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Amazing Facts about Canada

  • Best Place to live in the world, declared consistently by the UN .
  • Lowest fees structure: Canada's tuition fees are among the lowest, averaging about CAD $13,000 to 15,000 per annum*.
  • Education is managed by Government: Almost 80% of colleges and Universities in Canada are Government / Public Funded to give quality education.
  • High HDI – Value for life: Canada's Human Development Index is Ranked 8th among 182 countries
  • Immigrants’ haven: It’s aiming for between 240,000 and 265,000 new permanent residents in 2015.
  • The Student Partners Program (SPP): is a visa category that gives post study, work permits of up to 3 years to students. After studying for 2 years, they can file for Permanent Residency.
  • Easy PR policies: High Chances of getting a Permanent Residency Visa through various provincial / federal immigration programs after you finish study.
  • Provincial PR: Almost all provinces offer immigration options to students. A high chance to become a Permanent Resident of Canada
  • Internationally recognized degrees: Canada boasts a wide range of quality educational institutions for both, degrees and diplomas, in technical as well as professional disciplines.
  • A safe, stable country: Canada is a peaceful, politically stable and safe country. Its laws protect the rights of citizens and the country is relatively unaffected by natural disasters.
  • Excellent health care: Compared to other countries, medical insurance is inexpensive in Canada, yet the services that Canadian hospitals provide are among some of the most advanced and easily accessible in the world.
  • A multicultural country: Canada is home to a large number of indigenous people, called First Nations. Over the past century and a half, Canada has welcomed around 15 million immigrants and boasts a national policy that works to ensure that people's customs and traditions are preserved and respected.
  • Strong connectivity with US: Canada shares longest land border with United States and 80 % Canadians live near the US border.
  • Nature at its best: While Canada has big cities, it also preserves a huge amount of unsettled land and a thriving national and provincial parks system. There's something for everyone, including indoor and outdoor recreational activities at no or low cost. Four distinct seasons, just like in India, make living there that much simpler.
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  • Per capita income of Canadian is $ 41,506 (en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canada)
  • Minimum wage rate in Canada is (General) $ 11.25 & $ 10.55 in Ontario for students
  • Canadian dollar rate fluctuates between 50 – 60 Indian rupees per 1 dollar.

Canadian Economy

  • Canada is one of the world's wealthiest (ranked 11th) economies in the world.
  • The Canadian economy is dominated by the service industry, which employs about three quarters of Canadians. Canada is unusual among developed countries in the importance of the primary sector, with the logging and oil industries being two of Canada's most important. Canada also has a sizable manufacturing sector, based in Central Canada, with the automobile industry and aircraft industry being especially important. With a long coastline, Canada has the 8th largest commercial fishing and seafood industry in the world. Canada is one of the global leaders of the entertainment software industry.
  • Toronto, Ontario is a financial centre of Canada. GDP of Canada for 2014 was $ 1.992 trillion. GDP by industry agriculture: 1.7%, industry: 28.5%, services: 69.8% (2012 est.) The population below poverty line is 12.9 % only and the total labour force is 18.89 million. Unemployment is only 6.6 %.

Major Industries in Canada ( www.ic.gc.ca)

  • Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
  • Mining, Quarrying, Marine, and Oil and Gas Extraction
  • Manufacturing (including food, paper, metal, machinery, etc.)
  • Wholesale Trade & Retail Trade
  • Transportation and Warehousing
  • Information and Cultural Industries
  • Banking, Finance and Insurance
  • Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
  • Tele / Wireless communication
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services
  • Engineering & Technology
  • Management of Companies & Enterprises
  • Administrative and Support, Waste Management and Remediation Services
  • Educational Services
  • Health Care and Social Assistance
  • Arts, Entertainment and Recreation
  • Hospitality, Hotel and Food Services
  • Gaming & Multimedia Animation
  • Public Administration
  • Software
  • Digital Media
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