Life In Canada As A Transgender Expat

Pulling up roots and moving to another country is always a challenge, and being transgender makes everything more complicated. Transgender people face persecution and even prosecution in much of the world, leading many of us to flee to more permissive countries when we can.Canada is a particularly popular choice, with comparatively welcoming immigration laws, but […]

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Adjusting To Life As A Medic In Nova Scotia – A Guide For Expat Doctors

The Canadian province of Nova Scotia is desperate for doctors. So desperate in fact that they are launching a new visa to entice foreign-trained physicians. The scheme applies to the 29 jurisdictions currently accepted for Canadian residency, but the new visa makes it easier than ever to make the move. Immigration Minister Lena Diab announced […]

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The Best Canadian Retirement Destinations for Expats

Canada is one of the preferred countries for expats looking to retire. The country’s economy is thriving, its healthcare system is well-established, and the government provides various incentives to senior citizens to ensure they live comfortably in their golden days. There is a choice of cities in Canada that fit the expat retiree life.Immigration laws […]

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Why Canada Is A Great Country To Call Home

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 […]

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Canada – Recommended Social Media Accounts

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.Scottish Expats in Canada Facebook Group Maintaining […]

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An Expat Guide To The Indigenous Peoples Of Canada

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 […]

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Expats And The Canadian Wilderness – Here’s What You Need To Know

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. […]

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Canada – Recommended Blogs

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 blogs that might be useful for expats there. Eat. Live. Travel. Write. Now calling Toronto home, Australian Mardi somehow […]

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What Is It About Canada That Expats Find So Appealing?

Maple syrup and Mounties, polar bears and politeness; we all think we know Canada already. It’s just like America, but with fewer guns and the Queen in charge, right? Not quite. Canada is both booming economy and an untouched wilderness. The country manages to keep centuries old traditions alive, but also embrace waves of new […]

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Interview With Francois Roux, CEO & Founder of

Francois, can you tell us a bit about your background before you started I was born and raised in France but I have been living overseas for the past six years now. I completed my Engineering degree at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver) in 2004 as a student on exchange. I then spent […]

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