Montreal is the largest city in “La Belle Province” of Quebec, and the second largest city in Canada after Toronto. During my summer of 2012, I got to make a little trip to this beautiful place for a weekend with 2 great Canadian friends.
In July 2012 I went to Canada to attend a dear friend’s wedding. I was very excited to go back to Toronto and this time experience the summer, which I had always heard was amazing and fun. So I spent my one month Chilean winter vacation enjoying the Canadian summer. I visited Montreal, went for free concerts in downtown Toronto and visited some beaches and other “summery” places that I couldn’t see during the winter time. Many fun activities and events go on during this time in Toronto, but one of the most fun weekends I had was when I went for the “Caribana” parade.
What is it?
This program allows youth -18 to 35 years of age- to get a multiple entry visa valid for a year to enter Canada, along with an open work permit. There are three categories in the program, “Working Holiday”, “Young Professionals” and “International Co-op”. For any of the programs there is a US$150 application fee.