It didn’t take long to notice key differences between life in America and Canada. So we made a list — here are the top seven.
Housing markets were on fire even before we arrived in NS. We needed to get out of the real-estate starting gate as soon as quarantine was over, otherwise we’d be priced out of the market.
It’s one thing to move to Canada. It’s quite another to set yourself up to LIVE here. During the pandemic, lock-downs, and quarantines, there’s a few top-priority tasks to get done right after you arrive.
A 20-foot UHaul laden with all we could squeeze into it pulling a Miata on a trailer. Two cats and Jackie stuck in the Subaru for two days and three nights. Driving up the eastern seaboard chased by a winter storm. What could possibly go wrong…?
Moving permanently across a national border is no trivial feat. We had a lot to learn and a lot of details to cover before we left. How do you find out everything you need to know and where’s the best places to do it?
In the previous five years, we’d moved six times. Now we were talking about another move — this time to another country! What possessed us to want to move again and why pick Nova Scotia?