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  • Highlights About Canada
  • Live in Canada

Advantages of living in Canada

  • A first-world country
  • Strong economy
  • Low unemployment rate
  • High number of job vacancies
  • Good labour conditions and rights
  • Public security and safety
  • High international standards in Education
  • A growing market to explore and develop
  • A great number of social programs to maintain its social stability.
  • Immigration flexibility
  • A key geo-political position with the US, Mexico and the rest of Latin America in the south, Europe in the east and China in the west
  • Public health system
  • Canada is a very safe place to live in

Vancouver

Vancouver is the biggest city in the province of British Columbia and the third-largest metropolitan area in Canada. Vancouver is consistently named as one of the top five worldwide cities for livability and quality of life and the Economist Intelligence Unit has acknowledged it as the first city ranked among the top ten of the world's most well-living cities for ten consecutive years.

Calgary

Calgary is the largest city in the province of Alberta and the fourth largest metropolitan area in Canada. The Economist Intelligence Unit ranked Calgary the most livable city in North America in both 2018 and 2019. Calgary has been a top 5 contender for this title for the last 10 years. Calgary was also ranked the best city in the world for drivers in 2019.

Toronto

Toronto is the largest and most populous city in both the province of Ontario and in Canada. The diverse population of Toronto reflects its current and historical role as an important destination for immigrants to Canada. Over 200 distinct ethnic origins are represented among its inhabitants and it was recently labeled as the most multicultural city in the world.

Montreal

Montreal is the largest and most populous city in the province of Quebec and the second in Canada. It remains an important centre of commerce, aerospace, transport, finance, pharmaceuticals, technology, design, education, art, culture, tourism, food, fashion, gaming, film, and world affairs.

Main Banks established in Canada

  • The Royal Bank of Canada
  • Scotiabank
  • TD Bank
  • Bank of Montreal
  • Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce

Main Supermarkets

  • The Real Canadian Superstore
  • Nofrills
  • Walmart
  • Safeway
  • Save on Foods
  • Costco
  • Local Markets

Important websites

Craiglist

Craigslist is a classified website with different categories and sections about jobs, housing, things for sale, volunteer, services, discussion forums, among other things of interest for the people in a certain place, which can be categorized by country, province and city.

Kijiji

Kijiji, just as Craiglist, is an online classified website based on the exchange of offerings and services for people in a certain location. People can find jobs, services, independent businesses, cars, real estate, etc.

Meet-up.com

Meetup is a website in which people can organize gatherings, meetings and events both online and in-person, based on similar interests with the community.

Job Search websites

Specific tips and useful links for new immigrants: about moving in, travelling, lifestyle, social security in Canada, foreign exchange, public transport, etc. The questions people ask once the visa is approved.

Public transport