Did you know that Canada is the world’s second-largest country in the world whereas the United Kingdom is the eightieth? Both countries have quite a reputation for chilling winters but through all the sub-zero temperatures, Canada has consistently been ranked as one of the best places to live in the world. This isn’t the only reason Canada welcomes thousands of immigrants every year, it’s friendly nature and diverse culture along with its high quality of life that may have something to do with it. In April 2016, Google reached its highest level of “Move to Canada” searches ever, and we were determined to find out why besides the election of Trump of course. More and more people from around the globe are considering Canada for various reasons. When individuals and families choose Canada over their homeland it's for reasons such as a better life, diversity and Canada's strong workforce, all of which are found in abundance. On a lighter note, Canada is aesthetically one of the most beautiful countries in the world. Often referred to as the land of milk and honey, Canada offers everything from majestic mountains and ice sheets to segregated lakes and forests. Canada’s charm is not just owed to its natural beauty, Canada has cosmopolitan urban communities that are safe, friendly and multicultural. Today, Canada is officially bilingual with nearly a quarter of citizens speaking French. Additionally, Canada is among one of the wealthiest countries and has the second-largest oil reserves in the world.



Since we’re comparing the two, Canada spends more per capita on education than any other country in the world. Getting a good education means as much to the Canadian government as it does to you. According to a recent report, Canada has become the most preferred country of study over the UK. In addition, the government ensures that young Canadians have access and are exposed to the best schooling institutions. Canada has some of the best educational institutions in the world and has gained quite an admirable schooling reputation, so much so that it’s considered the world’s most educated country as more than half of its residents have college degrees.

Job Opportunities


Because of Canada’s large population, generally, such a large population usually generates more job opportunities. Canada is a land rich in opportunities with an abundance of jobs and has a booming economy, one of the strongest in the world. Canada is constantly looking for skilled professionals and foreign workers to help grow their already strong national workforce. The majority of Canada’s workforce is service orientated, thus having an abundance of service-related jobs.

The weather isn’t all bad


Canada and the UK are often put on the radar about their extreme winters but Canada’s summer season outshines the UK in this round. Ontario, British Columbia, and Toronto are the hotspots with summer highs hitting over 27 degrees, which isn’t all that bad considering that anything over 20 degrees is rare in the UK.

We’re friendly here


With thousands of foreigners arriving in the country each year, Canada has made their welcoming as warm as possible. Greeting strangers in the street is a norm, smiles are common and all-round good manners are alive and well in Canada. Though the UK has featured on a recent list of “rude countries” as perceived by travelers, Canada recommends you leave that at the border. Why not join the thousands of immigrants who flock to Canada each year? If so many are choosing to call Canada home, aren’t you the least bit curious as to why?