I did the full blown driving school and it was a disaster. A chill old guy named Bill ended up teaching me how to drive. And I took the test in Lindsay, Ontario, which I highly recommend. A closed course would freak me right out.
I've gone from catching shit from my dental hygenist to basking in her praise since I switched to an oral b rechargeable unit. Well worth any cost for me and probably some savings in dental care not covered by my plan.
this is prob. not my place to comment (as a man and a non american) but US maternity leave laws/policies strike me as harsh
On A Conversation With a Canadian Who Has Lived in the U.S. for 11 Years and is About to Be Kicked Out
I'm a Canadian who briefly fantasized about going to school in the states. I got as far as requesting, receiving and flipping through a Dartmouth application, then decided not to fill it out because it had too many pages and the application fee was around a quarter of a semester's tuition in Canada.
Toronto (and presumably Montreal) have a tax credit for monthly passes which confuses the decision making process.