Canada Country Overview

Canada, located in the northern part of North America, is the world's second-largest country by total area having 10 provinces and 3 territories. The three largest cities of Canada are Toronto (in the province of Ontario), Montréal (in the province of Quebec) and Vancouver (in the province of British Columbia).

The two official languages in Canada are English and French.

This country is one of the world's most ethnically diverse and multicultural nations, with a population of approximately 37 million. Asian Canadians account for nearly 17% of the population, mostly concentrated in southern Ontario, Greater Vancouver, Calgary, and other large cities.

It is the world's leading developed economy largely based on its rich natural resources, highly developed trading system, government transparency, civil liberties, quality of life, and economic freedom.

In 2018, Canada ranked 2nd worldwide, only after Switzerland, in Quality of life. 



Canada welcomes 300,000 immigrants each year with plenty of attractive and diverse immigration programs.

Canada is one of the safest place on Earth - ranked 7th in the global safety assessment report.

International students can work part-time 20 hours/week during academic semester and work full-time during holidays or in semester breaks. Spouse of international students can apply for open work permit and work full-time in Canada.