Fewer and fewer homes receive direct mail delivery in Canada. Increasingly, Canadians go to a central mailbox area to pick up their mail.There is no mail delivery in Canada on the weekend.
Some common business practices would include: being on time for meetings, using a firm handshake as a greeting, dressing appropriately for a meeting, starting a meeting with talk about something other than business (for example, weather or sports), often called “small talk.”
A political party must win over 50% of the seats in Canada’s Parliament to form a majority government. However, because Canada has more than two political parties, minority governments are possible. For a political party to form a minority government, it will need support from one or more other parties.
According to the 2011 Census, Canada had six metropolitan areas with more than one million people:Toronto, Montréal,Vancouver, Calgary, Ottawa- Gatineau, and Edmonton.
As noted by “Random History”, a black bear cub from Winnipeg was donated to the London Zoo in 1915.“Winnie” became a favourite of Christopher Robin Milne and inspired the stories written by his father A.A. Milne called “Winnie the Pooh.”
Some common business practices and customs would include: offering coffee, tea, water, or juice to those visiting you in your place of work, taking the lead from your host when attending a meeting, and confirming appointments in advance of attending a meeting.
Canada has hosted the Olympic Games on three occasions—the 1976 Summer Games in Montreal; the 1988 Winter Games in Calgary; and the 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver.
According to Statistics Canada, Canada’s native-born population grew by just approximately 379,000 people between 2007 and 2011, whereas 1 million immigrants arrived in Canada during those five years.
Most Sector Councils have information and resources on career opportunities in their sector. Check out the many resources and programs available by visiting the web sites of the Sector Councils.You can link to them all by visiting the DayPlanner web site – Link #3.
Most people will become uncomfortable if you stand too close to them. Whenever possible, give people some “personal space,” for example, the distance of a handshake. In crowded situations such as on a bus or subway, this may not be possible.