We are a young family in our early 30's from Yorkshire in the u.k wanting to emigrate to Canada. My husband is a gas/plumbing engineer and has run his own business here for 10 years and i am a childcare worker. We have 3 young children 8,5 and 2. We have been researching and finding information now for almost a year but would really like to hear it from the horses mouth. We can not decide between Ontario and the Vancouver area. We had picked out a few towns in Ontario - Guelf, Burlington - just places that we liked the sound of and seemed to have a lot going on. We think we prefer the idea of the seasons and having the snow every winter where as in Vancouver am i right in believing that they have more of a wet damp winter like we do in the u.k??? Could any one give information on the SMOG situatuion in Ontario is it a problem or is it something that we have in the u.k that they just don't tell us about??. Also any areas/towns in Ontario where the winters are maybe a little milder (is this possible???) I here house prices are very high in Vancouver area but are there any areas that are maybe up and coming and what the weather is actually like there??? - So many questions!!! And finally what area would be best for my husband to get a decent job he has a lot of experience in the u.k but would he have to take any new exams in canada???. We are hoping to come out on a temparory visa any time after October 2010. Any information would be greatly appreciated - Also any expats from the u.k who have emigrated succesfully how are u finding it ?? How does it compare to the u.k?? Thankyou X: confused !!!