British Columbia and Manitoba issue provincial immigration nominations

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Sun, 12 May 2024 13:00:59 +0000

British Columbia and Manitoba have both issued invitations to apply (ITAs) to immigration candidates through their respective Provincial Nominee Programs (PNP). Candidates were invited through streams for skilled workers who had skills in key employment areas, an offer of employment in the province, or had previously studied in the province that nominated them. Read on […]

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Finding a job in Ontario

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Sun, 04 Feb 2024 13:00:43 +0000

Recently the Ontario provincial government chose to make it illegal for employers to require Canadian work experience in their job advertisements, in addition to making it mandatory for all job postings to feature salaries. Both steps represent victories, not just for the Ontario labour force (who will now be able to see how the potential […]

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Nanos Poll: Majority of Canadians support influx of Temporary Foreign Workers

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Tue, 23 Jan 2024 13:00:46 +0000

According to a recent Nanos Research poll, a significant majority of Canadians recognize the importance of temporary foreign workers (TFWs) to the country’s economy. The survey of 1,006 people, conducted online and over the phone between December 27 and 29 last year, revealed that over 80% of Canadians “feel that temporary foreign workers are important […]

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What you need to know before moving to Ontario

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Wed, 10 Jan 2024 13:00:51 +0000

Canada’s single-most populated province, with a population of over 15 million, Ontario is a popular destination for newcomers to Canada. Already home to Canada’s largest immigrant population, this province is renowned for being the Canadian region with the most employment opportunities and lifestyle freedom across this country, as well as having Canada’s largest housing market. […]

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Canada’s Chief International Talent Officer, and the new commitment to skills immigration

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Fri, 17 Nov 2023 13:00:50 +0000

In a recent report from Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), regarding a future plan for Canada’s immigration system, the department announced its intention to more closely align immigration priorities with (candidates who have) in-demand skills that can benefits Canada’s labour market and demographic challenges. Discover if You Are Eligible for Canadian Immigration This shift […]

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Ontario looking to ban employers from requiring Canadian work experience on application forms and in job postings

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Thu, 09 Nov 2023 19:59:33 +0000

In a first-of-its-kind move among all Canadian provinces and territories, Ontario has announced its intention to introduce new legislation that would, if passed, ban employers from requiring “Canadian work experience … in job postings or application forms.” Announced today, Ontario’s Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development hopes this new legislation will help more […]

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Express Entry: Does my work experience impact my CRS score?

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Tue, 17 Oct 2023 12:00:26 +0000

As a Canadian immigration applicant through one of the three programs contained within the Express Entry system, it is important to know what does and does not impact your Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score. The National Occupation Classification 2021 (NOC 2021) code that corresponds with a candidate’s work experience will not impact their CRS score […]

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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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