Expat Guide to Living in Ottawa
Whether you're already living in Ottawa or preparing to move to Ottawa, our Expat Guide to Living in Canada offers articles and reports submitted by expats about expat life in Ottawa. For answers to specific questions, visit our Canada Forum to talk with expats in Ottawa.
Culture Shock Report
Culture shock is part of the settling in process. Knowing the different phases of culture shock and how other expats in Ottawa handle it can be very comforting. Help others preparing to move to Ottawa by filling out our Culture Shock Report.
Submit a Culture Shock Report
Submit a Living Overseas Report
More Living in Ottawa Reports
What are people's priorities in Ottawa - work? family? socializing? 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 Ottawa:
Submit a Moving Overseas Report
More Moving to Ottawa Reports
What should you take with you when you move to Ottawa? What should you leave behind? What type of housing and neighborhoods are typical for expats in Ottawa? Below are some of the responses from expats in Ottawa:
International School Report
Parents are invited to answer questions about the schools that their kids attend (Pre-K through High School) in hopes of helping others moving to Ottawa with the school selection process. If you have expat children who attend school in Ottawa, take a few minutes to submit a School Review.
Submit an International School Review
Dream vs. Reality Report
Most expats have have "dreams" (and fears) about the expatriate experience before they moved to Ottawa. If you are already living in Ottawa, 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 Ottawa by filling out our Overseas Retirement report.
Submit a Retire Abroad Report
Working Abroad Report
What's it like to find a job in Ottawa? How difficult was it to obtain a work permit? What types are jobs are typical for expats in Ottawa? Help others following in your footsteps by filling out our Working Abroad Report.
Submit a Working Abroad Report