Everything a migrant parent should know when enrolling a child in a Canadian school

  Canada is among the most welcoming countries in the world. Coming in fourth to China, Germany, and the UK (according to Amnesty International’s survey on admitting refugees), the Great White North has the most unique and aggressive immigration policy that continues to attract people from various parts of the globe.  Its education system is as equally commendable since Canada currently ranks...

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6 Reasons Canada Is A Safe Place to Settle Down

Canada scored 1.287 in the latest Global Peace Index report, making it the 7th safest country in the world, and enticing more to move here. In a 2013 article by The Canadian Immigrant, safety was amongst the top reasons why immigrants consistently chose Canada over other developed nations when it comes to migration.    Here are the reasons why Canada is undoubtedly a haven for...

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11 Things You Need to Know Before Moving to Canada

Moving to a different country can be a bit daunting, albeit very exciting. Surely, the impending journey to a new and unfamiliar place can give you pre-moving jitters.   A common misconception about Canada is that it's just like the US. But every Canadian will certainly disagree and tell you that his/her country is unique and in fact, very different from other English-speaking countries in...

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20 Unique Words that You Will Hear in Canada

There are certain words in Canada that hold an entirely different meaning in other parts of the world. When you hear someone say “hydro,” they may not be referring to water. And don’t take it too literally when your friends up in Vancouver say that they’re having whales tail for snacks. Canada has words that are uniquely theirs and expressions that are influenced by the country’s diverse culture....

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Getting Around Toronto on Public Transit

A massive city like Toronto requires an equally complex public transportation system to connect its diverse population and geography. With a vibrant mix of culture, plus miles of trendy neighborhoods and lush parks to explore, it only makes sense for Canada’s largest city to have one of the most heavily used mass transit systems in North America. If you’re in town for a visit, commuting is your...

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