Why Canada

Canada is home to people with the most diverse cultural backgrounds. Year on year, Canada has been welcoming a record number of immigrants, making it one of the most immigrant friendly countries in the world on a per capita basis.

So what makes Canada a favoured destination to immigrate to?

  • High living standard index
  • Social security
  • High labour market ranking
  • Strong healthcare system
  • Access to quality education
  • Low crime rate
  • Multi-cultural environment

Additionally, Canada is a geographically diverse country and boasts of some of the most beautiful geology in the world. From British Columbia’s mountains, to Prince Edward Island’s coastal views, to Montreal’s historic buildings, there is no dearth of places to visit in Canada. The country boasts of a plethora of nationally protected parks, reserves, historical sites and hiking trails.

Holding a Canadian Passport allows you to travel to many countries without the need for a visa and makes it easier to get a visa where one is required.

Interesting Projections about Canada, 2011 to 2036

Did you know?

  • Many foreigners, and even some Canadians, are surprised to learn that Canada is a monarchy, which means the country’s political system is always headed by a king or queen. Under the terms of the Canadian Constitution, the king or queen of the United Kingdom will always be recognized as the king or queen “of Canada,” as well
  • Canada has a longer coastline than any other country in the world. With over 200,000 kms of coastline, Canada’s coastline is almost 4 times as much as the next closest (Indonesia)
  • Twenty percent of the world's fresh water is in Canada, and it has more lakes than any other country
  • In Alberta's Banff National Park, overpasses that go over highways, are made especially for wildlife and have trees and shrubs growing on them
  • Only in Canada could it go from minus 19⁰C to 22⁰C in an hour! (Pincher Creek, Alberta in 1962. Look it up!)
  • At the Bay of Fundy in Nova Scotia, you can run on the sea bed, but you have to make it across before the 100 billion tons of water rush back!
  • There's an area in the Hudson Bay region that has less gravity than the rest of the planet
  • Canada has been invaded twice by Americans — both in 1775 and 1812
  • Up to 30% of Canada is covered in trees and thick forest