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Expat Guide to Living in Montreal

Whether you're already living in Montreal or preparing to move to Montreal, our Expat Guide to Living in Canada offers articles and reports submitted by expats about expat life in Montreal. For answers to specific questions, visit our Canada Forum to talk with expats in Montreal.

12 Tips for Living in Montreal, Canada

12 Tips for Living in Montreal, Canada

Montreal boasts a rich cultural heritage, numerous employers and food that rivals many of the great cities in the world. Here are several things to know before taking the plunge and moving there, whether you're trying to bolster your career path or looking for unique retirement options.

Vieux-Port Steakhouse

Vieux-Port Steakhouse

High end steakhouse in Old Montreal. Great wine list, very dimly lit, nice ambience. Lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch. Live music, outdoor terrasse surrounded by ivy-covered walls make for a wonderful dining experience during warm-weather months. Good for business dinners.

Culture Shock Report

Culture shock is part of the settling in process. Knowing the different phases of culture shock and how other expats in Montreal handle it can be very comforting. Help others preparing to move to Montreal by filling out our Culture Shock Report.

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Living Overseas Report

What are people's priorities in Montreal - work? family? socializing? What are the best ways to meet other expats? Are people accepting of racial, cultural and religious differences? Help other expats and people moving to Montreal by filling out our Living Overseas Report.

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More Moving to Montreal Reports

What should you take with you when you move to Montreal? What should you leave behind? What type of housing and neighborhoods are typical for expats in Montreal? Below are some of the responses from expats in Montreal:
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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 Montreal with the school selection process. If you have expat children who attend school in Montreal, take a few minutes to submit a School Review.

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Dream vs. Reality Report

Most expats have have "dreams" (and fears) about the expatriate experience before they moved to Montreal. If you are already living in Montreal, share how those "dreams" have been fulfilled, and how they have not by filling out our Dream vs. Reality Report.

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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 Montreal by filling out our Overseas Retirement report.

Submit a Retire Abroad Report

Having a Baby Abroad Report

How did expats choose their doctors, midwives, hospitals? What is childbirth like in Montreal? Help other expats who are preparing to have a baby in Montreal by filling out our Having a Baby Abroad Report.

Submit a Having a Baby Abroad Report

Working Abroad Report

What's it like to find a job in Montreal? How difficult was it to obtain a work permit? What types are jobs are typical for expats in Montreal? Help others following in your footsteps by filling out our Working Abroad Report.

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