ARIANNE is about to revolutionize the Canadian relocation industry

With the launch of our new website this week, the hard-working team at ARIANNE Relocation are all giving each other a hearty and well-deserved pat on the back for a job well done. After many painstaking months—more than we'd care to admit—the new site went live on June 19, offering loads of new features, [...]

2018-06-26T16:53:56+00:00By |Relocation|

RAMQ’s waiting period

Canada is committed to making health care as inexpensive as possible, or free, for anyone in the country. Living in Québec qualifies you to benefit automatically from the health insurance: RAMQ. Automatically doesn’t mean immediately though, because you will have to wait to receive your card before you are covered by the insurance.  The [...]

Vancouver goes green

After the Winter Olympic Games were held in Vancouver in 2010, Vancouver set a new goal for itself for 2011-2020: Becoming the greenest city in the world ever! Located between the Rocky Mountains and the Pacific Ocean, Vancouver is surrounded by nature. However, due to urbanization, climate change and population growth, the city had [...]

Boarding School in British Columbia

No matter where you are relocating to in Canada, you may decide that boarding school is right for your children. If this option is for you, British Columbia offers some of the most beautiful campuses in the country; your children will be able to experience the west coast, and all that its education has [...]

How to get Canadian citizenship

If you have been settled in Canada for a few years and feel a strong affinity to the country, you may wish to apply for Canadian citizenship. The process is not always straightforward, so you need to be properly prepared before you apply. Firstly, you need to determine if you are eligible to become [...]

Telecommunications costs in Canada

When you move to Canada, you will have to deal with a lot of formalities: bank account, schooling for children, RAMQ, car insurance… Some are obvious, but you could forget about some others that we take for granted like phone or internet subscriptions. Today we look at the costs of telecommunications in Canada. Firstly, [...]

Shopping in Canada: To do errands in Canada

As you can see in “Compared cost of living: Montréal versus Paris” shopping in Canada is a bit more expensive than in France. In this article we will compare supermarkets and share some advice to make your shopping in Montréal easier. First you have to know that there are plenty of supermarkets at different [...]

Prepaid bank cards in Canada

Relocating to Canada isn’t easy. There are a lot of banking issues: where can I withdraw cash? Which shops will accept credit or debit cards? Are there fees applying to withdrawals or wire transfers? There are some possible alternatives other than a classic bank account, like the prepaid bank card. It works the same [...]

Economic context in Toronto

If you want to settle in Toronto to develop your professional skills, you will feel right at home! It is the economic engine of this country and has a population of about 6 million inhabitants. The economic area of Toronto is very strong and has historically shown consistent signs of growth. The Financial sector: [...]

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