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Moving to Canada (Part 2): The language, blending in and networking

Moving to Canada (Part 2): The language, blending in and networking

Thanks a lot everyone for the messages, the calls and the comments, much appreciated. Now I know there are two sides to a coin, so this post is inevitable. I have talked about the potential issues, so I believe it best to talk about everything I have done to improve my professional and social life and also my English.
In the last post I talked about issues with the language, blending in and networking and with making money. It did take a while, but then after a month I made some adjustments and while I have not achieved my goals, I have made a lot of progress.

I think at this point, it is important to note that I haven’t gotten my permanent residency, I am still on an open work permit so there’s a lot I do not yet have access to, here in Canada, but the good news is I am on the last lap on that (new update) and unless something blows up somewhere, I do expect to become a resident this month so… (YAY?). Just like before, I will break it down again, but now with what I have done. So here it goes.

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My move to Canada: The challenges

My move to Canada: The challenges

For most of my adult life and some of my childhood, I have wanted to live in Canada. There wasn’t a complex reason to it too, it was simply because as a child and till this day, I had never heard anything negative about Canada. I mean, Green Peace was started here and as a child it sounded like heaven. It has been about 8 years in the making, but I am finally here and while it is still peaceful, it has been a whole lot different from what I thought it would be. You know, little differences that when summed up become quite huge. Without further ado… I will first bring you to…

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