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.