Public school in Vancouver is free for the children of expats even if you are just on a one year work visa.
Eligability will depend on which area you live in. The better public schools tend to be in the more affluent areas. Where do you plan on living?
Have a read of the Education and Scholls in Vancouver page for a good overview.
If you have a residency permit for Canada, then public schooling should be available at no cost. For more info, please see Education and Schools in Canada.
Expat Health Insurance
Cigna Global Health Insurance.
Medical insurance specifically designed for expats. With Cigna, you won't have to rely on foreign public health care systems, which may not meet your needs. Cigna allows you to speak to a doctor on demand, for consultations or instant advice, wherever you are in the world. They also offer full cancer care across all levels of cover, and settle the cost of treatments directly with the provider.
International Movers. Get Quotes. Compare Prices.
Sirelo has a network of more than 500 international removal companies that can move your furniture and possessions to your new home. By filling in a form, you’ll get up to 5 quotes from recommended movers. This service is free of charge and will help you select an international moving company that suits your needs and budget.