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29yr old Aussie guy wanting to do a working holday in Canada

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29yr old Aussie guy wanting to do a working holday in Canada

Hey there fellow travelers,

I'm looking to do a working holiday in Canada starting Mid this year (2014), but I dont know where I want to go or what I want to do.

Can anyone recommend anything? I'm looking for a good work/party balance ;)

Also is it worth going through a company for VISA and job placement etc or should I simply do it myself?

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1. Re: 29yr old Aussie guy wanting to do a working holday in Canada

Start with cic.gc.ca for visa info....

Toronto, Montreal or Vancouver can easily satisfy work/party balance...

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2. Re: 29yr old Aussie guy wanting to do a working holday in Canada

I would like to live in Montreal but I don't speak French :(

Does everyone still speak English? would I be able to get around and work etc with no French?

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3. Re: 29yr old Aussie guy wanting to do a working holday in Canada

No problem getting around Montreal with just English...

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4. Re: 29yr old Aussie guy wanting to do a working holday in Canada

What about work?

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5. Re: 29yr old Aussie guy wanting to do a working holday in Canada

Get the Visa first, then worry about the actual work. The work is the easy part.

That said, you're already likely too late. Get on this right now:

canadainternational.gc.ca/australia-australi…

Good luck.

Cheers,

Terry

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6. Re: 29yr old Aussie guy wanting to do a working holday in Canada

You are right at the top end of admissibility for this program, but you can give it a shot. Do you turn 30 in 2014 or 2015?

The work situation is fairly good in Canada. Most Australians seem to come in winter and work the ski resorts, but you could probably also find summer resort work or hospitality work in the cities. Whistler is a year-round resort that seems to be populated primarily with young Australians.

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7. Re: 29yr old Aussie guy wanting to do a working holday in Canada

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