A sign in an airport directs international visitors to a Canadian Border Services Agency post.

5 Things to Know Before Coming to Canada

Whether you’re coming to Canada from the USA or any other country, or coming to Canada as a student or for any other reason, you want to be prepared. We’ve put together this list of five things to know before coming to Canada to help…
Older man having blood pressure taken by nurse in doctor’s office

4 Tips for Travelling With High Blood Pressure

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High blood pressure, medically known as hypertension, is a common chronic health condition worldwide. According to the World Health Organization, the number of adults aged 30–79 years with hypertension has increased from 650 million to 1.28…
A Canadian flag waves in the breeze in front of Parliament Hill.

What to Look For With Travel Health Insurance in Canada

Depending on the nature of your visit, travel health insurance for Canada can be a requirement for crossing the border. In other cases, carrying travel medical insurance in Canada is a good idea, but not a legal mandate. Let’s take a closer…
A view of Ottawa’s Parliament Hill.

IEC Working Holiday: Where To Stay for The First Month in Canada

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Are you applying to, or have already been accepted into, the International Experience Canada (IEC) program? Many IEC participants visit Canada by choosing the Working Holiday category. This type of experience allows you to work in a variety…
A nighttime view of the Toronto skyline from Lake Ontario.

Planning Your Trip: Where to Stay in Toronto

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Toronto is the largest city in Canada (and fourth-largest in all of North America). With more than six million people in the metro area and a reputation as a cultural melting pot, there’s something for everyone. The city is both uniquely…
An aerial view of downtown Vancouver.

Where to Stay in Vancouver: Make the Most of Your Next Trip!

When you take a truly great vacation, you need to pick an exceptional place to stay. Learning about the best hotels and lodging options in Vancouver can help make your next trip even more memorable. Let’s discover this metropolis on the…