Boarding School in British Columbia

No matter where you are relocating to in Canada, you may decide that boarding school is right for your children. If this option is for you, British Columbia offers some of the most beautiful campuses in the country; your children will be able to experience the west coast, and all that its education has [...]

Rising educational costs in Québec’s universities

Montréal universities, well known for their teaching quality, are some of the best places to study around the world. But depending on where you are coming from, you may not pay the same price as Québec students. So let's take a look at educational costs in Canada. Since 1978 (until 2015), French students were [...]

Elementary and Secondary French-language schools in Ottawa

Relocating to a new city like Ottawa is already a complex process, but it can be made even more difficult if you're also looking into schools for your children. It can be especially challenging when you're looking for French-speaking schools in an English-speaking province. Across the province of Ontario there are 455 French-language schools, [...]

Enrolling children in English schools in Québec: Bill 101

Although Canada is primarily an English-speaking country with French as a secondary language, venture into the province of Québec and you'll find that the predominant language is French. In fact, French is the sole provincial official language, meaning that services, legislation, business and commerce are all conducted first and foremost in French. It also [...]

Private School in Westmount, Montreal

If you're looking for a Private school in Montreal for your children, Westmount has a number of notable choices. As one of the wealthiest neighborhoods in Montreal, there are a number of private schools for boy, girls, and co-ed available to choose from. One of the best all girls schools in Westmount, and also [...]

2018-06-01T11:32:45+00:00 By |Education, Montreal, Province of Quebec|

The CEGEP system in Quebec

One of the most confusing elements of Quebec's education is the CEGEP system, which stands for “College of general and vocational education” (Collège d'enseignement général et professionnel, in French), and is a concept that is unique to the province. CEGEP is the educational institution placed between high school and university in Quebec whose purpose [...]

Education in Quebec for your Children

When relocating, finding the best schools and the proper education in Quebec for your children can be a daunting task, fortunately there are a wide range of English and French schools from K-11, both public and private to choose from. In the Quebec education system, elementary or “école primaire” is grades 1-6, and secondary [...]

2018-06-01T11:32:55+00:00 By |Education, Province of Quebec|

The Right to English language instruction in Quebec

When relocating to the province, you will find that there are certain rules and regulations about the right to English language instruction in Quebec. If one does not meet the requirements set out in the Charter of  the French Language by the Quebec government, and does not qualify for english language instruction in Quebec, [...]

2018-06-01T11:36:25+00:00 By |Education|