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Would it be Difficult to Find a Job in Vancouver With a Degree From Ontario?

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20 minutes ago, FortifiedEight said:

(Due to a love of reopening zombie threads)

Personal anecdote here, but in the articling recruit this is exactly what I said. I'm now going to article in Vancouver next year. :) But one firm was really pressed by why I'd want to go to Vancouver. They were a firm that has a negative reputation, and they fulfilled it in the interview. They just kept asking, why Vancouver? How will you fit in? What will you do here?

This seems crazy to me. You'd do the same thing in Vancouver that you'd do anywhere else - socialize with a handful of friends once every few weeks if your schedules somehow line up. Throw kids in the mix and make that once every few months. My closest friends live in another city and I sometimes think if I moved back we'd all hang out and have a blast like it's a beer commercial when, in reality, they only really hang out with each other once in a blue moon and all have busy lives.

Same with family. My family isn't really one of those "lets hang all the time" types. We get together a couple times a year. I don't need some sort of super strong connection to a city/province in order to live there. 

Edit: I realize that not everybody here is 30+. YMMV. 

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