Canadian Links

All of the links given below can be found in and are fully discussed in the book "How to Retire in Canada" by Les Johns which can be purchased directly from this site.

Tourist Pages

Canada's Official Tourism Web Site

British Columbia

Directory of Canadian Tourist Offices

(From the above site it is possible to get to the web sites of all states and territories and many cities.

Travel Guide to Canada

Government and Immigration Department Pages

Citizenship and Immigration Canada

Sponsorship of Close Family

The above page deals particularly with the sponsorship by children who are Canadian citizens or permanent residents of parents.

Police Clearance Certificates

This page and the links therefrom provide detailed information on the subject of obtaining Police Clearance Certificates

Medical examinations in general

Medical examinations required by prospective permanent residents

Application Fees

Application Fees for Permanent Residents

Comprehensive Fee Schedule


Road and Motor Vehicle Safety

Road Transport with Links to Licensing


National Climate Data and Information Archive

Maps of Canada

Maps:-Canada from many Perspectives


Time and longitude

Time across the World