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  1. Application issue for Express Entry

    Canada Expat Forum for Expats Living in Canada
    Hello all! I face a pesky issue with my Express Entry application. Here's my situation. I'm a French citizen planning to move to Canada for Summer. Willing to establish myself in a non French-speaking part of Canada (BC or Ontario), I am preparing all my administrative paper to apply for the...
  2. Salary for comfortable lifestyle in Vancouver

    Canada Expat Forum for Expats Living in Canada
    Hi all, My partner and I are (considering) relocating to Vancouver. He already has job offer but I would start my job search upon arrival. We are interested to know what combined salary we should have to enjoy a comfortable lifestyle in Vancouver: eating out a few times a week, skiing in the...
  3. Job opportunities+salary for IT Project Manager in Vancouver

    Canada Expat Forum for Expats Living in Canada
    Hi all, My partner and I are (considering) relocating to Vancouver. He already has job offer but I would start my job search upon arrival and would like to the know the probability that I could secure an appropriate position and the corresponding salary expectations. I am an (IT) Project...
  4. Hong Kong ranked as most expensive city in the world for expats

    Articles: Africa
    Hong Kong is the most expensive city in the world for expats, pushing Luanda in Angola into second place, according to the latest global cost of living survey. The rankings from Mercer put Zurich in third place, Singapore in fourth while Tokyo is in fifth, up six places from last year and...
  5. European cities are the safest in the world for expats

    Articles: Europe
    European cities offer some of the highest quality of living in the world despite recent security issues, social unrest, and concern about the region's economic outlook, according to an annual survey. Vienna is ranked top overall in Mercer's 18th annual Quality of Living survey, followed by...
  6. Looking for room in container going from Auckland to Vancouver

    Canada Expat Forum for Expats Living in Canada
    Hey everyone, I am moving back to Canada after spending 7 years in New Zealand, and i have a few bits a pieces I'm wanting to take back with me. Just looking for someone selling some space (enough for about two large boxes) in a container going from Auckland to Vancouver in the next month or...
  7. Job Relocating to Vancouver

    Canada Expat Forum for Expats Living in Canada
    Questions for any Los Angeles/Southern California residents who have relocated to Vancouver in the past 12-18 months... All input is greatly appreciated. Backstory: Job is being relocated to Vancouver, BC from Los Angeles. The job is moving, the decision is whether to go with the job or lose...
  8. Family with young children moving to Vancouver

    Canada Expat Forum for Expats Living in Canada
    Hi.. We are Canadian resident visa holders moving from Dubai to Vancouver. My husband got a job in Downtown Vancouver and our kids are 1 and 3 years. We would like to lease a house/apartment closer to a center which offer Strongstart programme for children. Preferably within walking distance...
  9. Vancouverites relocating to Barcelona!

    Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hello there!! First time forum'er here (lol).... we have decided to relocate to Barcelona from Vancouver, Canada and with each new piece of research we become more and more excited about this new chapter of our life! We are looking for anyone that has successfully completed this transition...
  10. French language requirements for Vancouver?

    Canada Expat Forum for Expats Living in Canada
    How proficient with French must one be to be granted admission to Vancouver? Also, a question about primary schooling. My daughter, who is seven years old, does not know any French. Will this make it difficult to get her into a school in Vancouver? Thanks in advance for any info or URLs.
  11. International student

    Canada Expat Forum for Expats Living in Canada
    Hi Everyone, I'm 24 and currently living in the Philippines, will be moving to Vancouver by late October for my November class. Can I get an idea on how much I'll be spending on rent and utilities? I prefer 1bedroom and 1bathroom unit near downtown as much as possible. I'm a student and yes...
  12. buying a condo in Whistler;good idea or dumb idea?

    Canada Expat Forum for Expats Living in Canada
    Buying a condo in Whistler as an investment. * My wife and I are thinking about “semi-retirement” in Canada (she is Canadian and we currently live in Europe).* We have half a plan to sell up (already sale agreed) and relocate to Whistler this year, maybe purchase 1 or 2 small condo’s to rent out...
  13. IEC Vancouver

    Canada Expat Forum for Expats Living in Canada
    Hi there! I'm planning to move to Vancouver on a one year IEC visa around January 2014, and I'm just looking for some general advice! Firstly, I've been reading around that the job situation in Vancouver is bad, and that the cost of living is outrageous, is this true? Do Working Holidaymakers...
  14. Thinking about Vancouver

    Canada Expat Forum for Expats Living in Canada
    Hi Everyone - This is my first post, so a bit of background is necessary. I'm an American living in Australia (Adelaide) but looking to relocate family to Vancouver, Canada. We live in AU on my wive's skilled migrant visa (she is a MD GP who does full spectrum medicine with OB). We like...
  15. Fiance prefers LA. Is it all it seems? Should stick with Vancouver

    USA Expat Forum for Expats Living in the USA
    Ah! Ok so I've posted a few threads on here with regards to moving to Vancouver only to have my fiance say he wants to move to the US, Los Angeles to be exact. I have visited the US on numerous occaisions but not LA, I have loved it. I do love the US but I just keep hearing all these horror...
  16. Thinking of moving to Vancouver. Need some info please

    Canada Expat Forum for Expats Living in Canada
    Hi guys, My fiance and I have decided that the UK is not for us anymore and have been looking up Canada as a possible place to start our new life. According to the research I have done Vancouver seems like the one for us but I want a bit of local advice. Can any of you lovely Canadian's or...
  17. Taking up Job in Canada [currently working in US]

    Canada Expat Forum for Expats Living in Canada
    Hello All, I recently got a job offer from a company in Vancouver. The role itself is an interesting one, but I am not totally sure about taking it up - the reason being how expensive Vancouver is. Could you guys please share your thoughts on this. I am currently working on a non-immigrant...
  18. Playing Aussie Rules in Vancouver

    Canada Expat Forum for Expats Living in Canada
    If you are looking to play Australian Football (Aussie Rules) in Vancouver, The West Coast Saints, part of the BCAFL, are always looking for players. The Saints have made the Grand Final (or better) each season since their inception into the league in 2008. We train at Jonathon Rogers Park in...
  19. Living in Vancouver

    Canada Expat Forum for Expats Living in Canada
    Hello Everybody, I am workng for an international IT company and they want to send me from Germany to Vancouver - I am German. I have a wife and a 8 month old boy and now we are figuring out what may be best for us over there. So my questions are: - Can someone give me an idea of the different...
  20. Already 10 months in VANCOUVER on a Working Holiday Visa!

    Canada Expat Forum for Expats Living in Canada
    It seems like only yesterday when I took a flight from Madrid without any idea about how my life would like 8.417 km long from my home, 10 months later, I can say without no doubt I would do it again. Beginnings are never easy, especially when you don’t know anybody who can help you or give you...
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