SECURITY AND BENEFITS
THE SAFEST PLACE TO LIVE
Canada has a reputation as a safe, fair and peaceful society. The crime rate fell throughout the 1990s. Canada is the safest of the G-8 countries in which to live.
A WORLD OF EXCELLENT EDUCATION
Education is free for citizens and permanent residents, from kindergarten through to the end of high school. The total cost of university education in Canada is significantly lower for a Canadian citizen or permanent resident than for an international student.
UNIVERSAL PUBLIC HEALTH SYSTEM
The public health system provides Canadian residents with high standards of health care. In 2006 the Canadian public health system was ranked number 2 in the world (2006 Global Competitiveness Index). Every permanent resident is eligible for treatment under this system.