Canada is a liberal, welcoming society with a dynamic IT sector in Vancouver and Toronto.
It has some of the best research laboratories in the world and widely admired universities such as the University of Toronto, McGill, the University of British Columbia, and McMaster University.
Degrees from Canadian universities continue to be highly valued around the world, even while postsecondary institutions in other English-speaking countries are facing declines in their reputation with employers.
Five Canadian universities appear among the Top 100 on this year's Times Higher Education Global University Employability Ranking table, which polled 6,000 firms globally on the question of which universities produced the "best graduates in terms of employability" in their own countries and abroad.
The University of Toronto is one of the seven universities and colleges that are tracking students' problem solving, communication and critical thinking skills throughout their education with the hope of scaling the results to other institutions.