Globally known, Ottawa is the capital of Canada in the province of Ontario. It is a government town. You can’t miss Parliament Hill and many other government institutions situated here. Ottawa is a bilingual city, both English and French; the city is close to the province of Quebec. French is Canada’s second official language.
It must be January in Toronto. My neighbor just texted me that he is gleefully flooding his outdoor rink tonight because the projected two-week forecast calls for temperatures averaging minus 10 degrees Celsius. Oh, Canadians love to chat about the weather, don’t we! And soon, you will, too.
For over 25 years, YMCA Immigrant Services has supported the settlement needs of newcomers in Nova Scotia. We offer programs and services that help newcomers and their families in schools and communities across the province.
Founded in 1870, Manitoba means “where the spirit lives” in the languages of the Indigenous people who first lived in the region. Commonly referred to as ‘Friendly Manitoba,’ the province’s urban and rural communities are diverse and welcoming. It is also dubbed as a “keystone” province due to its geographical shape and and central position in Canada.
Regardless of what drove you to step out of your comfort zone to land in a new country and start over from scratch, you definitely had lots of courage and self-motivation to do so. However, is motivation alone always a key to make things happen?
Our province is known for amazing landscapes and nature all around. Newcomers are often extremely impressed by the amount of outdoor activities that are an everyday occurrence for residents of this province.
You have heard a million reasons why immigrating to Canada is great for your future. It could be for international labour experience, for promises of higher educations, or for a simple change in scenery. Regardless of your reasons, did you know Canada’s just as lucky to have you?
Atlantic Canada’s proximity to water makes them home to the most delicious food! Here are 5 dishes you must try once you settle in the region.
Whether you are a native English speaker or an English learner, you may find that many of the expressions used in Canada are unfamiliar.
Are you immigrating to Canada in the winter season? Read this blog to know what clothing you will need to wear in order to stay warm!