Bank of Canada Governor talks about using immigration to balance the national labour market

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Wed, 23 Nov 2022 13:00:14 +0000

In two recent speeches on November 10th and 14th, Bank of Canada (BoC) Governor Tiff Macklem spoke to attendees and the media about how immigration may be the key to achieving labour market stability and correcting the course of inflation. His speeches addressed “the future of workers and jobs” by tackling questions that included: Why […]

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Express Entry candidates will be impacted by NOC changes implemented today

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Wed, 16 Nov 2022 10:00:17 +0000

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) will be transitioning to the 2021 version of the National Occupation Classification (NOC) system today, a change that has been in the works since the announcement on July 27. This move will cause shifts in eligibility for some of Canada’s 100+ immigration programs, including Express Entry. Discover if You […]

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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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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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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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Canada to allow international students to work off-campus over 20 hours per week

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Fri, 07 Oct 2022 13:02:58 +0000

From November 15, 2022 until December 31, 2023, international students who are in Canada and have off-campus work authorization on their study permit will be allowed to work over 20 hours per week off-campus while class is in session. This temporary measure will also apply to foreign nationals who have already submitted a study permit […]

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BREAKING: Canada to allow international students to work off-campus over 20 hours per week

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Fri, 07 Oct 2022 13:02:58 +0000

From November 15, 2022 until December 31, 2023, international students who are in Canada and have off-campus work authorization on their study permit will be allowed to work over 20 hours per week off-campus while class is in session. This temporary measure will also apply to foreign nationals who have already submitted a study permit […]

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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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