Articles and resources on daily life in Canada and what to expect when arriving in Canada as a newcomer.

Daily Life in CanadaJuly 30, 2020

10 popular Canadian podcasts to add to your playlist

Listening to podcasts is a great way to get to know aspects of Canadian culture as a newcomer, as there are so many different topics to choose from. Whether you’re into history, sports, music, or you like to keep up with current events; there are many Canadian podcasts available to [...]

Daily Life in CanadaJuly 29, 2020

8 Canadian films to help you fall in love with Canada

Film production in Canada is a growing industry as our big cities, beautiful landscapes, and cheaper production costs attract many Hollywood TV and film producers northward. In fact, the Canadian cities of Toronto and Vancouver have both been nicknamed “Hollywood North.” These classic and modern films are set in Canada, [...]

Daily Life in CanadaJuly 29, 2020

Get to know Canada with these 7 famous Canadian TV shows

If you are thinking about moving to Canada, or you have already started planning your journey, you are probably curious about Canadian culture. You may be familiar with a few Canadian stereotypes, such as “All Canadians are polite,” or “Everyone in Canada plays hockey.” While there’s certainly some truth to [...]

Daily Life in CanadaJuly 21, 2020

Riding public transportation in Winnipeg

The Canadian city of Winnipeg, located in the province of Manitoba, attracts many newcomers due to its diversity and lower cost of living compared to other major Canadian cities. Upon moving to Winnipeg, all newcomers must figure out how to get around in their new city, especially if they don’t [...]

Daily Life in CanadaJuly 21, 2020

How to use public transportation in Ottawa

For newcomers to the city of Ottawa, navigating the city’s public transportation system is one of the most important tasks of your first few months in Canada. If you choose not to purchase a car or get a driver’s license, public transit will be your primary mode of transportation. This [...]

Daily Life in CanadaJuly 21, 2020

Getting around by Edmonton public transit

For newcomers to Edmonton, transportation is one of the primary needs to address in the first few weeks of living in the city. Neighbourhoods in Edmonton are large and spaced out, so public transportation can help you cover the potentially long distances you may need to travel to get to [...]

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