Canada recovers 90,000 jobs in August

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 10 Sep 2021 15:36:57 +0000

The number of people employed in Canada almost caught up to pre-pandemic levels in August, according to the newest Labour Force Survey. Canada’s employment rose by 90,000. These gains from August and the months prior brought Canada’s employment up to just 156,000 employees short of February 2020 levels, which is the closest it has come […]

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Canada’s economy recovers 94,000 jobs in July

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Sat, 07 Aug 2021 09:00:14 +0000

Canada’s economy was a little closer to pre-pandemic levels last month. Statistics Canada’s Labour Force Survey for July examined Canada’s labour market conditions during the week of July 11 to 17. During this week, public health restrictions across Canada were significantly reduced due to low case counts and high rates of vaccination. Discover if You’re […]

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10 jobs in B.C. that increased in demand due to COVID-19

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Thu, 05 Aug 2021 09:00:51 +0000

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the way we work. Granted, many sectors were negatively affected by shutdowns related to the pandemic, such as the tourism and hospitality sectors. However, some sectors saw a surge in job vacancies. The federal government carried out research on how the pandemic is affecting the labour force in each province and territory. From this research, here are 10 jobs […]

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12 Alberta jobs that increased in demand due to the pandemic

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 30 Jul 2021 12:00:57 +0000

A Canadian government study highlights some of the occupations that actually increased in demand due to the pandemic in Alberta. Although many sectors were negatively impacted by coronavirus-related shutdowns, some actually have more job openings. Of course since the job market is in eternal flux, these are only short-term changes. Discover if You’re Eligible for […]

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COVID has increased demand for these jobs in Ontario

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 13 Jul 2021 09:00:15 +0000

The pandemic has overhauled the way Canadians work. While some sectors have seen widespread job loss, others are on the lookout for even more talent. The federal government did some research into how the pandemic has affected the labour force in each province and territory. In Ontario, researchers analyzed 109 occupations that saw big changes […]

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Canada’s employment sees some recovery in June

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Mon, 12 Jul 2021 09:00:49 +0000

Canada saw some economic recovery in June, though gains in employment did not quite match up to losses from the third wave. Employment was up 231,000 last month, according to Statistics Canada’s Labour Force Survey. The data reflected Canada’s labour market conditions during the week of June 13 to 19. In the two months prior, Canada saw a cumulative […]

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Canada lost more jobs amid third-wave restrictions

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 08 Jun 2021 11:00:07 +0000

Employment in Canada fell for a second month in a row as provinces ramped up public health measures to flatten the curve on the third wave of coronavirus cases. Statistics Canada held its most recent Labour Force Survey during the week of May 9 to May 15. This monthly survey monitors labour market conditions, and […]

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Extend your stay in Canada as an essential worker

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 21 Apr 2021 12:00:24 +0000

Cashiers, cleaners, and healthcare workers are among the many essential occupations that are eligible for Canada’s new immigration programs. Starting May 6, temporary foreign workers in 135 essential occupations can apply for the new permanent residency pathways. If you are working outside of Quebec, you could be one of the 50,000 new immigrants that are […]

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How I got my first job in Canada during the pandemic

Credit to Author: Prashant Gupta| Date: Wed, 24 Mar 2021 09:00:31 +0000

I have finally found my dream job in Canada, but my journey was far from normal. Immigrating to a new country is a big step in one’s life. But if done rightly, it can lead to a lifetime of happiness, a better life and a chance to live your dreams. After working for more than […]

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New Brunswick city hosting job fair for immigrants

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 19:34:42 +0000

The bilingual city of Moncton, New Brunswick is hosting a job fair for immigrants in hopes of connecting international talent with local employers on January 24. International students, newcomers, and prospective immigrants are invited to explore employment options in the fields of IT, finance, insurance, customer service, health, hospitality, and manufacturing. “Last year alone we […]

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