Canada still has over one million job vacancies

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Sun, 31 Jul 2022 12:00:59 +0000

Statistics Canada has released its monthly payroll employment, earnings, hours, and job vacancy report for May 2022. Based on the report, the number of employees in Canada receiving pay or benefits from their employer has decreased for the first time since May 2021. The survey, compiled with data from the Survey of Employment, Payrolls and […]

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Overall job vacancies in Canada continue to increase

Credit to Author: Julia Hornstein| Date: Wed, 06 Jul 2022 17:00:14 +0000

According to Statistics Canada’s latest report on job vacancies, payroll and earnings, employers in Canada were actively seeking to fill about 1 million job positions at the beginning of April, up 2.4% from the previous months and almost 45% from April last year (not seasonally adjusted). Statistics Canada indicated that the increase in April is […]

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Canada reports over 1 million job vacancies

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 31 May 2022 13:00:24 +0000

Canadian employers were actively seeking to fill more than one million vacant positions at the beginning of March 2022, according to Statistics Canada’s latest report on job vacancies, payroll, and earnings. The number of job vacancies in Canada reached a record-high of 1,012,900 in March, more than the previous record of 988,300 in September 2021. […]

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Express Entry applications to be processed within 6 months again

Credit to Author: Gabriel Dumitrascu| Date: Wed, 18 May 2022 12:15:45 +0000

Prior to the pandemic, the Canadian government aimed to process most Express Entry immigration applications within six months. Due to the pandemic, however, applicants have had to wait much longer. Non-Canadian Experience Class (CEC) Express Entry applicants are waiting well over 20 months on average for Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) to finalize their […]

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Canada’s unemployment rate falls to all-time low of 5.2%

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Mon, 09 May 2022 12:30:40 +0000

Canada’s unemployment rate has fallen to a new all-time low once again. Statistics Canada reports it fell to 5.2 per cent in April, down from the previous record of 5.3 per cent that was set in March. Discover if You Are Eligible for Canadian Immigration The unemployment rate for people aged 25 to 54 is […]

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Our Species Can’t Afford A Pointless Return To The Office

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Mon, 25 Apr 2022 15:55:24 +0000

A piece from Bloomberg a few weeks ago tells us that it’s time for everyone to return to the office. Why? Because it’s good for us! How does the author, who admits to having worked remotely for most of her career, justify this? Well, she’s talked to older workers and they think going to the […]

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How Canada can improve the Temporary Foreign Worker Program

Credit to Author: Isaac Kinsella| Date: Fri, 15 Apr 2022 13:00:39 +0000

A recent study from the Canadian Federation of Independent Business titled “Labour shortages are back with a vengeance” found that 54% of businesses could not find all the staff they need, with only 42% reporting being able to fully staff their operations. Some small businesses have made changes to increase their competitiveness in the job […]

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End of vaccine card in B.C. too soon as BA.2 variant spreads: doctor

Credit to Author: The Canadian Press| Date: Fri, 08 Apr 2022 20:01:31 +0000

“We think there’s going to be another BA.2 wave and we don’t think it’s going to be any different than what other jurisdictions are seeing, like Ontario and Quebec, because we’re making the same errors.” — Dr. Lyne Filiatrault

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