Will Canada welcome over 500,000 new immigrants per year?

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Wed, 29 Jun 2022 11:00:14 +0000

Minister Sean Fraser believes Canada’s immigration levels will surpass 500,000 per year “sooner rather than later”, but the minister cautioned that future increases must be done in a careful manner that supports the needs of communities across the country. The immigration minister was in Toronto last week to speak at Collision, a global technology conference. […]

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Canada’s unemployment rate down to record-low 5.1%

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Sat, 11 Jun 2022 12:00:22 +0000

Canada’s unemployment rate hit a new record-low of 5.1%, the lowest point it’s been since comparable data became available in 1976. Statistics Canada reported in its most recent Labour Force Survey that the labour force gained 39,800 jobs in May, mostly in full-time work. More than 135,000 people found full-time work last month. Gains were […]

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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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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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Alberta lifts restrictions on temporary foreign workers

Credit to Author: Daniel Levy| Date: Tue, 03 May 2022 13:00:51 +0000

Effective May 1st, Alberta is lifting restrictions on the hiring of new temporary foreign workers. All pending applications, including those submitted prior to May 1, are subject to this change. Prior to the change, the Alberta government had a “refusal to process” list containing occupations for which employers could not submit applications to the Canadian […]

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We Talk the Fastest Growing Green Jobs With LinkedIn Sr. Editor

Credit to Author: Jake Richardson| Date: Wed, 27 Apr 2022 17:00:53 +0000

We are in an intriguing time where solar power is affordable, there are energy storage products available, and there are more electric vehicles than ever. Some fortunate early adopters have home solar power systems with home batteries and they can charge their EVs with their own self-generated electricity. On the consumer side of the equation, […]

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How will Canada’s economy affect immigrant workers?

Credit to Author: Scotiabank| Date: Tue, 29 Mar 2022 12:00:34 +0000

At the beginning of the pandemic, immigrants who had landed in the last five years experienced higher unemployment levels than Canadian born workers. However, over the course of the pandemic, that shifted. As of January 2022, the employment rate for newcomers is now 7% above its pre-pandemic average. “Immigrants had this major decrease initially in their […]

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Daphne Bramham: Russia's invasion has united 'The West' in a way not seen for decades. But can it last?

Credit to Author: Daphne Bramham| Date: Thu, 17 Mar 2022 23:01:22 +0000

Is it possible that Russian President Vladimir Putin knows that market-based, liberal democracies no longer have the backbone or foresight to stand up to autocrats like him?

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