Our Latest Canada Expat Guides

Expat Guide to Ottawa

Canada’s capital city, Ottawa, is in the province of Ontario and situated to the north east of the country. The city is rich in culture and has a population with a wide mix of ethnicities.

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Social Security and Welfare in Canada

Moving to any country raises a number of questions for any expat. The vagaries of the UK’s health and social security system are complicated enough to navigate. If you’re thinking of relocating to Canada, it’s a good idea to learn a little about the country’s welfare and health procedures before you leave Blighty.

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An Expat's Guide to Montreal

Montreal is unique compared with other the major cities of Canada, in that it was founded by the French. The city’s character and main language is French, but this shouldn’t deter any expats thinking of moving to Montreal.

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4 Things Every Expat Should Know About Canada

Canada is a wonderful country for expats to move to, where they will enjoy great natural beauty, excellent education, and high standards of living. If you are thinking of moving to Canada, here are four things to consider that are definitely worth knowing about in advance.

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Expat Retirement in Canada

Canada is fast becoming a top destination for expats to move to when retiring. The Great White North attracts many expats each year as it is well-known to be a very safe and friendly country, and well-suited to those who are looking for a relaxed lifestyle, lots of open space, and a relatively low cost of living in comparison to other developed countries.

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Canadian Food and Culture

From the rainforests of Vancouver to the fisheries of the East Coast, Newfoundland, Canada boasts green skylines, pristine rivers, and a friendly people always willing to share a cold beer and a good conversation.

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Visa Options Guide

Coming to Canada to work can be an excellent opportunity, but sometimes visas can be difficult to obtain and can prove a lengthy process. However, this does not have to be the case. Here are some of the simplest ways to get a good start on making a new life in Canada, each of which will suit different skills and desires.

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Things to do in Toronto

Toronto, Canada is a cosmopolitan city brimming with attractions for visitors. From excellent restaurants in Little Italy and Chinatown, to upscale shopping at the Eaton Centre, combined with beautiful nature in the surrounding areas, Toronto draws crowds of tourists for a reason. While in the city, here are some of the top spots to check out.

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How does Canada Compare to the UK?

Moving to Canada? Get in touch with the geographical and cultural differences between our two countries.

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Where to Live For Newcomers to Canada

Best cities to live in Canada for expats, lowest crime rates, education and employment rates. Where to live and which province scores highly.

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Setting up a Canadian Bank Account

Guide on how to open a bank account in Canada, getting a credit or debit card and information on Canadian banking fees and charges.

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Education in Canada

An overview of schooling and education in Canada including kindergarten, elementary and high school for newcomers living in Canada.

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Getting a Permanent Visa for Canada

Getting a work visa for Canada and a guide on state sponsorship and Canadian resident permit applications.

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