Holidays in Canada
Canada is one of the most beautiful countries in the world. The opportunities for holidays are nearly endless. The websites opposite may be helpful in planning an ideal holiday. Immigrants agree that in Canada people work hard. Most jobs only offer 2 weeks paid vacation in the first year. Fortunately there are many long weekends during summer- most people use this opportunity to escape the cities and relax. Camping is a favourite pastime as it is cheap and easy to camp in the hundreds of camping spots in Canada. A weekly camp at a National Park will cost about CAD$150 (CAD = Canadian Dollars).
A sweet tradition for Canadians around Christmas is having a real Christmas tree in your home to celebrate the season. The total size of all farms devoted to raising Christmas trees in Canada is 28,315 hectares – now that’s a lot of Christmas trees!
Read a newspaper article here for other fun facts regarding the Christmas tree tradition.