Over the years, significant interests to move to Canada have sparked globally. Apart from being ranked among the most peaceful country, the quality of life in Canada attracts immigrants from multiple nationalities seeking greener pastures and aim towards improving their lives from the numerous opportunities available in Canada.
Immigrating to Canada remains easy for foreigners provided they follow the legal immigration guidelines presented through different Canadian immigration programs. There are diverse pathways, which include, working, studying, temporary residence, spousal sponsorship, among other viable programs for immigrants to pursue in their relocating to Canada.
The programs are over 100 that individuals can explore if they desire to move to Canada. All the programs have guidelines including eligibility, fees involved and the process, which many have used to relocate to their dream destination. The Canadian government continues to support the programs to fulfil different needs, especially in the labour sector across the vast provinces in Canada.
The Remitly Research
A study by Remitly has established that Canada is indeed the dream destination among numerous people. The study conducted an analysis of search volumes with phrases that related to relocating abroad among 100 countries.
From the results, Canada topped as the desired destination from 29 countries that established their interests in moving to the country. After Canada, there was Japan in second place with interests from 13 countries. Among other countries that featured as potential destinations included Germany, Qatar and Australia and the United States at ninth place.
Remitly used Google search data in their research by studying monthly search volumes in the 100 countries for terms that suggested possible desires, plans and ambitions to move abroad. Remitly ensured that they considered searches in all language.
Canada has sparked the interests of many people, most especially owing to low rates of unemployment and free universal health care as opposed to other nations. People with intentions and desires to move to Canada are from different continents.
Africa is leading as a continent with interests from multiple Africans across the continent with desires and plans to move to Canada. Most of them are driven by the desire to find greener pastures and improves their livelihoods, especially with a very high unemployment rate in Africa. The 13 African Countries with considerable interests in Canada as established from the Remitly study are; Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Namibia, Nigeria, Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania. Tunisia, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.
From the Asian continent, Azerbaijan, India, Pakistan and Qatar are among the countries that topped in the study. Indian nationalities are already present in high numbers in Canada, making up a quarter of all immigrants in the country.
European countries expressed significant interested in moving to Germany, but Canada was second in the preferences with interests from Belgium, France, Ireland, and the United Kingdom. Canada is a North American country, but this has not blocked the intentions of other North American countries from desiring to make a shift to Canada. Among nations from North America desiring to relocate to Canada include; Bahamas, Barbados, Grenada, Jamaica. Mexico, Belize, Antigua and Barbuda as well as the Dominican Republic.