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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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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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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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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4 tips to achieve career success as a new immigrant to Canada

Credit to Author: Windmill Microlending| Date: Wed, 13 Jul 2022 11:48:00 +0000

For newcomers, one of the priorities upon arriving in Canada is establishing your career. It is a significant step to launching your life in your new country. Major life goals such as car or home ownership or saving for retirement become possible when your career potential in Canada is unleashed. To set your Canadian career […]

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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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Canada’s high job vacancy rate means immigration will be even more critical to the labour market in the future

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Sat, 02 Jul 2022 12:00:19 +0000

Canada’s unemployment rate is at a record low of 5.1%, resulting in significant worker shortages. Job vacancies are more than 80% higher than they were pre-pandemic. These vacancies are in large part due to Canada’s aging population. More than one in five working age Canadians are approaching retirement age. This impact is compounded by Canada’s […]

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