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About Richard

Richard moved to Fall River, NS in 2007 with his wife and at the time 2 kids. Now with 3 kids he shares his knowledge on moving to another country on his website for others doing the same

How Can I Find a Family Doctor in Nova Scotia?

If you have been following the Nova Scotia news, you’ll be aware that we have an acute shortage of doctors in our province.

As of December 1st, 42,198 Nova Scotians were without a family doctor and on the provincial wait list.

Nova Scotia health officials say they have recruited 92 doctors since April 1st 2018 although […]

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What’s It Like Living in Halifax, Nova Scotia

Thank you to Richard Payne of Halifax Homes and Lifestyles for sharing this blog post that he wrote. Check out www.richardpayne.ca for more valuable blog posts on living and working in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
 
Of course, everyone will have their own opinion of what it is like living in Halifax, Nova Scotia and here is […]

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New BLOG: What You Need to Know When Buying Your First Home in Nova Scotia

Moving to Nova Scotia, Canada and buying your first home.

Here’s all the essential information you need to know about how the Canadian home buying process works and what you need to know as a newcomer to Canada.

Feel free to get in touch with us if you require any further information or we can help […]

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Black Fly – the Downside of Living in Nova Scotia

From mid May until the end of June (sometimes early July) we are blessed with black fly season.  There are many species of black fly within Canada (approximately 165) but only two that swarm and bite and we have this type here in Nova Scotia 🙁

Unlike mosquitos, black flies lay their eggs on moving […]

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Finding a Home in Halifax, Nova Scotia

One of the most difficult parts about relocating to Nova Scotia is choosing where to live and finding a home. If you have a family with school aged children, my guess is you want to make the process as streamlined and as easy as possible for every family member.

Moving to an area, starting your […]

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School Catchment Areas and Maps for Halifax Regional School Board

Hey everyone!

For people moving to Halifax with children, one of their main priorities is to find a good school and to get their children settled in their new environment as quickly as possible. As the province doesn’t appear to publish a school ranking guide, it’s sometimes a word of mouth or trusting-your-own-instincts kind of […]

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Moving to Nova Scotia with Your Pets

Hey everyone,

One of the recent questions I was asked is how easy is it to bring your domestic pet to Nova Scotia?

For those of you that are coming here with a Relocation Package attached to a job offer, the transportation of your pet is often covered under your package so for the purpose of […]

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By |January 23rd, 2018|Categories: Blog||0 Comments

Some Interesting Facts About Nova Scotia

Birthplace of Hockey (Windsor, NS) The History of Ice Hockey from the Original Home Ice & Birthplace of Hockey Windsor Nova Scotia (circa 1800).

 

We have the highest tides in the world opening up a whole area of recreation hard to find elsewhere (mud sliding, tidal bore rafting, muddy soccer). Tidal Bore Rafting

 

It’s […]

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Should you rent when you first move here?

Some families will look to rent in the short term when they first move to #NovaScotia. Here’s some essential information and points to consider. #Canada

 

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Don’t forget these extra costs

New VLOG: Don’t forget these extra costs if you are moving to #NovaScotia with children. #Canada

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