From Montréal to New York

If you are settled in Montréal and are looking for a fun-filled weekend away with friends or family, New York is the perfect city break destination. The ‘Big Apple’ is bursting with life and energy; with its vibrant history and myriad cultures interwoven throughout the city there will always be new areas to explore, [...]

Hipster Heaven: Le Plateau Mont-Royal

Artists, hipsters, hippies, “bourgeois-bohème” (bobo)… This is the cultural diversity that explains the free spirit of Le Plateau Mont-Royal. This neighbourhood in Montréal is well-known as one of the trendiest neighbourhoods in North America! A combination of factors make Le Plateau Mont-Royal the place to be... Composed of a relatively young population (young families, [...]

A Guide to Official Canadian Holidays

If you're new to living and working in Canada, you may be wondering about the national holidays that will give you days you will have off from work to celebrate with friends, relax, or take an extended weekend vacation. While some of Canadian holidays may be similar to those of your home country, others [...]

2018-07-08T15:36:09+00:00By |Cultural, Leisure|

No Time to Hate: The Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Canada is a nation that prides itself on ethnic tolerance and cultural diversity. With that comes the importance of educating and reminding people of, not only some of humanity's greatest triumphs, but also some of its darkest atrocities. So with this noble goal in mind, the Canadian Museum for Human Rights was established in [...]

2018-06-01T11:23:11+00:00By |Cultural, Winnipeg|

The Importance of Cultural Integration for Transferees to Canada

When you’re planning to relocate your valued employees to your local office in Canada, cultural integration for transferees is as important, if not more important than hammering out the logistics of the physical move. You may have taken care of all the visa and permit formalities, found the perfect moving company, and helped your transferees secure wonderful [...]

2018-06-01T11:23:13+00:00By |Cultural, News|

Summer Festivals in Montréal

Montréal during the summertime is filled with people who have been waiting all year  to enjoy the few months of warmth that the province offers. The shorts and flip flops are dusted off, the trees and flowers bloom, the fairy lights are turned on, and the patios open, creating a colourful and inviting city both [...]

Skydiving and free-fall simulator in Montréal

Once you have taken the huge step of moving into a new country like Canada, you are ready for all kinds of adventures! And what's more exciting than skydiving? Gather all your courage and jump! There are two skydiving schools near Montréal: Nouvelair and Parachute Montréal. Both offer approximately the same services in a [...]

10 things to do in Montréal

Is it your first stay in Montréal? There are so many things to do in Montréal, so here is a short list of some places that you must see! Vieux-Montréal: The Vieux-Montréal is a historic district bordered by the impressive Saint Lawrence River. There are several important public places like the park Champ-de-Mars, Place [...]

Favourite Spring Activities In and Around Montréal

With the snow melted away and the flowers beginning to bloom, spring is the perfect time for Montréal newcomers to explore the amazing leisure activities the city has to offer. Montréal may have a reputation for being a playground for winter sports and activities, but in spring we love to trade our heavy winter coats [...]

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