Housing: Finding a Safe New Home in Canada

Moving to a new country, especially with small children in tow, can be a life-changing experience. The biggest fear is that of the unknown. Where will we live? How will we manage without a job? How cold will it be? These are some of the…

Food: Delicious Choices

By Stephanie Dickison Over the past 20 years, the selection and quality of ethnic food has been rising across the country. No matter where you live there are lots of good ethnic restaurants and markets.

ESL Students Spell “S-U-C-C-E-S-S”

“Only passions, great passions, can elevate the soul to great things.” - Denis Diderot (1713-1784) Channah Coehn was moving into her new office when we met. We were surrounded by dismantled furniture and boxes of papers. The interview was…

English: Quick and Easy Online ESL

You’re new to Canada. Improving your English or French is likely high on your list. But you’re also busy setting up your new life. There’s an online service called LingQ (www.lingq.com) that is helping people around the world learn…

Effectiveness of ESL Classes

“Education is the first public good that a government can confer on its people.” -- Louis Lafontaine (Joint Premier of the Province of Canada prior to Confederation) English as a Second Language training can play a vital role in your…

Education: Why Study in Canada?

A world class education. A chance to discover a different culture. An internationally recognized degree. An opportunity to meet people from across the globe and learn about various lifestyles. These are just some of the things that Canadian…