Obtain an assessment for general purposes. Before undertaking an academic credential assessment for general purposes, it is extremely important to verify that the regulatory authority, or employer requires and will accept an assessment report issued by one of the six members of the Alliance of Credential Evaluation Services of Canada (ACESC).
Most newcomers to Canada are at least moderately fluent in English. But speaking English like a Canadian? That is a totally different matter.
Canadian English is different in that it borrows from both the British and American dictionaries. Add to that the slang and pronunciation that is unique to Canada, and you might just wonder if you speak the same language as those Canucks.
The Québec education system is secular. It is free for Québec residents, from kindergarten to college (post-secondary) inclusively.
Education is offered in French or English, depending on the language of instruction in each school. However, since French is the official language of Québec, children of immigrants, regardless of their parents’ mother tongue, are usually required to attend a francophone school until the end of secondary studies.