What you need to know before moving to Manitoba

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Fri, 02 Feb 2024 13:00:02 +0000

Manitoba is one of Canada’s most immigrant-friendly provinces—one of the first to institute its own Provincial Nominee Program (PNP). Often noted for its low-cost of living, warm locals, and affordable housing; Manitoba has a dry climate that can feature sharp weather changes depending on the season. Most people immigrating to Manitoba will go the one […]

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Newcomers who came to Canada in second year of COVID-19 pandemic had better median entry wages than pre-pandemic: Statistics Canada

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Thu, 25 Jan 2024 14:00:08 +0000

In a new report updating findings from 2022, a Statistics Canada (StatsCan) report released on January 22 reveals that there are many ways in which the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect how new immigrants are integrating when they arrive in Canada. From the number of new immigrants* who filed taxes in 2021 to the median […]

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New laws and regulations that will significantly impact Canadian newcomers in 2024

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Fri, 12 Jan 2024 14:00:48 +0000

Throughout this year, Canadian newcomers can expect to see several new regulations and laws implemented at both the federal and provincial/territorial levels. These changes, ranging from employment and taxes to international student tuition, are likely to impact international students, temporary foreign workers and permanent residents across this country. Discover if You Are Eligible for Canadian […]

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What the changes to Alberta’s healthcare delivery system mean for newcomers across the province

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Sun, 26 Nov 2023 13:00:18 +0000

Earlier this month, Alberta Premier Danielle Smith announced that the existing Alberta Health Services (AHS) system in the province will be divided into four separate entities in an effort to “improve access to care.” In a press conference at the beginning of November, Smith reiterated that this plan would organize Alberta’s healthcare delivery system by […]

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Ontario to raise wages for early childhood educators to ease labour shortages

Credit to Author: Julia Hornstein| Date: Fri, 24 Nov 2023 14:00:51 +0000

Ontario is boosting the minimum wage of early childhood educators (ECE) in most licensed child-care centres to $23.86 an hour next year, up from the planned increase of $20. The province hopes the increase will ease shortages that are hindering the growth of the national $10-a-day program. Discover if You Are Eligible for Canadian Immigration […]

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How immigration has benefitted Canadian sectors

Credit to Author: Julia Hornstein| Date: Sun, 12 Nov 2023 12:00:24 +0000

Canadian immigration is vital to Canada’s future. With a low birth rate and an aging population, Canada needs immigrants to fill gaps in the labour market and promote labour force growth. Discover if You Are Eligible for Canadian Immigration According to Statistics Canada, immigrants make important contributions across every sector of Canada’s economy. As of […]

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Low unemployment and high participation rate indicate persistent job vacancies in Canada

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Sat, 14 Oct 2023 12:45:12 +0000

Statistics Canada’s latest Labour Force Survey reveals signs of healthy employment, as the country’s economy continues to normalise after the COVID-19 pandemic. In the latest report covering September of 2023, Canada’s unemployment rate—the number of unemployed individuals in the country over the age of 15, divided by the country’s total labour force (population aged 15 […]

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Low unemployment and high participation rate indicate persistent job vacancies in Canada

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Sat, 14 Oct 2023 12:45:12 +0000

Statistics Canada’s latest Labour Force Survey reveals signs of healthy employment, as the country’s economy continues to normalise after the COVID-19 pandemic. In the latest report covering September of 2023, Canada’s unemployment rate—the number of unemployed individuals in the country over the age of 15, divided by the country’s total labour force (population aged 15 […]

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New poverty report card evaluates quality of life in Canada’s 10 provinces 

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Sat, 07 Oct 2023 12:00:31 +0000

In their first-ever poverty report cards, Food Banks Canada has graded all provinces and territories on a variety of measures related to poverty reduction and standard of living. There are many factors that contribute to the quality of life experienced by people living in any particular country, province, city or community.  What follows will outline how […]

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Newcomer access to credit in Canada improves over time, according to new study

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Thu, 28 Sep 2023 12:30:18 +0000

Credit invisibility occurs when an individual’s credit history is too short for a reporting agency to calculate a credit score, or they lack enough information to calculate “the most” accurate credit scores. Due to the widespread importance of building credit in Canada – whether to finance a vehicle, apply for a student loan or acquire […]

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