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Greater Vancouver,

British Columbia

At first Vancouver may feel familiar to you,

but you will soon discover that it is uniquely

its own. Situated between the mountains and

the ocean, it has warm summers and mild

winters so you can enjoy the outdoors all year

long. Explore the local mountains or enjoy

world-class skiing at nearby Whistler ski resort.

Go shopping at Granville Island market, or

in the chic downtown neighborhoods. Check

out local community centers to try hockey or

ice-skating, or head to local beaches for sail-

ing, swimming and kayaking. If you enjoy art,

concerts, live theatre, and dance you will be

right at home in this cultural mecca. This is a

fantastic opportunity for you to live in one of

the most progressive, safe and beautiful cities

in the world.

Rocky Mountains,

Calgary, Alberta

Gain a quintessential Canadian experience

with a placement in Calgary, Alberta. This

vibrant, cosmopolitan city is less than an

hour away from the majestic Canadian Rock-

ies. Nearby resorts in Banff and Lake Louise

offer incredible outdoor activities including

hiking, skiing, mountain biking, canoeing,

kayaking, and more. Calgary is home to ma-

jor winter sporting facilities such as Canada

Olympic Park, where you can test out your

snow sports skills, and the Olympic Oval,

which offers speed skating and hockey facili-

ties. With over 332 days of sunshine per year,

you can enjoy the many urban parks includ-

ing Nose Hill Park, the largest in Canada and

one of the most extensive multi-use path

systems in North America.

No matter which one of our Choice Plus

destinations you choose, a welcoming

Canadian host family will be waiting

for you.


Choice Plus Program