Canada’s payroll employment increases, as strong hiring continues

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Fri, 27 Jan 2023 13:50:04 +0000

Across 10 out of 15 sectors, payroll employment (the number of employees receiving pay or receiving benefits from their employer) increased in November 2022—a good indication of a strong hiring climate, and a returning to pre-COVID economic output in Canada. Discover if You Are Eligible for Canadian Immigration As a result, many industries also saw […]

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IRCC considering Express Entry draws based on occupations, and other categories

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Thu, 12 Jan 2023 14:05:56 +0000

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) recently held consultations with the public and stakeholders to adapt the Express Entry application management system to better target Canada’s economic needs and labour shortages. The department plans to do this by creating Express Entry categories that target key attributes such as educational credentials, work experience, or knowledge of […]

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Provinces working to make it easier for internationally educated nurses to work in Canada

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Thu, 12 Jan 2023 10:19:35 +0000

British Columbia has recently announced that it is removing some of the barriers for internationally educated nurses (IENs) to register with the province. It will do so by removing application fees and providing new financial support to nurses returning to practice after a period of absence. The province says it will now cover application and […]

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Canadian job vacancies down more than 44,000 in October 2022

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Wed, 11 Jan 2023 13:00:53 +0000

On December 22, Statistics Canada released its latest monthly report on payroll employment, earnings and hours, and job vacancies for October 2022. The section of this report that addresses national job vacancies revealed that Canada hit a 15-month low in total job vacancies in October. Total job vacancies down to 871,300 across Canada Job vacancies […]

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Canada breaks record by welcoming over 437,000 new immigrants in 2022

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Tue, 03 Jan 2023 18:29:32 +0000

Today, Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) announced that Canada exceeded a record-breaking target for admissions of permanent residents in 2022. In a Tweet, IRCC stated that Canada welcomed over 437,000 new immigrants last year. This is higher than the target they had set at 431,645 new immigrants and marks an all-time record for Canadian […]

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Canada reached highest-ever target for admissions of permanent residents in 2022

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Tue, 03 Jan 2023 18:29:32 +0000

Today, Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) announced that Canada reached a record-breaking target for admissions of permanent residents in 2022. The target, set to 431,645 new permanent residents in one year, surpasses the 2021 record of 401,000 and is the highest number of new permanent residents to arrive in one year recorded in Canadian […]

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Canada sees increase in average hourly wages, as job vacancies remain high

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Wed, 21 Dec 2022 13:00:33 +0000

Statistics Canada’s job vacancy report for the third quarter of 2022 (Q3) reflects a trend seen throughout the year. Canada continues to face labour shortages, as employers looked to fill close to a million (959,600) job vacancies. Schedule a Free Work Permit Consultation with the Cohen Immigration Law Firm A job is defined as vacant […]

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Ontario and Saskatchewan add 400,000 new jobs, as vacancies remain high

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Fri, 25 Nov 2022 14:00:52 +0000

Across all sectors, job vacancies were up by 3.8% in September, to 994,800 vacant positions within Canada. The majority of these new job additions were in Ontario and Saskatchewan. Discover if You Are Eligible for Canadian Immigration The job vacancy rate (total number of vacant positions as a proportion of labour demand) increased to 5.7%., […]

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Canada’s service sectors see employment growth as job vacancies remain steady

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Wed, 12 Oct 2022 12:00:07 +0000

Statistic Canada recently released their analysis of the July 2022 labour market. Canada continues to have record-breaking job vacancies, seeing 964,000 vacancies in July 2022. Discover if You Are Eligible for Canadian Immigration Findings on job vacancies Job vacancies dropped by nearly 73,000 jobs in July 2022. However, overall job vacancies increased by over 130,000 […]

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Finding work in Canada: Should you negotiate your salary as a newcomer?

Credit to Author: Julia Hornstein| Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2022 12:00:11 +0000

As a newcomer, you may feel as though you cannot negotiate your salary because you do not have any prior Canadian work experience. This assumption is incorrect, especially when you have experience in your field. Discover if You Are Eligible for Canadian Immigration It is important to demonstrate to an employer that you know the […]

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