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If you are thinking about relocating here are five things that you need to know about Canada:

Currency

The local currency is the Canadian Dollar. It is usually written as C$ or simply $, and its currency code is CAD – it’s usually $1.6 to the pound.

Language

Canada’s official languages are English and French. A wide variety of indigenous languages are also spoken, yet the majority of the population are fluent English speakers.

Temperature

In the winter temperatures fall below freezing, with temperatures soaring above 30 degrees Celsius in the summer.

Resumes

CVs, known as resumes in Canada are short and concise, typically a page long. It may be worth getting the help of an expert to help you with your Canadian resume.

Tipping

Tipping is an expected courtesy, between 15 to 20 per cent is acceptable.

To find out more information about relocating to Canada click here to read our destination guides.

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