Canada set to announce the latest Immigration Levels Plan 2023-2025

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Wed, 05 Oct 2022 12:00:43 +0000

Each year Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) releases an Immigration Levels Plan that acts as the guideline for how many immigrants will be allowed to come to Canada each year. It includes the breakdown of immigrants from economic class, family class and humanitarian class programs over the next three years. This year it will […]

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Canadian job vacancies have reached another all-time high

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Wed, 21 Sep 2022 17:00:11 +0000

Statistics Canada has released results of the Job Vacancy and Wage Survey report for the second quarter of 2022. Overall, vacancies were up 4.7% from the first quarter of 2022 and 42.3% higher than the second quarter of 2021. There are nearly one million job vacancies in Canada across all sectors, or an overall rate […]

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Looking Ahead to Canada’s Demographics in 2041

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Fri, 09 Sep 2022 13:15:30 +0000

The world can change a lot in 20 years, and that reality is no different when we look at Canada in particular. On September 8, Statistics Canada released its projection for Canada’s demographic makeup in the year 2041. These projections, which are rooted in data from 2016’s Census of Population, provide some key insights into […]

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Canadian job vacancies continue climbing to new record heights in June

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Fri, 02 Sep 2022 12:00:47 +0000

Statistics Canada recently released its monthly update on payroll employment, earnings and hours, and job vacancies for June 2022. The job vacancies portion of this update revealed that Canada had over 1,000,000 job vacancies in May of this year. Discover if You Are Eligible for Canadian Immigration The number of vacancies continues to climb to record […]

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Study: Immigration to drive Canada’s population increase into 2068

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2022 12:00:55 +0000

Statistics Canada has released its projections for Canada’s population growth spanning the next 47 years. The report states that by 2068, in a medium growth scenario, Canada’s population could reach up to 57 million people, largely driven by increased immigration. During this period between 2016 and 2021, Canada experienced a boom in population growth and […]

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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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Canada’s unemployment rate drops below 5%, the lowest in Canadian history

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 12 Jul 2022 12:00:05 +0000

June’s Labour Force Survey from Statistics Canada shows Canada’s labour market is still tightening, making it difficult for Canadian employers to find workers. Employment fell by 43,000 last month. It marks the first employment decline not associated with public health restrictions since the beginning of the pandemic. The reason employment fell is mainly due to […]

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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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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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