CULTURE

 

 

Canada’s arms are wide open, welcoming citizens of different countries. Known to be a modern nation with tolerant citizens, the country has a multicultural identity with citizens who are proud of their ethnic diversity. As an African living planning to live in Canada, there is nothing to fear. Rest assured, there is someone of similar ethnic heritage close by.   

Canada’s large size and diverse people mean that the country has a variety of regional cultures. For instance, in Quebec, Canada’s popular French-speaking province has its own unique customs and sense of identity with a booming arts and entertainment, scene. This means that Quebec would attract more Africans from the French-speaking nations who though may speak the same language will bring to the city, their own unique cultures.

Canada is home to different sports; top among which include hockey, skiing, basketball, baseball, and soccer. Canada is home to professionals from different fields leaving a lasting impact on the world stage. The accepting culture of Canada gives new talent a space to thrive, blossom and bear fruits that impact the world. The Canadian food culture is a display of various dishes of the world, a manifestation of the multicultural nature of the country.  

Due to the rich culture and lifestyle of Canadians, Canada placed 6th in the United Nations’ 2016 World Happiness Report. According to the Global Peace Index (2014), Canada is ranked in the top 10 most peaceful countries in the world. Canada is regularly in the top 10 on the United Nations’ Human Development Index, which measures life expectancy, literacy, education, standards of living, and quality of life.

 

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