Life in Canada
Life in Canada
Economic growth in British Columbia depends on having enough qualified workers and business people to meet it's labor market demands. The B.C. Government encourages individuals, who can show an ability and willingness to contribute to the economy and continued prosperity of the province, to immigrate.
British Columbia is Canada’s westernmost province, with a population of more than 4 million people, located between the Pacific Ocean and the Rocky Mountains. B.C.’s vibrant cities are situated among stunning examples of the Pacific coast geography. The mountain ranges, seaside towns, and many parks attract visitors and residents alike. The capital of B.C. is Victoria, but the largest city is Vancouver.
B.C. is a large province, and its climate varies significantly from one region to another. Some regions are very mild and others have more extreme ranges of temperature. Areas along the south coast have a mild climate year-round. Coastal regions have warm summers and the mildest winters in Canada. In the north, winters are long and cold, and summers are short and rainy.
British Columbia is one of the most appealing places to settle in Canada. In addition to its abundance of natural beauty, there are many factors that make B.C. a great place to live, work and raise a family.
High Standard of Living: B.C. has the fourth highest median income in Canada, after Alberta, Saskatchewan and Ontario, according to Canadian Income Survey 2012 results. At $ 72,200, it is above the national average of $71,700.
Excellent Health Care: B.C. offers an affordable and reliable health care to permanent and temporary residents. Medical Services Plan (MSP) covers the cost of medically-required services provided by physicians and supplementary health care practitioners.
Diverse Communities: B.C. is a home to people from many countries, creating a diverse and vibrant society that welcomes students, visitors and newcomers from all over the world.
Range of Working Opportunities: A wide range of different industries, including agriculture, construction, forestry, health and manufacturing create an abundance of workplaces and opportunities for residents and temporary workers.
Safety: Low crime rates and effective regulations make B.C. one of the safest places in the world to live.
The BC Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP)
The BC Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) offers an economic immigration pathway for in-demand foreign workers and experienced entrepreneurs, able to show an ability to contribute to the BC labor market and economy.
For complete information about the BC PNP Skills Immigration and Express Entry BC, or the BC PNP Entrepreneur Immigration Program – contact us.
Please note: to apply under BC PNP Entrepreneur Immigration Program, you must have a personal net worth of at least $600000, among other requirements.