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What benefits do permanent residents get from Canadian government?

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As a permanent resident you get many benefits and privileges and there are certain obligations as well. Some of these benefits are given below:

1. Live, Stay Work or study anywhere in Canada:

-You can live work and study anywhere you choose in Canada. There are no restrictions. You can plan your life

-Canada Child Tax Benefit (CCTB) – For families with children under the age of 18 who are considered to have a low-income, the Canadian government provides monthly tax-free payments to help cover expenses.

-Old Age Security, Guaranteed Income Supplement, and Canada Pension Plan

-Universal health care – Most necessary medical expenses are covered through the Canadian universal health care program. These expenses include visits to emergency room, immunizations, yearly exams, etc

-Free education – All children under 18 are entitled to a free education in the Canadian public school system

-You are entitled to equal treatment and equal protection.

-You are entitled to certain legal rights, such as to be presume innocent until proven guilty

-To be provided with an interpreter in the courtroom, if necessary to have a lawyer

-You have the right to enter and exit Canada as you see fit, plus you can move freely from province to province. Know more.

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