No matter the season, time or weather, Montrealers flock to festivals like moths to a flame. The city hosts numerous events all year long, ranging from music to fashion and beyond. Read On »
After a 20 plus hour flight, you just arrived and don't know what are the next steps to do. Well, here you go. Read On »
After One Year: Confessions of an Immigrant
They say in every spring brings a new beginning. This is what I have learned since then; learn from it and read it well. Read On »
7 Success Secrets Every Immigrants Should Know
A must read for new Canadian immigrants. Here is a summary of the secrets and proven strategies for success in creating a new life in Canada. Read More »
9 Steps to Successfully Integrate into Québec.
Perhaps you took certain steps before arriving in Québec. If so, you have already made your first concrete efforts to facilitate your integration. Read More »
Why you need a credit card
Many new immigrants to Canada come from countries where cash is king, and the use of credit cards is limited. Not in Canada. Read On »
When you first enter Canada, immigration authorities will ask you how much money you are bringing with you or intend to transfer in at a later date. Read On »
New Quebec immigration policy aimed at attracting, retaining foreign talent
Getting foreign students, temporary workers to stay in Quebec is key to new 5-year plan. Read On »
Beware of Preconceived Notions About Québec.
Many immigrants hope to find a job that matches their skills and fulfills their dreams. But will they? Read On »
City Guide: Montreal
Montreal is the second-largest city in Canada and the second-largest predominantly French-speaking city in the western world, after Paris. Know More »
Predeparture Checklist and Work-Back Schedule.
If you have your permits and are actively making preparations for you departure, here’s some advice so that you don’t forget anything. Read On »
10 tips to save on heating bills
Here's a statistic that should jolt you, if you don't know about it already. Read On »
Tips on Getting a Phone or Cell
In a country as big as Canada, doing things by phone will save you a huge amount of time, money and energy.
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Driving in Quebec
Converting your Philippine Driver's license in Quebec was easier than I originally thought.. Read More »
Renew Your Passport in Canada
Ensure that your passport is valid before traveling to Canada. But what happens if it will expire while you are abroad? Read On »
The Anatomy of a Winter Gear
Today temperatures started to drop into their "teens" and in just a few days time we will officially enter fall. What's definite is "Winter is Coming". So, are you ready?
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Extreme cold warning lifted for Montreal area, but proceed with extreme caution
Mother Nature has chosen mid-February as a good time to kick off winter
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Starting Out: House Hunting
The first big challenge for a new immigrant is finding an apartment or house to rent.
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Finding a place to live
Your first months in Canada will doubtless provide some of your most interesting memories for years to come. Read On »
11 Steps How to Dress for the Cold
How to Dress for the Cold? Dress for the weather--that's an important element of dealing with cold winter weather. But how do you do it? Read On »
Earmuffs help fight biting cold
These are designed to cover your ears for protection; keeping them ears warm and toasty. Read On »
Canada at a Glance
No matter whether you are considering living in the big city or prefer a rural area, the True North has a lot to offer. We will try to provide you with much information on how to master expat life in Canada.
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What you need to do before immigrating
The checklist for this series is now complete. One of the biggest mistakes would-be immigrants make is leaving for Canada unprepared. Read On »
Bienvenue au Canada!
Here are some insightful videos about Canada and Quebec. Get to know your new home.
Learn the Language and Culture
These sites will allow you to discover various facets of life in Québec and help you in your integration process. The more you know about your host country, the easier it will be to get settled. Welcome to Québec.
An introduction to useful links to the Immigration-Québec website and other official sites and sources of information.
This guide can provide helpful information to ensure that your departure is well-prepared and that your arrival in la Belle Province is successful.
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