Finding out about Québec
To immigrate also means embracing the values of your host society. Before
immigrating to Québec, make sure you understand the values of Québec
society in order to ascertain whether you can live by them.
Do not hesitate to inquire about all aspects of life in Québec. Your
immigration plan will rest on a surer footing as a result.
Find out about:
- Québec society, its values and openness as well
as the rights and obligations of its citizens, including immigrants. See Society - Democracy, rights and responsibilities.
- the French language, the common language spoken by over 80%
of the population. See Society
- French language.
- the advantages of living in Québec, the quality of life,
cost of living, safety, economy and the many attractive features. See
Why choose Québec?
- Québec’s job market and the employment prospects
in your field. See Employment.
- the regions in Québec where you could settle given the
openings related to your training or specialty. See Hospitable
- the particular conditions pertaining to the practice of your
profession or trade (access to regulated trades and professions). See Employment.
- transferring your occupational skills to Québec. See
- Québec’s characteristics with respect to health
services, the school system, child care services, income security, tax obligations,
etc. See Daily life
- other topics of interest: history, politics, women and children’s
rights, cultural communities, religion, climate, culture, main leisure activities
and seasons. See Society - Democracy, rights and responsibilities and Daily
life in Québec.
Take into account the advantages of immigrating to Québec, while considering
the aspects of your life that will change (such as living far from family and
friends and giving up your job). You must also consider the financial cost
of immigrating to Québec.
It is essential that you assess this exhilarating adventure realistically
and with an informed mind.
||If this service is available in your country, register for
an information session on Québec provided by Québec’s
immigration offices in Mexico
City, Hong Kong, Paris and Eastern Europe.