Learn about Quebec
Quebec is a French speaking province in north eastern Canada. It’s the largest of the 10 Canadian provinces. Most of its population lives in the southern parts of the province.
Quebec has a strong economy based on:
- skilled workers
- natural resources
- its ability to adjust to economic change
Water is one of Quebec's most important natural resources. The province has more than one million lakes and rivers. This includes the St. Lawrence River, one of the longest rivers in the world which flows for about 1200 kilometres through Quebec.
Quebec welcomes between 30,000 and 50,000 immigrants each year. The provincial government is responsible for immigration to the province according to the Canada-Quebec Accord.
Services to help you settle in Quebec
The government of Quebec offers many services to help immigrants feel welcome and integrate into Quebec society, including
- help about settling and integrating in Quebec
- access to the free Accompagnement Québec service
- online courses to help you learn French (available in French only)
- skills and qualifications recognition services
- information sessions about Quebec
For more information
While French is the official language of Quebec, most information is also available in English.
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