Top Ten Reasons why to move to Canada
There are many reasons that drive people to move to Canada. Here, we selected the top ten reasons why to move to Canada.
1. Canada is one of the world’s most educated country
Canada’s educational and health facilities are among the best in the world and are highly supportive. The country also has a supporting social benefit program for immigrants and their families. Canada’s K-12 public education system is one of the best in the world. Canada is also home to some of the world’s top universities, with the University of Toronto, McGill University, McMaster University, and the University of British Columbia ranking among the world’s top 100 institutions. The University of Toronto is #1 in Canada and is the largest in the whole country.
2. Canada has a high quality of life
For the fourth year in a row, Canada ranked #2 country to live in when it comes to the quality of life. According to the 2019 Best Countries Report, they took home the winning score based on the health care, public education, safety, solid job market and for their stable landscape. Global citizens also ranked Canada high for having a well-developed public health system. We speculate that the fresh air and vast open spaces contribute to Canada’s high quality of life.
3. Technology in Canada
Toronto is the city with the most technology in Canada with big names like Salesforce, Shopify, Facebook, and Google Sidewalks Lab running business in the city. While Toronto gets a lot of attention for its amazing technology, it is not alone. Other cities in Canada have outstanding technology too.
4. Canada has many attractions and many beautiful cities
There are many places to visit in Canada, especially during summer. Canada has many beautiful tourist attractions. One of the most visited attractions is the Niagara Falls, otherwise called the Horseshoe Falls. The Horseshoe Falls is not only in Ontario but also in New York City. Other attractions include the CN Tower (located in Toronto, ON), Banff National Park (located in Banff, AB), Stanley Park (located in Vancouver, BC), Capilano Suspension Bridge Park (located in Vancouver, BC), and Canadian Museum for Human Rights (located in Winnipeg, MB). Toronto is the most visited city with approximately 4,520,000 visits per year. Vancouver is the most beautiful city in Canada because of its greens and clean community.
5. Canada has a democratic political system
Canada’s governmental structure was originally established by the British Parliament through the British North America Act (now known as the Constitution Act, 1867). Canadian governments shift between various liberal and conservative parties depending on the political climate, in general, all of Canada’s political parties have relatively moderate stances on hot-button issues such as environmental concerns and immigration. Although scandals break occasionally, they tend to be mild and there’s little in the way of widespread corruption, fraud or government distrust.
6. Canadians are very polite
Canadians apologize for nearly everything. A conducted survey shows that 90% of Canadians say sorry when unintentional things occur. Polite people are found almost everywhere you go, especially markets and shops. If you’re tired of rude people or want to teach your new learners some manners, then Canada is the best place to do so.
7. The government funds most of the organizations in Canada
Organizations are institutions that establish a society founded for educational, social, health care or similar purposes. It is a human right to have access to education and healthcare. Canada saw this problem and ever since it has made these facilities free for all legal citizens. Medicals and education are free of cost.
8. Canada’s crime rates are low
Canada regularly ranks among the top 10 safest nations in the world on various polls and surveys. According to the Global Peace Index of 2019, Canada ranked the 6th most peaceful nation in the world. The common crime that occurs in Canada is property crime, but violence is not seen along with Canadian people. Violent crime in Canada is low and almost non-existent. Canada is well known for its strong gun control and relatively peaceful approach to foreign diplomacy. In general, Canada’s crime rates are low and have declined significantly since their peak in the 1980s. Based on the selected violent crimes, the US and Mexico have a much higher violent crime rate than Canada.
9. The expanding economy in Canada
Canada’s economy is the 10th largest GDP (Gross Domestic Product) and 16th largest GDP by PPP (Gross Domestic Product by Purchasing Power Parity) worldwide. Canada’s transportation of gas ranked #4 has the third-highest total estimated value of natural resources. According to the Corruption Perceptions Index, Canada is one of the least corrupt countries in the world and is one of the world’s top ten trading nations, with a highly globalized economy. In 2018, Canada exported over US$450 billion of goods across the globe.
10. Canada respects multiculturalism and immigrants
In the 1970s, Canada was the first country to officially adopted a policy to promote multiculturalism and ever since it’s been a key part of the Canadian identity. People from all cultures live in harmony while also maintaining their cultural heritage and religious practices. In Toronto, which happens to be referred to as ‘the most multicultural city in the world’, more than half of the population identifies as a visible minority. Canada has one of the highest immigration rates per capita among developed nations. In 2018 alone, Canada welcomed over 310,000 immigrants.