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Canada > Emigrating


How To Obtain A Temporary Visa In Canada

Monday July 01, 2019 (17:57:28)

A temporary visa for Canada is called a TRV (temporary resident visa). You can apply for it in seven steps.   more ...

Canada > Emigrating


How Can The New Family Sponsorship Options In Canada Help You?

Monday March 25, 2019 (19:16:17)

One of the more frustrating elements of visa applications is the fact that the criteria and processes can change so often. Sometimes it can feel difficult to keep up with current changes and to know where you stand. One such visa is the Canadian family reunification visa, which over the years has seen some backlash and controversy over its application and acceptance process.   more ...

Canada > Emigrating


Bringing Your Pets Into Canada: A Guide For Expats

Monday January 14, 2019 (11:00:37)

Canada is famous for the beautiful Niagara Falls in the Golden Horseshoe region of Southern Ontario as well as the production and exportation of the natural sweetener maple syrup. This friendly country is the second largest in the world after Russia, and is currently 19th in the Top Expat Destinations for 2018, according to a study by Internations.   more ...

Canada > Health


How Does Coronary Care In Canada Compare With The Rest Of The World?

Monday November 19, 2018 (16:15:45)

In the developed world, the leading causes of death are usually preventable diseases linked to lifestyle. Cancers and heart diseases connected to poor diet and obesity have been the subject of public awareness and education campaigns.

Heart disease is a leading cause of death around the world. According to a 2017 study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, cardiovascular disease and stroke account for a third of all deaths around the world.   more ...

Canada > Emigrating


What Quebec’s New Immigration Options Mean For You

Wednesday September 19, 2018 (19:48:37)

The Canadian province of Quebec is an interesting option for would-be expats who are looking for someplace outside of their home country to settle. Quebec is experiencing a labour shortage that has led it to becoming more welcoming of migrants, while its long and complicated history has resulted in beautiful architecture, delicious food and a distinctive accent that only grows more charming with time. As a majority Francophone region within a largely English-speaking country, Quebec is a great destination both for French language learners and for Francophones from all over the world.   more ...

Canada > Living


Life In Canada As A Transgender Expat

Monday June 25, 2018 (09:27:20)

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.   more ...

Canada > Living


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

Friday May 25, 2018 (11:05:55)

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 the scheme in February, stating: “it cuts red tape and paperwork.” She told CBC the scheme would see paperwork processed rapidly for doctors. “We do not have to check their education. We don't have to check their credentials or language. Why? Because we are working cooperatively with the health authority and the IWK [Health Sciences Centre] and the College of Physicians, who are doing that for us.”   more ...

Canada > Working


Searching For A Job In Ontario? Read Our Handy Guide For Expats

Friday March 02, 2018 (09:56:31)

Half of all new migrants entering Canada each year head to Ontario. Sitting at the centre of the country, this is the second-largest and most populous of the thirteen provinces and territories of Canada. Toronto and Ottawa are large, bustling, cosmopolitan cities where expats can enjoy satisfying careers and a huge range of leisure pursuits.

Short-Term Work In Ontario

Most expats who want to work in Ontario on a temporary basis must obtain an employer-specific work permit before they arrive in Canada. This must be applied for at the Canadian Embassy or Consulate in your country of origin. Some individuals are eligible to apply on arrival in Canada or whilst living there, but these are exceptions to the rule.   more ...

Canada > Living


The Best Canadian Retirement Destinations for Expats

Wednesday February 21, 2018 (11:41:54)

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.   more ...

Canada > Emigrating


A Guide To Repatriating To Canada

Friday November 03, 2017 (13:44:22)

Expats moving back home to Canada have many wonderful things to look forward to. The country is known to be a safe destination with efficient public services, abundant nature and a renowned healthcare system. There is also the joy of being close to family and friends again. However, returning to one’s home country does involve some challenges. Some may have to deal with reverse culture shock, while spouses and children who have never lived in Canada before may be faced with culture shock for the first time. The logistics involved in relocating back home and re-establishing a new life can also feel like a formidable task.   more ...