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About Jane Killeen-Payne

Jane moved to Fall River, NS in 2007 with her husband and at the time 2 kids. Now with 3 kids she shares her knowledge on moving to another country on this website for others doing the same

At What Age Do Children Start School in Nova Scotia?

Before I give a rundown of what happens and what age your children can start school in Nova Scotia, I should tell you that the age a child starts school in Canada is not standardized across the whole country. It would certainly be helpful for some kind of unification.

Education is compulsory between the ages […]

Winter Family Fun in Nova Scotia: Sugar Moon Farm

One of our favourite places to visit for a little winter fun in Nova Scotia is Sugar Moon Farm. Not heard of it? Well, keep reading because it is a fabulous day out for all the family.

Sugar Moon is a maple syrup farm and restaurant in Earltown, Colchester County (an easy 1hr 30 min […]

Buying a Home in Nova Scotia, Canada – It’s a Very Different Process Here

Buying Home in Nova Scotia – Here’s What You Should Know About the Process….

Newly landed immigrants to Nova Scotia who don’t plan to rent long term need to know exactly what they are getting into when buying their first home in Canada, as there are quite a few significant differences between the process in the […]

Canadian Immigration: Job Sponsorship versus Finding Work on Arrival

Some of the most asked questions we receive here at Moving 2 Nova Scotia is about finding work. If you are seriously thinking about moving to Canada, the dilemma I’m about to describe may be the biggest you will face.
Should I Get a Visa First Or a Job Sponsorship?
For many people, being able to […]

7 things you need to know before moving to Halifax

I came across this really great post featuring 7 things you need to know before moving to Halifax and thought I would share it with you. It has a lot of valid points.

One of the best things about moving to Halifax and choosing to live in Nova Scotia over other parts of Canada has […]

Relocating to Nova Scotia – Tips on Your Arrival

Relocating to Nova Scotia
So, after a great deal of consideration, a lot of paperwork, and most probably a quite substantial financial outlay, you find yourself landing at Halifax International Airport to start your new life in Nova Scotia, Canada. This is it….you are finally relocating to Nova Scotia 🙂

You might describe your journey as a […]

Essential Information for Moving to Canada

Population:  Canada is the second largest country on earth—10 million square kilometres, with a population of 36 million (December 2016)
Canada has ten provinces and three territories. Each province and territory has its own capital city.

Capital city of Canada: Ottawa

Largest city: Toronto

Most Populated Provinces: Ontario and Québec (62.1% of the Canadian total)  followed by British Columbia, Alberta, […]

Winter in Nova Scotia and School Storm Days

Winter in Nova Scotia and school storm days go hand in hand. Compared to other provinces in Canada it seems Nova Scotia issues more school cancellations than many other parts of the country.

The reason for this? No-one can give me a conclusive answer, but it seems as though the coastal dampness causes rapid and […]

Where Can I buy British Food in Nova Scotia?

Maybe you are fairly new to Nova Scotia and wondering if it’s possible to buy British food in Nova Scotia. Your luck is in. You can more or less find anything on your shopping list, but be prepared to pay a premium for it.

For the longest time, we craved proper back bacon, walkers crisps […]

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