What is the Ontario Provincial Nominee Program?

Credit to Author: Julia Hornstein| Date: Sun, 27 Nov 2022 13:00:41 +0000

Ontario is Canada’s most popular landing destination for immigrants. Through Ontario’s Provincial Nominee Program (PNP), which is called the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP), immigrants can receive a provincial nomination which allows them to apply for permanent residency. Discover if You Are Eligible for Canadian Immigration The OINP launched in 2007 to respond to skill […]

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Ontario and Saskatchewan add 400,000 new jobs, as vacancies remain high

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Fri, 25 Nov 2022 14:00:52 +0000

Across all sectors, job vacancies were up by 3.8% in September, to 994,800 vacant positions within Canada. The majority of these new job additions were in Ontario and Saskatchewan. Discover if You Are Eligible for Canadian Immigration The job vacancy rate (total number of vacant positions as a proportion of labour demand) increased to 5.7%., […]

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SWTCH Energy & Electric Circuit Expands EV Charging Across Canada & United States

Credit to Author: Tim Tyler| Date: Fri, 18 Nov 2022 16:45:00 +0000

SWTCH Energy and the Electric CircuitSWTCH Energy and Electric Circuit (EC) have announced a partnership that makes their charging stations and EC apps compatible with each other. SWTCH Energy provides electric vehicle (EV) charging solutions for multi-tenant properties across North America, while Electric Circuit is the leading EV charging operator and network in Québec. The new partnership will allow users […]

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Waste Heat-to-Power Capture Pilot Launched in Ontario

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 10 Nov 2022 16:35:56 +0000

Hamilton, a city in Ontario, Canada, will host a pilot project to demonstrate a new technology designed to capture excess hydrothermal energy from its district heating and cooling plant and convert it into grid-quality power. The pilot hosted by Hamilton Community Enterprises (HCE)—the city’s utility solutions arm— will use Extract Energy’s “Heat Engine,” whose core […]

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Toronto to hold election for mayor and city council

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Fri, 21 Oct 2022 12:00:50 +0000

Toronto will hold a municipal election on October 24 this year. Municipal (city) government oversees things such as property taxes, public transit, public spaces such as parks, and garbage collection. It is the level of government closest to day-to-day life. This election will decide who becomes mayor, and who will represent each ward (neighbourhood) at […]

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Canada’s OPG and Czech Republic’s ČEZ Partner to Advance SMR and Other Nuclear Technology

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 13 Oct 2022 16:50:16 +0000

Ontario Power Generation (OPG) and Czech Republic-based ČEZ are collaborating to advance deployment of nuclear technology, including small modular reactors (SMRs). The companies said they signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on Oct. 11, with an aim to “reduce financial, technical and schedule risk to both parties on their respective future projects.” OPG is Ontario’s […]

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Join the Jobs Boom: Northwestern Ontario is the next mining powerhouse

Credit to Author: Thunder Bay Community Economic Development Commission| Date: Mon, 03 Oct 2022 11:30:31 +0000

As a regional exploration hub, mining is big business in Thunder Bay. Approximately 850 Thunder Bay residents work at mines, and 400 Thunder Bay mine service and supply companies support mining. In recent years, new discoveries and a strong metals market have driven interest in exploration and mining in Northwestern Ontario. Similar in size to […]

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Ontario immigration is preparing to switch to new NOC 2021

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 13 Sep 2022 12:00:47 +0000

Ontario is preparing to align the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) with the new National Occupation Classification (NOC) 2021 system, according to a September 6 media release. The new NOC system is already in use by Employment Development Canada (EDSC) and Statistics Canada (StatsCan), while Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) will be implementing the […]

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Research Scientist from Ukraine finds many advantages to living in Thunder Bay

Credit to Author: Thunder Bay Community Economic Development Commission| Date: Thu, 08 Sep 2022 11:30:00 +0000

Sasha Bubon, Associate Scientist at the Thunder Bay Regional Research Institute and Chief Technology Officer of Radialis Medical, has accomplished a lot since immigrating from Ukraine 12 years ago. His story and eventual path to Canada began with an online search when he was an undergraduate student with a degree in computer science and engineering. […]

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Canada is on track to welcome a record 431,000 immigrants

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 07 Sep 2022 12:00:47 +0000

As of August 22, Canada has welcomed about 300,000 new permanent residents. Immigration Minister Sean Fraser boasted last week that Canada has hit the 300,000 mark earlier this year than any other year. Since Confederation in 1867, Canada has welcomed more than 300,000 immigrants in an entire year only six times: in the years of […]

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