The Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) and Canadian Immigrant Magazine announced the 2016 winners of the “Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards.” There were several ceremonies held in Vancouver and Toronto in June 2016, to celebrate the winners. Canadians have had the chance to nominate those who immigrate to Canada and made a positive impact on the country.
The Canadian province of Alberta recently launched “The Year of the Ukrainian-Canadian,” celebrating 125 years of Ukrainian immigration to Canada. Located around 50 kilometers east of Edmonton, the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village held celebrations with traditional folk dancers from Ukraine while enjoying ethnic Ukrainian foods.
Are you looking for a place to reside with the best quality of life in mind? In March 2017, Mercer, an international human resource firm, released the 2017 Mercer Quality of Life Survey. This survey listed four cities in Canada among the top 25 best cities around the globe for quality of life. These four cities were matched against 450 cities evaluated around the world. Vancouver was ranked #5, Toronto #16, Ottawa #18, and Montreal #23. BecomeaCanadian is a private immigration firm committed to providing assistance to foreign nationals wanting to move to Canada.
In 2017, Canada is celebrating its 150th birthday. The country is experiencing extra joy this year due to becoming one of the strongest economies in the world in recent years. In April 2017, Statistics Canada reported that the economy grew at a monthly pace of 0.2% and 3.3% over the last twelve months.