Living In Canada
Most people who have been to Canada would say; there is no other Country in the World like Canada! Canada lies to the North of the United States of America and it is one of the World’s largest Countries with 9,971,000 square kilometers of land; that is approximately 10,000 Miles. Canada constitutes of ten provinces and three territories. It is a Country renowned for its Diversified and High standard of living, Quality Education and amazing economic growth.
Canada has traditionally been a Country of Immigrants and has a policy of encouraging multicultural differences and this creates an exciting setting where different perspectives are respected and learning is highly encouraged.
Almost the entire world’s ethnic groups are represented in Canada. Due to that, most ethnic foods and recreational activities associated with specific cultures are available in Canada to aid social interactions. Informal clubs and associations representing a multitude of ethnic backgrounds are also easily accessible. International Students Advisers at schools can help students get in touch with such groups.
The reliable annual survey conducted by The Economist and Mercer ranks three Canadian cities within the top five best cities in the World. (Vancouver is ranked as no. 1 best city in the world with Toronto as no. 4 and Calgary as no. 5) Cities in Canada are also consistently ranked in the top ten best cities in the world by the United Nations and other countries. Canada is just the place to be.
Canada is an English and French speaking country, so speaking either English or French can help you adapt to life in Canada by making it easier to get a job, communicate with other people living in Canada. You will also need to be able to speak English or French fluently to become a Canadian citizen. It is a good idea to learn both languages because you will stand a better chance of getting bigger jobs. Depending on where you decide to live in Canada, being bilingual can make it easier for you to communicate with people in your new community and get a job.
English is the most common language spoken everywhere in Canada excluding the province of Quebec, where French is the official language. French is also spoken in many communities in other provinces, especially New Brunswick, Ontario and Manitoba. New Brunswick is Canada’s only officially bilingual province.