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Swoop Offers Flights to Arizona

2018-08-14T09:00:44-07:00August 14th, 2018|Travel to Arizona|

Upstart Canadian "ultra-low-cost carrier" Swoop is making its first push into the United States, revealing plans to fly seven routes from five U.S. airports. The airline’s first US flights start on October 11th, when Swoop launches non-stop service between Las Vegas and Edmonton. The carrier will add six more US-Canada routes by the end of [...]

Canadians Buying US Real Estate In 2018

2018-08-07T09:03:57-07:00August 7th, 2018|Canadians in Arizona, Real Estate|

The National Association of REALTORS® released their annual report for international transactions of US residential real estate. The report presents information regarding transactions with Canadian clients who purchased and sold U.S. residential property during the 12-month period of April 2017 to March 2018. How much US real estate are Canadians buying? Canadians purchased approximately [...]

Arizona Real Estate Investing

2018-05-11T10:23:26-07:00May 11th, 2018|Canadians in Arizona, Real Estate|

Canada is the largest foreign direct investment country into Arizona. And Arizona, alone, accounts for approximately $6 billion bilateral footprint of the $1.4 trillion between Canada and the U.S., according to the Canada Arizona Business Council. Our neighbors to the north have long been lured to the great state of Arizona and share similar [...]

Canadian Snowbirds Impact Arizona Economy

2018-04-16T09:18:37-07:00April 16th, 2018|Canadians in Arizona, Tourism, Travel to Arizona|

The Canada Arizona Business Council has just released key new ?ndings regarding the economic impact non-resident Canadians have on the Arizona economy annually. In addition to the previously estimated short-term Canadian tourism  impact within  Arizona of $1 Billion (source: Arizona O?ce of Tourism), the Council now  believes a more accurate estimate should include an additional [...]

Arizona Wants More Canadian Visitors

2018-04-09T11:44:06-07:00April 9th, 2018|Canadians in Arizona, Tourism, Travel to Arizona|

The Arizona Office of Tourism has teamed up with a national marketing company to create a digital campaign that will attract more international travelers from Canada. In 2017, over 1 million Canadians visited Arizona spending over 1 billion dollars in the Arizona economy. The Arizona office of tourism wants more! Filmmakers from Brand USA will [...]

Canadian Customs Could be Coming to the US

2018-03-28T22:58:04-07:00March 28th, 2018|Travel to Arizona|

Canada could soon have its first customs facilities located inside the United States. Florida and Arizona are potential sites for pilot projects in ongoing experiments to modernize the border. It would be the next phase in preclearance efforts that have been going on for decades. The U.S. has had customs sites for years in Canadian [...]

Expanding Canadian Healthcare in the USA

2018-03-26T13:47:16-07:00March 26th, 2018|Healthcare, Travel to Arizona|

The city of Surprise established a cross border healthcare task force to determine the feasibility of bringing Canadian healthcare services to Arizona. The idea is to set up a place in Surprise where Canadian doctors can practice, and the snowbirds can get medical services and rehabilitation in a warm climate. The task force is co-chaired [...]

Scottsdale Voted Best City to Retire in America

2018-03-21T21:58:34-07:00March 21st, 2018|Real Estate, Retirement, Travel to Arizona|

A number of Arizona cities were picked as some of the best places in the country to retire in, including Scottsdale which took the #1 spot! Arizona top ranked cities include: Scottsdale ranked 1st Mesa ranked 11th Tempe ranked 29th Tucson ranked 52nd Phoenix ranked 59th The list was made by Niche, a neighborhood [...]

Air Canada Increases Flights to Arizona

2018-03-19T09:14:44-07:00March 19th, 2018|Canadians in Arizona, Travel to Arizona|

Air Canada announced it would expand its frequency of flights to Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport from Calgary and Vancouver starting on October 28 of 2018. According to the Phoenix Business Journal, the airline will increase its nonstop service from Vancouver to Phoenix from four days a week to seven, and will utilize a bigger aircraft [...]

Record $17.5M Home Sale Goes to a Canadian

2018-03-15T22:13:41-07:00March 15th, 2018|Canadians in Arizona, Real Estate|

The record for the priciest home sale in Arizona has been broken, again. A Canadian buyer has plonked down $17.5 million for a 20,000-square-foot mansion in north Scottsdale’s exclusive Silverleaf neighborhood. Buyer Nummus Properties, a Saskatchewan corporation, paid cash for the estate, according to public real estate records. The house is situated on four [...]

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