Study Abroad In Canada

About Canada
Canada has 10 provinces and 3 territories. It is bifurcated into five areas which are the East the Central, the Prairies, the West and the North region.

The north region comprises of 3 territories which are Nunavut territories. The East which is commonly known as the Atlantic region has the provinces of Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward island. The central region is formed by the provinces of Quebec and Ontario and the Prairies has Manitoba , Saskatchewan and some areas of Alberta.

Facts and figures
Canada is encircled with six time zones from east to west. The Pacific Ocean is extended to the west and Atlantic Ocean to the east. Geographically the country is quite diverse in terms of fertile land, vast mountain ranges, lakes, rivers, dense forests and Arctic tundra to the far north. Canada has a population of almost 32.5 million .The dealings and the transactions are done in Canadian Dollar.

English and French are the two official languages but English is used by majorly by of the citizens .The major cities of Canada are Victoria, Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal , Ottawa, Calgary, Edmonton and Halifax.

There are 11national holidays in Canada and the maple leaf is the national symbol.

Why Canada

Why Canada
According to the report of UN and the Economist intelligence, Canada is rated as one of the 10 places to live in the world since 1994. It is best and earned high marks on the basis of health care and education system, low crime and violence rates.Cities like Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal are world class cities to live & work. Canadian cities are also known for their cleanliness safety activities and attractive lifestyles.

High standard of living
Canadians enjoy the highest standard of living in the whole world .Around 70% of Canadians possess their own homes and also have higher % of consumer durables such as washing machines, automobiles, refrigerator etc. It also has a tremendous social security network.

In the cultural aspect it has a wide range of museums, live theatre, galleries where big concerts, music performances are held. Canada’s broadcasting system includes more than 1900 AM and FM radio station and some 1387 television stations to entertain & educate the audience.

Welcoming environment
Canada has always welcomed immigrants from different parts of the world and promoted multicultural diversity. And because of this, almost all of the world’s ethnic groups are represented in Canada. There is an easy accessibility of clubs and associations which represents a multitude of ethnic backgrounds. Students can get in touch with such associations with the help of international student advisors.

In terms of urbanization, Canada is quite developed. All major centre’s have variety of restaurants, food courts, theatres, shopping mall, numerous passes, gardens.

A Bilingual Nation
Canada is a bilingual country which means it has 2 official languages, English and French. Around 75% of Canada's French speaking inhabitants live in the province of Quebec which is situated in eastern part of the country but there are French speaking communities throughout the country.

As far as population of Quebec is concerned, French is the mother tongue of the 81% people. Globally, it is found that over 1 billion people speak English and over 250 million speak French. For the students who are wishing to learn these languages, the country offers superior English as a second language (ESL) and French as second language programs.