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Host to the Winter Olympics in 1988, Calgary borders the Canadian prairies right next to the spectacular Rocky Mountains. It's an important business center with a population of about 1 million but, at the same time, maintains a lovely natural environment and hospitable feel. All year round, you can enjoy a visit to one of North America's largest ranches just outside the city; or check out the famous "Estampida" music & dance festival during the summer.
Ottawa is not only Canada's capital and fourth largest city; it also wins second prize for the greenest city in the country. It's located in the southeasternmost corner of the province of Ontario on the shores of the Ottawa River, the natural divider between the provinces of Ontario and Quebec. Four hundred kilometers separate Ottawa from Toronto and it's just 200km west of Montreal. The population is roughly 919,000.
Our schools in Ottawa & Calgary are both situated right in the city center. Accredited by a variety of Canadian organizations, they consist of large classrooms, language labs, computer rooms and student rooms.
Staying with a Canadian family and living they way they live is the best way to learn the language and discover what day-to-day life is like in Canada. The student will stay in a single room with full board. In Calgary students also have the option of staying in a residence.
Both schools plan a varied and stimulating cultural program every week so you'll be able to select that activities that most interest you. Both the cities themselves and their surroundings are perfect for a wide array of half or full-day trips.
In Calgary, you can visit the famous Glenbow Museum of indigenous art or admire the Rocky Mountains, the Canadian Prairie and the city from atop the Calgary Tower, a 191 meter high building.
Ottawa is the second most green city of Canada with over 3,230 hectares of parks and playing fields. Just 20 minutes north of the city, nature lovers will find idyllic settings for fishing or camping. Ottawa itself holds the National Gallery of Canada and the Canadian Museum of Civilization. Festival goers can enjoy the Tulip Festival or Winterlude, which attract thousands of tourists per year.
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