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Advice for Visitors to Canada

Moving to Canada

Moving is one of the most stressful events in modern life. Just moving down the street can be a huge hassle so moving to a completely different country could become overwhelming. If you are thinking of moving to Canada, one of the first things you need to do is to become familiar with the country so that you will know what to expect and how to proceed once you arrive at your destination.

Canadians enjoy a high standard of living with the majority of Canadian citizens living well above the poverty level. Canada is a safe country with strict laws regarding firearms and with one of the lowest crime rates in developed countries. Canadians enjoy a universal health care system and readily accessible education privileges. Canada is recognized for its peace-loving efforts, its natural beauty and friendly peoples.

Here are some other important points about Canada

  • Canada is a democracy.
  • The Canadian currency is the dollar. One dollar = one hundred cents.
  • Canadians use the metric system for measurements.
  • Canada is a bilingual country. The two official languages are English and French.

The Newcomers Guide to Canada

Flying to CanadaIf you are thinking of moving to Canada, this guide provides you with all the information you will need to become a Canadian citizen, from visa procedure to job search. Here is a list of other vital information included in the guide:

  • Health care information
  • Schools and universities
  • Tax information
  • Language skills
  • Canadian laws
  • Essential documents

There is even a section on the Canadian way of life! This guide will help make your move to Canada smoother and less stressful.

For more information on this guide and to find out how to order it, please visit the Canada Immigration web site.