Study in CANADA
Canada as it is known for the vast land covering almost over 7000 kilometers from the Atlantic to the Pacific. Canada Capital city is Ottawa.
Canada was colony for France since 1534, was declared by Jacques Cartier. To trade fur and for Valuable fisheries in 1670, Hudson’s Bay Company established in Canada. In 1713, Novascotia was last to England by French.
90% of the countries land is untouched with wilderness. Canada has 10 provinces and 3 Territories in the North. The first identified human Species were native Indian people (Eskimos). In 1497, John Cabot, an Italian working for England was the first person other than native to reach Novascotia (Canada-new found land).
Major Cities:Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, Edmonton, Windsor, Victoria, Calgary, Quebec.
Canada has four different climatic seasons’ names spring, summer, autumn (fall) and winter. Across Canada the climatic conditions varies drastically. Coastal regions in the south has temperatures range from -10° to 5°C in winter, and 10° to 30° in summer. Some parts of west coast are humid. Overall the climatic conditions from province to province vary dramatically.
As per the Stats, by the end of July 2013, 35.15 million people are residing in 10 provinces and 3 Territories. Over the past 150 years, Canada has been welcoming over 15 million Immigrants.
Canada has more influence from aboriginal (native Canadians), French, British traditions. Canada is a multi-cultural country and they respect it. Most of the time Canadian Culture is influenced by American Culture because of the high rate of migrations between the two countries.
Canada is a traditional country of immigrants and has a policy of encouraging multicultural diversity. In fact, one out of three Canadians has an ethnic background other than English, French or Aboriginal. Students coming to Canada will experience a secure, peaceful, multi-cultural environment in cities and towns with people who are friendly and interested in learning about other cultures.
With ethnic groups in almost all the world are represented in Canada, most ethnic foods and recreational activities associated with specific cultures are available in Canada. Clubs and associations representing a multitude of ethnic groups are also easily accessible.
– Currency: CAD$- Canadian Dollar CAD$=Rs.60 (approx)
– Income: Per Capita Income is CAD 50,000 P.A (as per world bank-2012)
– National flag: Maple leaf