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Study At Canada
- Canada has a total area of 9.9 million sq. km. and touches the Pacific, Arctic, and Atlantic oceans , making it the country with the longest coastline (243,791 km. long).
- It is composed of 10 provinces and three territories with Ottawa as its capital. The provinces are: Alberta , British Columbia , Manitoba , New Brunswick , Newfoundland and Labrador , Nova Scotia , Ontario , Prince Edward Island , Quebec , and Saskatchewan .
- Canada is the first country in the world to adopt a policy of multiculturalism, embracing diversity and pluralism. Today, of Canada’s total population of more than 35 million, a fifth are immigrants. In fact, based on the 2011 National Household Survey (NHS), Canada is home to people from over 200 ethnic origins.
- Around 4.3 per cent of the total Canadian population reported an Aboriginal identity and 19.1 per cent belong to a visible minority. The largest groups among these visible minorities are South Asians, Chinese and Africans, followed by Filipinos, Latin Americans, Arabs, Southeast Asians, West Asians, Koreans and Japanese.
- Canada is an independent, self-governing democracy whose form of government is a constitutional monarchy.
- Studying in Canada requires a student authorization or Student Visa. This authorization allows you to remain in Canada to take an academic, professional or vocational training course at an approved university, community college, university college, Career College, public or secondary school or private ESL/FSL School. If you are from a country that requires visas, these will be issued at the same time as your student authorization.