Moving

You Should Move To A Small Town And Semi-Retire

Jacki Andre | Posted 07.18.2016 | Canada Living
Jacki Andre

Small-town living is a nice compromise between farm and "big" city life, and has a lot of perks. You have a better view of the Milky Way, less traffic, and lower crime rates than in the city, but you also have a community of people watching out for you and lending a hand when you need one.

7 Tips To Keep You Sane During A Move

Allison Weigensberg | Posted 06.24.2016 | Canada Living
Allison Weigensberg

Lets face it. Moving sucks. What person in their right mind enjoys spending hours upon hours of carefully packing up all of their belongings only to undo the whole thing a few hours later in a totally new and unfamiliar environment?

Real-World Advice For Travelling With Your Jet-Set Pet

Get Leashed Magazine | Posted 06.17.2016 | Canada Travel
Get Leashed Magazine

We reached out to Sara Graham, editor, yoga teacher and author of How To Make Big Moves: Relocate Without Losing Your Mind. A Canadian currently based in Sweden, Graham shares with us inspiring tales from living abroad with her two frisky felines, Tigerlily and Dragon.

Living In Vancouver Isn't The Be-All, End-All

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.25.2016 | Canada British Columbia

"I had some tears through the next weeks of selling."

How To Move Without Losing Your Mind

Jen Lawrence | Posted 04.13.2016 | Canada Living
Jen Lawrence

I'm currently in the middle of moving house. I've moved six times in eight years and, people, it never gets easier. There is something about putting all of your earthly possessions into boxes that is spiritually draining. And don't get me started on the soul-destroying nature of switching over one's internet.

What People Don't Tell You About Moving Abroad

Samantha Pinter-Thompson | Posted 04.05.2016 | Canada Living
Samantha Pinter-Thompson

When I tell people about picking up my life and moving abroad permanently I am often greeted with a similar response: something along the lines of "you're so brave" or "I could never do that." While leaving Canada, where I was born and raised, and moving to England on my own was certainly a daunting prospect, I don't consider myself brave.

12 Ways To Turn Housework Into A Workout

Lyda Mclallen | Posted 03.07.2016 | Canada Living
Lyda Mclallen

You might be surprised to learn that you don't just need to go to the gym or bundle up for a power walk to stay fit. Your daily chores can help burn calories and can add up to a personal fitness routine as well. There is a reason they call it housework. You can burn some serious calories during a marathon cleaning session.

I Understand What It's Like To Live On The Move

World Vision | Posted 03.11.2016 | Canada Impact
World Vision

I know the uncertainty and pain of saying goodbye, not knowing when or if you will ever see your home and friends again. But I don't know what it feels like to flee with just the clothes on your back and a small bag of essentials. As hard as moving is, it is nothing compared to the trauma and constant upheaval of living as a refugee.

The Allure Of Moving Into The Mountains

Tamara Griffiths | Posted 11.10.2015 | Canada Travel
Tamara Griffiths

When North Americans make their first visits to Italy, they tend to go to the famous cities (Florence, Venice, Rome, etc.) and then maybe take in the ...

What I Learned After a Year of Living in Victoria

Lisa Abram | Posted 08.18.2016 | Canada Living
Lisa Abram

It's not as straightforward to simply relocate across the country. The theory that all provinces are alike is misguided, even though we do share two uniting forces in this great country -- ice hockey and our health care system.

Moving Across Canada Helped Me Understand What Home Means

Lisa Abram | Posted 08.11.2016 | Canada Living
Lisa Abram

Once the wheels were in motion to sell our house, I started to reflect on the idea of change and what that would mean for us. I'd have to quit the job that I loved, working in the culturally rich Winnipeg arts community and vacate the life that I set up for myself since moving to Winnipeg from Toronto.

Sticky Situation: Avoid Moving Day Madness

Julie Blais Comeau | Posted 06.30.2016 | Canada Living
Julie Blais Comeau

Whether you are moving on the same day as Canada Day or not, transitioning from a downtown apartment to a townhouse in the burbs, or from a bungalow on the river's edge to a penthouse on top, moving annoyances are the same. Avoid them with this guide.

Moving Provinces? You Can Transfer Your Prescriptions

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre | Posted 05.20.2016 | Canada Living
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

In recent years, the provinces have introduced measures that make it easier for patients to transfer their prescriptions from another part of Canada. The process is fairly simple, but there are a few restrictions and other things you must consider.

Moving in Together Means Merging Your Interior Decor Styles

Yanic Simard | Posted 06.11.2015 | Canada Style
Yanic Simard

Moving in together is great: you have someone to share your life with -- not to mention splitting the bills. Sharing your space though? Not always so easy. When it's time to mix two styles together, here are some tips for creating a decor scheme that everyone can not only live with, but love!

I Feel 14 Again: Making New Friends After Moving

Anne Day | Posted 02.18.2014 | Canada
Anne Day

Have you ever noticed that history has a way of repeating itself, especially if you haven't paid attention and learned the lesson the first time around? I say this because I have just realized that I am facing the same situation I first dealt with when I was 14. A couple of months ago we moved full time to our farm, just an hour from where we used to live. Now, I can see that I need to focus my energies on making new friends.

10 Items You Should Toss When Moving In With Someone

2 For Couples | Posted 11.19.2012 | Canada Style

Getting ready to move in with your sweetie? Not so fast: Toss these first to ensure your love nest is quibble- and clutter-free! What items did you...