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

Immigrating also means sharing the values of the host society. To ease your integration, make sure to know those of Québec society well.

Do not hesitate to learn everything you can about life in Québec. Your sponsor (guarantor) will be able to answer many of your questions. In the meantime, take the time to find out about:

  • Québec society, its values and openness, rights and responsibilities of citizens, including immigrants. Living in Québec
  • French, the common language in Québec, spoken by over 80% of the population. Living in Québec
  • the advantages of living in Québec, quality of life, cost of living, safety, economy and its many attractions. Living in Québec
  • employment:
    • Québec’s job market and job opportunities in your field. Working in Québec
    • the specific conditions related to the practice of your profession or trade (access to regulated trades and professions). Working in Québec
    • transferring your occupational skills to Québec. Working in Québec
  • Québec’s health care services, education system, childcare services, income security, tax obligations, etc. Living in Québec
  • other subjects of interest: history, politics, women’s and children’s rights, cultural communities, religion, climate, culture, popular recreational activities and the seasons. Living in Québec

In addition, find out about aspects of life in Québec that will affect you directly as a future immigrant, in terms of where you will settle as well as your family and personal situation:

  • job offers
  • health services and the location of health establishments
  • childcare services (daycares), elementary schools, high schools, colleges and universities
  • adult education
  • modes of transportation
  • sports and recreation services


To learn more

Working in Québec
Living in Québec (health, transportation, media, history, politics, status of women)
Where to settle? Section on Québec’s regions to help you learn more about the region where you will settle

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