Meet Canoo member Rahul Bagga

Jennifer Muir


Meet Canoo member Rahul Bagga.

Rahul moved to Alberta in 2019. “I simply love Canada,” he answered proudly when asked why he chose Canada. Rahul believes that Canada’s diversity is the key to its unity. To him, inclusion is very important, and goes hand in hand with being a compassionate citizen, and respecting fellow community members no matter the differences. He is proud to be an active citizen and playing his part in “developing our beautiful country in every way.”

Rahul says Canoo has encouraged him to learn more about Canada by giving him access to hands-on experiences to enjoy with friends and family, such as visiting Quebec City and learning about its French-Canadian history. Above all, he enjoys visiting National Parks from coast to coast. He has admired the incredible landscapes from Cabot Trail in Nova Scotia, to Banff National Park in his home province of Alberta, which has allowed him to connect with “the eternal serenity of our Mother Nature.”

Rahul says that cultural places like the ones he visited in Banff play an important role in building social inclusion by giving everyone the opportunity to experience and understand  their new country, and to bring people together.  

Rahul believes that Canoo is “a great way to start your new journey and to get to know Canada better.” Rahul plans to continue exploring Canada’s historic cities and admiring nature’s beautiful landscapes in its National Parks, and he encourages everyone “to make the best use of this amazing opportunity at the inception of your citizenship.”

Canoo gives new Canadian citizens and their families access to more than 1400 arts and culture spaces and parks across Canada. While Canoo is free to use, it’s not free to operate. As a charity, we rely on donations to help keep Canoo available and free for new citizens. With your generous support, we can help thousands of new Canadians and their families feel like they belong. Give the gift of Canoo! Become a monthly donor today.


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