UNICEF rankes Canada as the number 1 destination. Students prefer Canada because of its close proximity to the US and also because the cost of education is half of that in US. Hence it is hot favorite with student who does not want to go to US.
Canada follows pro-American system and as such the procedure for admission is same as that of US.
However, in general one may not have to apply for SAT for undergraduate studies or GMAT or GRE for graduate studies. But these tests are always recommended as there may be few universities, which may still be demanding these.
Canada has 92 Universities and 175 Community colleges. An international student must enroll for full time study. Like in US, Canada you to work for 1 year after your course is completed.