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    My First Weeks in Canada

    I arrived in Canada around mid-autumn of 2016, when everything was turning yellow.     I travelled a few times between Montreal and Calgary. I finally settled in Montreal last January 2017 because of the city’s exceptional beauty and diversity. But what I really liked the most is the convenience of transportation. With frequent schedules of buses and Metro (Montreal’s underground train), having a car is not a necessity for a single person like me. Although the rate of taxes are a bit high at around 9% + 5% compared to Alberta’s 5%, cost of living is affordable. I find the meats, fruits and vegetables cheaper here. Filipino foods are…