In some cases, there may have to be converted.   more ...

  5 Good Reasons You Should Move To Canada (And 1 Reason You Shouldn't!)


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 ...

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