Category Archives: Canadian health care

An Expat in Vancouver: A Medical Care Review

We’ve been nothing but impressed with the health care we have received since moving to Vancouver two years ago, but we haven’t been that sick so — happily — our experiences have been minimal. I can say that after hearing … Continue reading

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An expat in Vancouver first impressions: Medical care

This week marked an important milestone in our move to Vancouver: use of our newly minted medical benefits card. Back in the U.S. we heard all the horror stories about Canada’s socialized medicine as broadcast far and wide in the … Continue reading

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An expat in Vancouver first observations: health care

Today marks the end of my first week as an official Vancouver resident. This was an easy move because we did not have far to go (from Oregon), there are no language barriers in dealing with mainstream society, and the … Continue reading

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