Expat Guide to Living in Canada
Whether you're already living in Canada or preparing to move to Canada, our Expat Guide to Living in Canada offers articles and reports submitted by expats about expat life in Canada. For answers to specific questions, visit our Canada Forum to talk with expats in Canada.
Expats looking for tech jobs often are willing to move any where in the world for the right position. Here are some of the hottest tech cities in Europe and North America for expats to consider.
Canada's technology sector has expats all over the world looking there for career opportunities that are available to those who meet the proper criteria. The Canadian government has created a program to help expats make it happen, and thousands are every year.
Everything you need to know about shipping a vehicle to Canada - whether it's a car, jeep, motorcycle, truck, or SUV. Though the process isn't entirely different for other types of vehicles, there are some details that are particular to each.
Expats from all over Canada have shared great tips about living in Canada - Montreal, Vancouver, Calgary and Beyond. Find out what makes it easy, what makes it hard, cost of living and more!
An expat in Halifax, Nova Scotia enjoys that locals plan small gatherings where you can really get to know people. She talks about the high tax rate, inability to save money while living in Halifax and more.
A Chinese woman offers her take on making the transition from living in China to settling in to life in Toronto, Canada. See what she has to say cultural differences, what it takes to succeed and more.
More Culture Shock Reports for Canada
Culture shock is part of the settling in process. Knowing the different phases of culture shock and how other expats in Canada handle it can be very comforting. Below are some of the responses from expats in Canada:
Submit a Culture Shock Report
More Living in Canada Reports
What are people's priorities in Canada - work? family? What are the best ways to meet other expats? Are people accepting of racial, cultural and religious differences? Below are some of the responses from expats in Canada:
Submit a Living Overseas Report
Submit a Moving Overseas Report
More Moving to Canada Reports
What should you take with you when you move to Canada? What should you leave behind? What type of housing and neighborhoods are typical for expats in Canada? Below are some of the responses from expats in Canada:
Submit an International School Review
Reviews of Schools in Canada
Reviews and school profiles from expat parents and even a few school administrators in Canada. Great place to find insight into school facilities, teachers and curriculum. Below are some of the reviews from expats in Canada:
Dream vs. Reality Report
Most expats have have "dreams" (and fears) about the expatriate experience before they moved to Canada. If you are already living in Canada, share how those "dreams" have been fulfilled, and how they have not by filling out our Dream vs. Reality Report.
Submit a Dream vs. Reality Report
Overseas Retirement Report
Retiring abroad can be a great option for retirees seeking their dream lifestyle at an affordable price. Help other retirees, who are thinking about retiring in Canada by taking our Overseas Retirement report.
Submit a Retire Abroad Report
Submit a Having a Baby Abroad Report
Having a Baby in Canada Reports
How did expats choose their doctors, midwives, hospitals? What is childbirth like in Canada? Below are some of the reports from expats in Canada:
Working in Canada Reports
What's it like to find a job in Canada? How difficult was it to obtain a work permit? What types are jobs are typical for expats in Canada? Below are some of the reports from expats in Canada:
Submit a Working Abroad Report