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Moving to Burlington, Canada

By Betsy Burlingame

Last updated on Apr 22, 2023

Summary: Expatriates are drawn to Burlington, Canada for its vibrant culture, diverse population, and stunning natural beauty. With its close proximity to Toronto, Burlington offers a unique blend of urban and rural living, making it an ideal destination for those looking for a change of pace. The city is also home to a variety of recreational activities, from skiing and snowboarding to hiking and biking. Additionally, Burlington boasts a strong economy and a low cost of living, making it an attractive option for those looking to relocate. Before moving to Burlington, it is important to be aware of the city's climate. Burlington experiences all four seasons, with cold winters and hot summers. It is also important to note that the city is home to a large number of immigrants, so it is important to be aware of cultural differences and to be respectful of the local population. Additionally, it is important to research the local job market and housing options before making the move. Finally, it is important to familiarize yourself with the city's public transportation system, as it is an important part of life in Burlington.

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What do I need to know before moving to Burlington?

When we asked people what advice they would give someone preparing to move to Burlington, they said:

"Burlington is a wonderful place to call home. It offers a variety of activities and attractions, from its unique shops and restaurants to its stunning natural scenery. Before moving to Burlington, expats should know that it has a temperate climate, with four distinct seasons, although summers are usually the warmest. Expats should also be aware that housing costs in Burlington tend to be more expensive than other regions of Ontario. Additionally, Burlington has a well-developed public transport system, making it easy to get around without a car. Finally, there is a vibrant arts and culture scene in Burlington, with lots of events and festivals throughout the year," said one expat who made the move to Burlington, Canada.

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About the Author

Betsy Burlingame Betsy Burlingame is the Founder and President of Expat Exchange and is one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. She launched Expat Exchange in 1997 as her Master's thesis project at NYU. Prior to Expat Exchange, Betsy worked at AT&T in International and Mass Market Marketing. She graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University with a BA in International Business and German.

Some of Betsy's articles include 12 Best Places to Live in Portugal, 7 Best Places to Live in Panama and 12 Things to Know Before Moving to the Dominican Republic. Betsy loves to travel and spend time with her family. Connect with Betsy on LinkedIn.

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