15 jobs in Quebec in high demand due to COVID-19

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Sat, 18 Sep 2021 13:00:26 +0000

Canada released a government study that highlights the jobs that were affected by the pandemic in Quebec. Many jobs were negatively impacted because of Quebec’s public health measures to curb the spread of the virus. Examples of such jobs include retail salespersons, cooks and administrative assistants. Affected workers may have lost their jobs or saw their hours reduced as a […]

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Visitors in Canada continue to have access to work permits

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Mon, 13 Sep 2021 12:00:28 +0000

Canada announced that it is extending until February 28, 2022, a coronavirus-related measure allowing visitors to obtain work permits. Since August 24, 2020, temporary residents who are in Canada with valid visitor status have been able to apply for an employer-specific work permit from within Canada. This is a temporary regulatory change as normally foreign […]

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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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9 Manitoba jobs that are in demand due to COVID-19

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Fri, 10 Sep 2021 01:00:48 +0000

A Canadian government study highlights some occupations that have increased in demand in Manitoba because of the pandemic. Granted, many jobs were negatively impacted because of Manitoba’s public health measures. For example, many jobs in the tourism and hospitality sectors were lost because of pandemic-related shutdowns. However, for other sectors, demand increased. The following are […]

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Canada had 815,800 job vacancies in June

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 09 Sep 2021 13:00:14 +0000

This past June, there was a spike in job openings in accommodation and food services in Canada. As restaurants started reopening in June, there were 129,100 vacant positions in accommodation and food services jobs, according to Statistics Canada’s job vacancy report. There were more openings in this sector than even health care and social assistance, […]

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Canada is allowing some Working Holiday Visa holders to extend their visas

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 03 Sep 2021 17:00:03 +0000

Working Holiday Visa holders whose travel was interrupted by the pandemic are getting one last chance to come to Canada. Normally the Working Holiday Visa is a one-and-done deal. However, due to the pandemic, Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is making an exception. Contact a Campbell Cohen lawyer for help with IEC Working Holiday […]

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9 jobs that are in demand in Saskatchewan due to COVID-19

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Sat, 28 Aug 2021 12:00:24 +0000

A Canadian government study about how the pandemic is affecting the labour in each province, highlights some occupations that increased in demand due to the COVID-19 pandemic in Saskatchewan. It is true that many industries were negatively affected by pandemic-related shutdowns, such as the tourism and hospitality sectors. Many individuals lost their jobs or saw their hours reduced. However, other sectors saw […]

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Canada allocates $100 million to support integration of newcomers during pandemic

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Sat, 14 Aug 2021 09:00:15 +0000

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has announced $100 million in funding to ensure settlement services for newcomers meet their needs during the pandemic. The funding will be rolled out over the next three years and is aimed at adapting the delivery of settlement services to newcomers so they reflect the pandemic and post-pandemic context. […]

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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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Québec conclut des ententes pour faciliter l’embauche et la rétention des travailleurs étrangers

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Fri, 06 Aug 2021 15:15:21 +0000

Le gouvernement du Canada adopte des mesures pour faciliter l’embauche de travailleurs temporaires au Québec, a annoncé aujourd’hui la province. Après des mois de négociations, le Québec est parvenu à un accord avec le gouvernement fédéral canadien pour mettre en œuvre trois nouvelles mesures visant à aider les employeurs et les entreprises qui font face […]

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