Québec society, foundations and values
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Québec society, foundations and values


The content of this page is not up-to-date.

A new regulation respecting immigration to Québec entered into force on August 2, 2018.

For the time being, only the French versions of the Web pages and forms are up-to-date. Please refer to them while waiting for the content update in English. You can also consult the Québec Immigration Act in the Gazette officielle du Québec.

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To immigrate to Québec, do business and live there, you need to understand and accept how things are done and how people live. Where should you start?

  • First of all, find out about the values of Québec society and the rights and responsibilities of immigrants.
  • If you haven’t already done so, learn about the following aspects of daily life in Québec:
    • looking for a place to settle
    • healthcare services and the health insurance card
    • education, childcare services, primary, secondary, college and university studies
    • modes of transportation.
  • Learn about current affairs by reading Québec newspapers and magazines.
  • Read about Québec history. politics, the status of women, Québec literature, etc.

Immerse yourself in Québec! The better you understand it, the more you’ll appreciate it.


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