In the meantime that the transatlantic flights will be possible again, these blogs of French settlers in Canada will give you a taste of the country from your home.
Want large open spaces and escape in this time of confinement ? And if you dive into the life of French expatriates in Canada ? The Express offers you a small selection of blogs that range from discovery of the country, stories of immigration and practical recommendations. Of what to change (virtually) air, learn more about the canadian culture, or even prepare your future installation across the Atlantic...
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A window on Québec
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Their objective ? "Tell (their) daily life in (their) town of adoption." "Our desire is to show that it is possible, as young professionals find the right balance in Quebec and especially in Montreal," explained Camille and Jordan, which offer good addresses (restaurants, neighborhoods, activities) and practice guides (work in Montreal in PVT, find an apartment, choose an insurance policy, etc)
Off to Montreal
Quebec adoption from 2017, the Navy, 30 years, "love and sharing", "all that the city of Montreal and Quebec have to offer." On the menu of his blog : beating of the heart culinary, fundamental activities (like a hike at sunset in the parc du Mont-Royal), and everyday life.
Wendy, 23 years old, lives in Montreal since September 2018. On her blog, she reflects her career of PVTiste and inform future travellers, without frills. in Among his last posts ? "The positive and negative points of Montreal" or "Montreal life vs other canadian cities".
The family Hamon (Deborah, Julian and their son Harry) flew to Montreal in 2018. Between the preparations for the departure, the installation and the daily life ("discovery", "food", "mood"), their site is a deep dive into their adventures in "the land of the caribou".
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A window on Ontario
After two PVT in Toronto (2014-2015 and 2017-2019), Astrid Moulin has been granted permanent residence in April 2019. The one who defines himself as a "blogger fringe" recounts his experiences to help the French community on site, but also the French who are preparing for their arrival in Toronto.
The sheep migratory
Theo Belnou, aka "the sheep migratory", has lived in Canada since 2016 (first to Montreal and then to Toronto). The site of this young youtubeur makes it great for meetings and the narrative of his adventures in Toronto and elsewhere in the world.
A window on the Manitoba
Cups of English tea - the blog of a French in Winnipeg
Installed in Winnipeg since 2017 and a permanent resident since September 2019, Kenza Zaoui sharing on his blog his "adventures and advice." His last post date ? The narrative of a march of a little special, marked by the irruption of the Covid-19 in Manitoba.
A window on Alberta
English With Benefits
After having lived three years in Toronto (2010-2013), Lisa moved to Calgary with her husband, in 2014. Arrived with a permanent residence, they are canadian citizens since 2015. On their website, they trace their immigration procedures, their everyday life (work, housing, health, etc) and give the word to other French people living in Canada.
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This is from Edmonton, where they settled in march 2014, that Ferdy and his spouse are living to their readers, their canadian experiences. On the programme : discovery of the western part of the country, practical life and testimony of expats.
A window on British Columbia
In his "book of virtual trip", Perrine, 30 years old, set "dreams, jobs, travel, moods, discoveries, wanderings and other adventures". Installed in Burnaby, east of Vancouver, the young woman moved with a PVT and received the permit Mobility francophone before obtaining permanent residence.
World Wild Traveller
communication Consultant, Elodie, 30 years, spent a year in Montreal before moving to Vancouver. On his personal website, "it explores this corner of the world" and "share (his) heart".
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A window on the Yukon
"Passionate about nature and the great outdoors", Kelly has chosen to set his suitcases on the side of Whitehorse. Everything to fulfill one of his dreams : "treading the lands where in the past, the gold rushes have raged..."
Julie, a time
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"I don't want to make you dream, I want to give you the keys to fulfill your own dreams," warns Julie on the home page of his blog. This journalist by training, keen on travels, left his native Belgium to Canada in September 2018. After having lived a year in Vancouver, she is now based in Whitehorse.