Fast Facts About Canada

  • World’s 2nd largest country (by area)
  • 35.8 million people in 10 provinces and 3 territories
  • Stable parliamentary democracy
  • High quality of life that is safe and secure
  • Canada is the top Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) country in spending per student on public postsecondary education
  • Ethnically diverse - Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver are home to large immigrant population
  • Research and development at universities in Canada is conducted at one of the highest rates among OECD and G8 countries
  • Academic programs are offered in English or French, with some institutions offering instruction in both languages
  • Trimester system with admission in September, January, and May