Canada

Living and
Working in Canada

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Andrey Vasilyev

"When moving to a huge city such as Vancouver, InterNations made it easy for me to find fellow expats and the network that I needed."

Amarilis Castillo

"InterNations make networking in such a large city so much easier with their events and extensive information."

The InterNations Expat Guide for working and living in Canada

Are you an expat working and living in Canada? Or are you preparing to move soon to Ottawa, Vancouver or any other of the Canadian international hotspots?

Expat life in Canada has much to offer and provides a great intercultural experience – from discovering the countryside like the sublime Canadian Rockies, learning how Canadian people celebrate Canadian Thanksgiving, up to tasting Canada’s favorite dishes such as maple pancakes.

However, InterNations does not only address expats in Canada. We have brief overview guides for various locations around the world – from living in Saudi Arabia to living in France.

Top Articles in the Canada Expat Guide

  • Moving to Canada

    If you expect to see wilderness, forests and moose when moving to Canada, we’re afraid we have bad news for you. Your expat life may be less about Canada’s stunning scenery, and more about visa applications and finding a home. InterNations helps you gather important info before your relocation!
  • Living in Canada

    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 provide you with information on how to master expat life in Canada, from a country profile to healthcare and education. Read more about all the relevant topics on InterNations!
  • Working in Canada

    As you will surely know as a potential expat, working in Canada has lost none of its pull in the past few decades. Prospects of an expat job lead many to the Great White North. The InterNations Guide offers you essential info on visas, social security, and professional skills needed in Canada!

Working and living in Canada – Valuable Information from A to Z

Moving to and living in Canada requires a wealth of up-to-date, trustworthy information on various aspects of Canadian expat life. Living abroad in Canada raises a lot of questions such as: ʺHow do I find the best relocation services for moving to Canada?ʺ, ʺAre there any day-care facilities for infants in my city?ʺ, ʺWhich international school in Ottawa should our kids attend?ʺ or, ʺHow do I obtain a work permit for my spouse at the Canadian municipality in Montreal?ʺ

Collecting all that information on working and living in Canada is quite laborious and time-consuming. Our InterNations Expat Guide for Canada aims to help you and provides you with reliable info on those topics that matter to expats living in Canada. The Guide includes information on many different areas ranging from culture and sights, to housing & household or administration and finance, up to travel & accommodation. Typical questions related to expat life abroad, such as ʺHow do I "survive" a Canadian winter?ʺ, will no longer remain unanswered.

Are you curious about expatriate living outside Canada? Then read more about our various expat guides, such as living in Cuba or living in Cyprus!

Tips on living and working in Canada – From moving companies to expat insurance providers

Moreover, our expat directory for Canada includes recommended listings of expat institutions and relocation services, e.g. moving companies or expat insurance providers. As a member, you’ll also be able to share your experiences of living abroad in Canada with your fellow expats on the InterNations Forum. We are looking forward to welcoming you with a heart-felt Hello from our expats living and working in Canada.

Andrey Vasilyev

"When moving to a huge city such as Vancouver, InterNations made it easy for me to find fellow expats and the network that I needed."

Amarilis Castillo

"InterNations make networking in such a large city so much easier with their events and extensive information."

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