Why Canada Should Be Your 2020 New Years Resolution

As 2020 rolls in, you may have already set your resolutions in motion, ready to start the year fresh, with new goals and dreams to aspire to. One way to make sure that these resolutions are kept is to make sure that they are attainable. So if one of your dreams is to begin a new life in one of the most diverse and multicultural countries in the world, then Canada may be just the place for you. And we’re here to help you make your dream a reality.

But you may be asking “Why Canada?” or “What makes this country different from other destinations or my home country?”. There are many reasons why you should consider Canada as your new home. Times are uncertain. With talk of conflict looming over the US and Brexit leaving immigrants in the UK feeling unsettled, one thing is certain: Canada is still one of the top destinations to relocate to.

With over 341,000 invitations to be sent to immigrants across the globe in 2020, and 1 million newcomers to be invited to move to Canada by 2021, the opportunities for those searching for a new life abroad are increasing significantly, offering new jobs and economic opportunities.

Canada’s labour market is currently under strain, due to declining birth rates, early retirement and promotions or young Canadian professionals relocating to urban centres. This has left the country with thousands of vacancies to be filled, giving more employment opportunities to skilled and semi-skilled foreign workers.

Canada has become one of the most welcoming nations in the world diverse and multicultural as well as making it easy for newcomers to adjust.

According to Business Insider, three Canadian cities rank in the top 10 most liveable cities in the world, with Calgary coming in 5th place, followed by Vancouver in 6th and Toronto taking 8th place. These cities were ranked according to the Global Liveability Index, in which 140 major cities were rated according to metrics relating to the quality of life, such as stability, healthcare, culture and environment, education and infrastructure.

With Canada ranking high in all five categories, including its world-renowned free public healthcare and education systems as well as its moderately low crime rate, it's no wonder that so many foreigners are choosing Canada as their new home.

Continue reading to find out why Canada is the destination for so many immigrants in 2020 and how you too could be jetting off to live in one of the most dynamic and multicultural countries across the globe.

Why Canada? Top 6 Reasons to Make Your Move in 2020

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Canada is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful countries in the world and has an exceptionally high quality of life. It is, therefore, no surprise that so many people have opted to move to Canada in search of a better life for both them and their families. Here are our top 6 reasons to relocate to Canada in 2020.

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1. Opportunity

Canada currently has over 200,000 jobs available. With declining birth rates, early retirement and young professionals relocating or being promoted, Canada is currently facing a gap in the labour market and is in search of skilled foreign workers of all levels to help fill the demand.

This has lead to the implementation of immigration systems and programs such as the Express Entry system, which helped 85,300 skilled workers receive invitations to apply for permanent residence in Canada in 2019 alone.

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2. Stability

Canada is one of the most politically and economically stable countries in the world. It is ranked 2nd among G20 countries regarding political stability and 9th least corrupt country as well as having one of the most secure banking systems, ranking 2nd among G7 countries globally, according to Invest Canada.

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3. Safety

Canada is one of the safest countries in the world. According to the Global Peace Index (GPI) and World Population Review Canada is ranked as the 6th safest country in the world, making it an ideal place to raise a family or move to as a single female.

Canada is not only safe to live in as far as crime is concerned, but also has relatively low air pollution, making it a low health risk for you and your loved ones. According to the Telegraph UK, Canada ranks 6th globally on the list of countries with the least polluted urban areas, as per data supplied by the WHO (World Health Organisation).

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4. Healthcare

Canada is known for its world-class healthcare system, which is free to all Canadian citizens and permanent residents. The Canada Health Act ensures that universal and comprehensive health care services are both accessible and administered on a non-profit basis or in other words, at no cost to you. This usually includes all necessary medical services at hospitals, medical practitioners and dentists located in hospitals as well as some medication.

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5. Education

Canada is also known for its highly regarded federal education system. All Canadian citizens and permanent residents will receive free public education until they have completed grade 12. Being able to save on your child’s secondary education will give you the opportunity to save up for their tertiary education, and give them the opportunity to study at one of Canada’s world-renowned institutions such as Toronto or McGill University.

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6. Freedom

Canada is one of the most tolerant, progressive and environmentally friendly countries in the world, ranking 9th in terms of social progress and 6th for environmental health.

It was the 4th country in the world to legalize same-sex marriage and also allows same-sex couples to immigrate to Canada together.

With the liberal party taking the minority government in the Canadian 2019 elections, the future looks bright for foreigners looking to move to Canada in 2020. The Liberal party is looking at implementing new programs and policies, as well as increasing immigration targets to 370,000 in 2023.

What We Do

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As an official immigration service, we offer guidance and assistance through the entire Canadian immigration process. Our certified RCICs (Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultants) are extremely knowledgeable in all Canadian immigration policies and are permitted by the Canadian government to liaise with them on the applicant's behalf. All candidates will first be evaluated to see whether or not they can apply for one of 70 immigration programs, visas and streams. Once we know which options you can apply for, you can then confidently select your preferred immigration program and your designated consultant will ensure that all your documents are completed accurately and submitted on time.

When you apply for Canadian permanent residence with our services you essentially remove all the stress and complications from the immigration process, and with our high success rate you can rest assured that your application is in good hands as you gain express entry into Canada.