Meet the expat – Mia

Mia is a South African singer, songwriter and entrepreneur who moved to Calgary with her family in 2019. You can read more about Mia on her websites, Mia Whitfield and Sing It Inc, or follow her on Facebook or Instagram. When did you move to Canada and what made you choose Calgary? We moved to... Continue Reading →

Meet the expats – Kobus and Marie-France

We take a little break from life in Calgary to meet some South African/French expats living in BC. Kobus and Marie-France share their experiences of life in Port Moody, a city close to Vancouver. Kobus has written a number of great books about life in Africa and being an expat. To learn more, see his... Continue Reading →

Meet the expats – Dylan and Stefanie

Dylan and Stefanie moved to Calgary in November 2019 with their three adorable doggies, Barklie, Chewie and Pippie. They share their thoughts on moving to and starting a new life in Canada. When did you move to Canada and what made you choose Calgary? We arrived in Calgary on 12 November 2019 without ever having... Continue Reading →

Meet the expats – Conrad and Nicky

Conrad and Nicky moved to Canada at the end of 2019 and share their thoughts on starting a new life in Calgary. When did you move to Canada and what made you choose Calgary? We came in November 2019 and moved to Calgary because of the lifestyle and living costs of Alberta compared to other... Continue Reading →

Meet the expats – Wayne and Leanne

Wayne and Leanne moved from Pretoria to Calgary in early 2020 with their two kiddies. They share some of their family’s first impressions of life in Canada. When did you move to Canada and what made you choose Calgary? We departed O.R Thambo International Airport on 17 January 2020 and arrived at Calgary International on... Continue Reading →

Meet the expat – Francell

Francell moved to Calgary in October 2019 and arrived in the city ahead of her husband, who will hopefully be joining her very soon. She shares some great insights about the good, the bad and the ugly of life in Calgary. When did you move to Canada and what made you choose Calgary? I landed... Continue Reading →

Meet the expat – Tarryn

Tarryn, a 20-something South African expat who moved to Calgary in 2019, shares some wonderful insights about her life in ''Cow Town". When did you move to Canada and what made you choose Calgary? I left my home in Johannesburg and landed in Vancouver on 24 April 2019. Long story short, my whole life and... Continue Reading →

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