Why Canada

If you are thinking about relocation to another country for great opportunities and a better life, then you should seriously consider immigration to Canada!

Attracting over 300,000 immigrants each year from all over the world, Canada is ranked among the top 10 countries to live in.

For example, an international survey of 209,000 people in 190 countries sponsored by Boston Consulting Group in October-December 2020 discovered that Canadian immigration is the #1 preference for expat workers in 2021.

Canada is the 2nd largest country in the world, stretching from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean, but it only has 38 million people.

Needless to say, Canada has plenty of room for immigrants and has been actively seeking skilled foreign workers to contribute to its economy and society.

In fact, the Canadian immigration plan for 2021 has a goal to authorize up to 401,000 people for immigration to Canada as new permanent residents.

With a thriving economy and breathtaking scenic landscapes, Canadian citizenship offers people a very high standard of living.

Canadian Visa Expert works with a team of authorized immigration consultants who can evaluate your eligibility for immigration to Canada.

Reasons for Canadian Immigration

Why is immigration to Canada the top choice of foreign workers worldwide?

These are some of the many reasons to immigrate to Canada:

  • Canada is an immigrant-friendly country that welcomes newcomers;
  • There are thousands of Canadian job opportunities available to foreign workers;
  • Canadian permanent residents and citizens receive free or subsidized public health care;
  • Immigrants get access to Canada’s high-quality education system;
  • Canadian cities offer a high standard of living;
  • Permanent residents and citizens can sponsor eligible family members for a Canadian visa;
  • Canada is rated as one of the most peaceful countries in the world;
  • A permanent resident can apply to become a Canadian citizen after living in Canada 3 years.

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Immigrants Welcomed

People who live in Canada are generally friendly, however, Canadians are particularly known for their support of immigrants and immigration.

Canada is a multicultural country, not only because 22% of the country’s 38 million residents are foreign-born, but also since the Canadian government has an official policy of multiculturalism dating back to 1971 (the first country to do so).

Thus, Canada has 2 official languages, English and French; however, with the high diversity of immigrants living in Canada, there are also many other languages spoken.

Multiculturalism is, therefore, well-engrained in the country, with widespread acceptance of people from all different races and religions.

For example, Gallup conducted a survey of people in 144 countries in September 2020 and named Canada as the “most-accepting country for migrants in the world” after it received the highest score on its Migrant Acceptance Index.

In sum, Canada is a country where the majority of people and government leaders welcome immigrants and where Canadian citizenship is available to people from around the world!  

Jobs in Canada

Canada has the 9th largest economy (World Bank, 2021) and is a member of the Group of Seven (G-7) Western countries with the most advanced economies, as well as a member of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

The Canadian economy creates thousands of new jobs each year in a range of occupations, including a variety of skilled trades and many different professions that require a university degree.

Canada has an impressive trillion-dollar high-tech industry and the country is also rich with natural resources, including iron, diamonds, gold and timber, plus its oil resources are the 3rd largest in the world.

According to a survey by Canada’s Federation of Independent Business (CFIB), 1 out of 20 Canadian jobs remains unfilled because of an inability to find suitably-skilled labor. For example, the CFIB reported that 433,000 Canadian jobs in the private sector remained vacant for more than 4 months in the third quarter of 2019. This included Canadian job vacancy rates of 4.7% in the construction industry, 4.0% in the hospitality sector, 3.7% in agriculture, and 2.4% in information technology.

Furthermore, millions of workers in Canada are forecast to retire between 2020 and 2030 (i.e., the “Baby Boomer Generation”) and it is anticipated that foreign workers will be crucial in helping to fill many of these Canadian job openings.

In addition to having one of the largest economies, Canada is also one of the most prosperous countries.

As of 2018, the average net worth of Canadian adults ($288,260 USD) was among the highest found anywhere around the globe, according to the Credit Suisse Research Institute’s 2018 Global Wealth Report.

According to Statistics Canada (2020), the median household income after taxes for Canadian families and “unattached individuals” in 2018 was $61,400 per year. 

The authorized immigration consultants who work with Canadian Visa Expert can provide you with an assessment of your options to live and work in Canada.

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Health Care

All Canadian citizens and permanent residents qualify for Canada’s public health care system.

It is publicly funded and administered on a provincial or territorial basis, within guidelines set by the federal government.

Health care coverage includes preventative care, medical treatments, as well as access to hospitals, dental surgery and additional medical services.

Canadian citizens have one of the highest life expectancies (about 83 years) and lowest infant mortality rates of any of the industrialized countries. 

Canada is a healthy place to live, not only because it has universal healthcare, but also since Canada is one of the top 10 most peaceful countries in the world (2021 Global Peace Index).

Education

Canada has been called the most educated country in the world and an education superpower due to the high quality of its education and because it has the highest percentage of adults who have received a post-secondary education.

This high-quality education has been provided to people living in Canada with comparatively modest spending.

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) reports, “In Canada, 91% of adults aged 25-64 have completed upper secondary education, well above the OECD average of 78%.”

Furthermore, the average Canadian student scored 523 in math, reading literacy and science on the OECD’s Program for International Student Assessment (PISA), which is higher than the OECD average score of 486, “making Canada one of the strongest OECD countries in students’ skills” (OECD Better Life Index, 2019).

The data also shows that the children of new immigrants have PISA test scores comparable to their classmates within three years of moving to Canada.
Not only that, Statistics Canada reports (2019) that 43% of the children of immigrants have received a university degree compared with 29% of children born in Canada.

When it comes to post-secondary education, Canada is also a global leader. For example, 63% of adults living in Canada between 25 and 34 years of age have completed a post-secondary (tertiary) education, which is the second highest percentage in the OECD after South Korea; however, 59.4% of adults living in Canada 25-64 years of age have received a tertiary education, which is the highest percentage in the OECD.

It is worth noting that several of Canada’s institutions of higher education are listed each year among the world’s top 100 best universities including the University of Toronto, University of British Columbia, McGill University, McMaster University and the University of Montreal.

As a Canadian permanent resident or citizen, you and your family can have access to the many educational opportunities that are available throughout Canada which can enhance your career options for a lifetime.       

High Quality of Life

There is generally a high standard of living in Canada, which is one of the world’s most prosperous and peaceful countries.

Canada was ranked #1 for quality of life in a 2020 global survey of 20,548 people published by US News & World Report.

The 2019 HSBC Expat Explorer Survey of 18,059 people worldwide rated Canada as the #3 best country for expats to live and work abroad.

Furthermore, several Canadian cities have been listed among the world’s top cities for quality of life, including Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto and Montreal.

Canadian Citizenship

After living in Canada for three years during a five-year time frame and meeting other requirements, a permanent resident can apply to become a Canadian citizen.

The benefits of Canadian citizenship include having the right to vote in Canada’s elections, getting the option to run for public office, and being able to apply for a Canadian passport.

Conclusion

By now it should be clear why Canada is such an attractive relocation destination for expat workers and their families.

Canada wants and welcomes immigrants, gives them great educational and career opportunities, provides universal healthcare, offers an overall high quality of life, and even lets a permanent resident become a Canadian citizen after only three years of residence.

What more could a potential immigrant desire than to live and work in Canada!

Are you ready to take the first step toward a brighter future?

The Canadian immigration procedure takes approximately 9-12 months to complete, so if you start the process today and meet the eligibility requirements, you and your family could be living in Canada sometime next year.

Canadian Visa Expert divides the entire process into small steps that are easier to complete:

(1) Eligibility Assessment,

(2) Application Preparation, and

(3) Application Submission.

That’s our basic procedure; so, why wait any longer?!

Take the First Step!

If you and your family are looking for employment opportunities, affordable health care, access to quality education, and want to live in a country that welcomes immigrants, moving to Canada can make your dream become a reality.

Today, the Canadian Visa Expert team can help you take the first step toward living in Canada by providing you with an eligibility assessment.

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DISCLAIMER: This guide is not and shall not be considered as professional or expert advice.