Ontario - Post Report Question and Answers

What is the availability and cost of household help, and what types of help are typically employed by expatriates?

Very available. Do not know cost. - Jan 2011

Lots of people at the embassy have domestic help. Canadian immigration has a special track for domestic servants (mostly from Indonesia) to come to Canada and pursue permanent residency. - Sep 2010

Canadians (and immigrants who have adopted the "Canadian Way") are Socialists and have a sense of entitlement and cradle-to-grave expectations that the government will take care of them that is worse than I have ever seen. This means you shouldn't waste your money on help, if you can even find someone, because the work ethic is poor. - Oct 2009

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