Moving to Vancouver from UK

Moving to Vancouver from UK

Moving to Vancouver From the UK

You may be relocating to Vancouver for work, taking advantage of a 2 year working holiday visa, or moving to the city to start a new life. Whatever your reasons for moving to Vancouver from the UK, you’ve got a massive adventure ahead of you. The city was recently ranked as one of the best places to live in the world. It’s easy to see why; the location couldn’t be better, perched between the North Shore mountains and the Pacific Ocean.

Schepens has been moving clients to this vibrant city for over 100 years now. We love working in this region, but that’s very different to living there. We asked some of our clients how they found living in Vancouver, and here are some of their responses:

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International Removals to Canada

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Schepens Can Help With Your International Move to Canada

Canada is the world’s second largest country by surface (after Russia) yet relatively small in terms of population. When Brits consider an international move with Schepens, Canada is always high on the list. There’s plenty of reasons to move to Canada. From universal politeness, to stunning landscapes, wildlife and nature to thriving, high-tech cities.

Canada’s climate is characterised by diversity. In Vancouver alone, you can be sunbathing on Kitsilano Beach in the morning, and skiing on Cypress Mountain in the afternoon! Through blistering cold winters to humid, muggy summers – torrential rain, blinding snowstorms, vicious tornados and periods of drought; Canadians experience some of the planets most diverse weather systems.

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Thinking of Moving to Canada from UK?

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Thinking of Moving to Canada from UK?

Thinking of Moving to Canada from UK?

When Brits think of moving beyond Europe, Canada is one of the first places they consider. The fact that it’s an English-speaking country is a major consideration, of course. But the lure of Canada is about far more than expediency. The country is currently enjoying a reputation for diverse, high tech cities, thrilling wild landscapes, and a warm, friendly population.

The sheer size of Canada defies simple generalisations, however. It’s the second largest country in the world, beaten only to Russia, making it a place of wide divergences. The climate in the north is completely different to that in the south, east or west. And Quebec province in eastern Canada is predominantly French speaking. Whilst 30% of Vancouver’s citizens, on the western coast, are of Chinese heritage.

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Moving to Ottawa

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Moving to Ottawa

Moving to Ottawa

Ask anyone who lives in Ottawa about their home city and they’ll probably tell you: “Ottawa’s a Government city”. What you’re hearing is the accepted shorthand for saying that Ottawa consistently delivers on quality of life. It may not be the party capital like Montreal, or an international coastal city like Vancouver, but it’s a good looking, family- oriented capital city that provides a host of small town benefits.

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Moving to Toronto from UK

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Moving to Toronto from UK

Tips to Help With Moving to Toronto From UK

Since the UK Referendum in 2016, Toronto has seen a huge spike in interest from British expats keen to move to there. It’s easy to see why this city is such an attractive destination for Brits.  Despite a diverse population, English is the dominant language used across Toronto and the employment prospects are excellent.  The city is currently experiencing a construction and engineering boom. Canada’s Outpost Recruitment site reports healthy numbers of UK applicants to posts recruiting in these areas.

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Removals to Vancouver

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Removals to Vancouver

 Schepens Provide International Removals to Vancouver

There are plenty of reasons to consider moving to Vancouver, but perhaps its location is the most obvious. This stunning seaport offers you the possibility of sunbathing on Kitsilano Beach in the morning and visiting one of the three North Shore ski-resorts in the afternoon. The temperate climate is also a big draw; the city hits an average of 22o℃ in the summer and 6-8o℃ in the winter – which is positively tropical for this part of the world!

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Move to Canada from UK

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Move to Canada from UK

Planning a Move to Canada From UK?

If you’re thinking about making the move to Canada from UK you’re part of a growing trend. Ever since the referendum in 2016 Google Trends has shown a steadily increasing number of people searching for information on moving to this beautiful country. Apart from Brexit there are plenty of reasons for this; Canada’s breathtaking scenery, Canadians’ welcoming attitude to immigrants, and of course, so much of the Canadian culture feels familiar.

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Immigrate to Canada from UK

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Immigrate to Canada from UK

Looking to Immigrate to Canada from UK?

The number of people looking to immigrate to Canada from the UK has soared over the last two years, and – quite apart from Brexit – there’s plenty of reasons why. Canada’s considered one of the safest countries to live in, it’s record on freedom and human rights is second to none, and 20% of its 36.4 million inhabitants are foreign-born, making it one of the most immigrant-friendly countries in the world.

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Removals to Canada from UK

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Removals to Canada from UK

Ever since the British vote to leave the EU, there has been a spike in Google searches for “moving to Canada” and applications for permanent residency. It’s not difficult to see why Canada would be natural choice; English is the prominent language, it shares a number of cultural similarities with with UK, and there’s a dazzling range of choices when it comes to deciding where to live.

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