|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.
A single date
palm can produce up to 270 kgs of fruit in a year.