About Author

Paul Ellett

Paul Ellett

Nationality

British

Qualification

English & Media

Bio

Paul Ellett is the editor for Hotcourses Abroad. His role is to plan, produce and share editorial, videos, infographics, eBooks and any other content to inform prospective and current international students about their study abroad experience. When he's not thinking about student visas in Sweden and application deadlines, Paul is an avid fan of comedy podcasts and Nicolas Cage films.

City guide: Vancouver, British Columbia (Canada)

City guide: Vancouver, British Columbia (Canada)

An introduction to Vancouver Vancouver is a coastal seaport city located in the province of British Columbia in the west of Canada. It’s actually the most populated city in this area of the country and the 8 th in the entire of Canada.   The city’s origins lie in the late 19 th century in the lumbering industry when Vancouver was originally just a settlement called ‘Granville’ (or ‘Gastown’ as it was also referred to, after a local proprietor

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City guide: Montreal, Québec (Canada)

City guide: Montreal, Québec (Canada)

An introduction to Montreal Montreal is located in Quebec on an island in the Saint Lawrence River. It is the 2 nd largest city in Canada and home to the largest French-speaking community in the world aside from France itself. French is the official first language of the city (specifically Quebec French which varies from the French spoken in France). However over half of Montreal’s population are bi-lingual which means they can speak both French and English.

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