Every year, thousands of people from all over the world come to Canada to start a new life. They come with many different skills and the hope of contributing to their new society.

 If you are reading this website, you may be interested in finding out more about Jordanians, where they come from and what it is like in their original home. Perhaps you are hosting a Jordanian family as part of the HOST Program, learning about Jordan in school or working with Jordanians who have settled in Canada recently. Whatever the reason, you will probably find this website helpful. It will introduce you to Jordan and its culture.

Jordanians come to Canada for many reasons: to further their education, to find professional employment, or to experience living in a different country. Newcomers from Jordan will have many questions about Canada and what to expect here. Daily life will likely be their first concern: work, school, groceries, transportation, recreation, and much more. You can help by answering questions and also by finding out about Jordanian culture, so you can understand some of the adjustments that new immigrants must make.
Although this cultural profile provides insight into some customs, it does not cover all facets of life. The customs described may not apply in equal measure to all newcomers from Jordan.
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