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Expats Talk about What it's Like Moving to Canada

Moving to Kelowna, Canada

An expat in Kelowna wrote, "Use the internet to study the areas before you go." (Read More)

Moving to Ottawa, Canada

Another expat in Ottawa advised, "The food choices are very different up not better or worse just different" (Read More)

Moving to Vancouver, Canada

An expat living in Vancouver commented, "Where you move to will depend on your work. Visit first and decide which localities you like that might offer the type of employment you are engaged in. Then go job hunting or start your business. If the latter, make sure there is enough of a market to provide your business with critical mass. Too m" (Read More)

Moving to Montreal, Canada

An expat in Montreal wrote, "The most important thing is to ask advice from someone independent of the real estate sector. Real estate agents have a huge interest in selling you houses in the area they work and are rarely independent. Locals tend to be biased toward their own neighborhoods. The best advice will come from a relo" (Read More)

Moving to Edmonton, Canada

Another expat in Edmonton advised, "Driving around is not necesarily a good indication. Properties in Edmonton and surrounding areas are timber build and look almost temporary. You will rarely find the bricks and mortar you are used to in the UK.

You must be able to drive. If your partner or spouse cannot they will feel isolate" (Read More)

Moving to Calgary, Canada

An expat living in Calgary commented, "Do your homework! Calgary is a beautiful city, close to the mountains. Anything you could want you can find here. There aren't really very many high crime areas here, just driving through a neighborhood will give you a feel if you want to live there." (Read More)

Moving to Calgary, Canada

An expat in Calgary wrote, "Find one in an older neighbourhood close to a school, as there is tremendous growth here due to Alberta's Oil economy, and new schools are at a premium. Children have to be bussed from the new suburbs because of the lack of schools." (Read More)

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