Canadians in London
Are you a Canadian in London or someone looking to experience Canadian culture in the capital? If so here is where you will find everything that is Canada in London.
Canada in London: The Canadian community blends into London and sharing a similar culture means that workers relocating to the UK will usually have excellent opportunities to further their careers. Canada Day on July the 1st is celebrated with passion while any sports missed back home are played in London. There is a strong Nth American influence in London although this is more from the USA than Canada, Canadians hopefully can find many of the things they are homesick for in London.
Canadian London Population: 15,000
Canadian Embassy London: 1 Grosvenor Square, London W1K 4AB, Ph: 0207 258 6600
Main celebration days for Canadians in London: Canada Day, July 1st
Canadian Bars and Restaurants in London
The Maple Leaf Sports Bar and Grill (Covent Garden) The Maple Leaf Sports Bar and Grill in the heart of Covent Garden is the spiritual home of the Canadian community in London and the place to gravitate to if you’re in need of some Nth American sport (Ice Hockey), foods from back home such as Poutine and beers such as Sleemans is poured directly from the tap and there is a good selection of beers from back home such as Molson/Moosehead served by the bottle/can. Keep track of the things happening at the Maple Leaf by joining their facebook page.
The Albion (City of London, Blackfriars) is a sports pub that has a strong Canadian influence and a place to head to watch North American sports.
Canadian Shops/Deli's in London
Canada Goose (Various locations) High end outdoor/fashionable clothing in various shops across London.
Canadian Services in London
Arrive Homes: Helps mainly Canadian, New Zealand and Australian expats settle in London by providing friendly, Clean shared households with other like minded professionals. Excellent value for money accommodation with all bills included and close to train stations.
Candadian Affair: Canadian Affair is the UK's largest tour operator to Canada offering high quality low cost flights and holidays. They fly to and from Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Halifax, Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver.
Canadian Friendly Recruitment Agencies in London
Smart Teachers: Is a boutique teaching agency in Covent Garden helping Canadian teachers and TAs find work in London. Sign up for free CPD training and a generous referral scheme of £100 per teacher referred; refer 5 and we could be flying you to New York. If you’re a professional teacher with a sense of fun, join Smart before you miss out!
Vibe Teaching: The biggest 'little' teaching agency in London! Ask around...we love making people happy! We place Teachers and TA's in Early Years. Primary, Secondary and SEN for Supply, Part time and Full-time positions...and only in schools where we've taught ourselves! If you're after friendly service, a great job and excellent pay, drop us a line on 02031782000 or at Info@vibeteaching.co.uk, or join the gang on facebook.
Canadian Community Groups/Associations in London
Canuck Abroad: Online community forum for Canadian travelers and expats.
Canada Club: Is a networking forum that has been established for over 200 years. They hold two dinners a year where successful Canadians are invited to speak.
Canada-British Chamber of Commerce: Is a business forum for trade between the United Kingdom and Canada. They run events and provide information that can assist businesses with business development and decision making.
Canadian Sports in London
Ice Hockey: The link attached will give you the information required to play Ice Hockey in London.
Baseball: The link attached will give you the information required to play Baseball in London.
Lacrosse: The link attached will give you the information required to play Lacrosse in London.
Action Netball: Value for money and friendly mixed and women's netball league, run by netballers for netballers. Ideal for both individuals or teams looking for a game.
Other Sports playing information: Go to our Playing sport in London page.