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Posts sharing tips on how to meet new people and build a healthy, social lifestyle in Canada.

Volunteering as part of your Canadian job-search strategy

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Volunteering is a common practice in Canada. I came across an infographic (see below) indicating that in 2010 almost half of Canadians offered their time, energy, and knowledge to non-profits and charities across the country. This post is meant to provide you with some guidelines on volunteering as part of your Canadian job-search strategy…

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Welcome to winter! Dressing for the cold

Winter in CanadaAre you arriving to Canada this winter? This post contains tips on dressing for Canada’s colder months (generally November-March).  In addition to its beauty, Canada’s winter offers the newcomer countless adventures: skating the Rideau Canal in Ottawa , snowshoeing near the snow-covered Rocky Mountains, and gazing at the ice sculptures of Québec City’s Carnival…

 
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5 Ways to Stay Physically Fit in Canada

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I have made it my mission to include information in my blog about the importance of staying healthy in Canada. Leading health researchers in Canada have observed that newcomers to Canada arrive with better health than the average Canadian. However, over time, the average health of newcomers to Canada declines below their Canadian counterparts. This phenomenon is called the ‘Healthy Immigrant Effect’…

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