|By Cameron McCallum, Regional Vice President at Eagle|
The Insiders' Guide to Moving to Vancouver... Plus a Tip to Find Work When You Get Here!The truth about the Canadian economy is that while some regions may be booming in job opportunities, others continue to struggle. Even in those cities where careers thrive for one trade or skillset, an expert in another field may not be getting the same luck. If you're considering a change in venue to find a new career opportunity, have you considered moving to Vancouver?
Is Vancouver the Right Place for You?[caption id="attachment_5302" align="alignright" width="300"] "Downtown Vancouver Sunset" by Magnus Larsson is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0[/caption] We all have our perspectives on what a city must be like, even when we've never set foot in it. Vancouver is one of those cities that evokes a lot of different feelings amongst Canadians. It gets its fair share of press, both negative and positive, which feeds into the stereotypes we all have. For example:
- We've all heard of the "crazy" Vancouver housing market -- it exists, but both the City and Province are taking steps to make renting in Vancouver or purchasing a house or condo more affordable.
- The rain -- there is a lot in the winter, but winter is soooo short!
- The beauty of the city -- oceans, mountains, parks... what's not to like?