Statistics Canada data shows that immigrants have a high rate of employment

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Sat, 05 Nov 2022 12:00:07 +0000

Statistics Canada has released the Labour Force Survey data for October 2022. Overall, the rate of unemployment has recovered from increases over May-September but is still consistent with September at 5.2%. The biggest gains in employment were in manufacturing, construction and accommodation and food services while employment decreased in wholesale and retail trade, as well […]

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Employment rises as Canada’s labour force shrinks slightly

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Mon, 10 Oct 2022 12:00:30 +0000

The national unemployment rate fell by 0.2% to 5.2% in September. Statistics Canada’s September Labour Force Survey revealed positive trends in the labour market around employment, while concerns loomed in the background regarding an aging population and ever-increasing retiree exits from the workforce. Schedule a Free Canadian Immigration Consultation with the Cohen Immigration Law Firm […]

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Employment rises as Canada’s labour force shrinks slightly.

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Mon, 10 Oct 2022 12:00:30 +0000

The national unemployment rate fell by 0.2% to 5.2% in September. Statistics Canada’s September Labour Force Survey revealed positive trends in the labour market around employment, while concerns loomed in the background regarding an aging population and ever-increasing retiree exits from the workforce. Schedule a Free Canadian Immigration Consultation with the Cohen Immigration Law Firm […]

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IRCC’s #ImmigrationMatters campaign highlights the benefits of immigration

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Wed, 14 Sep 2022 12:00:48 +0000

Each year in September Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) runs its #ImmigrationMatters campaign to raise awareness about all the ways immigration enriches Canada. Also called #WelcomingWeek2022, IRCC runs this campaign both to educate Canadians on why immigration is so important, as well as make potential newcomers aware of all they have to gain by […]

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Unemployment rate among immigrants is the lowest of any August on record

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Sun, 11 Sep 2022 12:00:09 +0000

Statistics Canada has released its Labour Force Survey (LFS) for the month of August 2022. For the first time since data became available in 2015, there were fewer unemployed people (989,000) than job vacancies (1,038,000) in Canada. This is a huge revelation for job seekers, with over a third (38%) of businesses expecting that recruitment […]

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Canada continues to have very low unemployment rate

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Sun, 07 Aug 2022 12:00:18 +0000

Canada’s unemployment rate held steady at 4.9% in July, matching the record low from the month before. The total number of unemployed people held steady at one million in July. In addition, 426,000 people wanted a job but did not look for one, and therefore did not meet the definition of unemployed. This was little […]

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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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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’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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Unemployment rate among Canadian immigrants at historic low

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Sat, 09 Apr 2022 13:00:37 +0000

The unemployment rate for immigrants who landed in Canada within the past five years was at a record low according to Statistics Canada’s March Labour Force Survey. The newly-released report captured Canada’s labour market conditions during the week of March 13 to 19. During the reference week, provinces were easing public health restrictions. All capacity […]

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