Record Low Unemployment Is Pushing Canadian Wages Higher

Record-low unemployment is being reported in early 2022 as Canada’s economy continues its rapid recovery from the global pandemic.  As a result, the Canadian jobless rate hit the lowest level of 5.3 percent – a rate that was experienced last in 1976.  Although about 15,300 Canadian jobs were added in April, economists expected about 40,000 […]

Help Wanted for One Million Canadian Job Vacancies

Job openings in Canada have passed the one million mark, which is a sign that companies are being challenged finding enough workers. In September 2021, there were 1,014,600 open positions, reported by Statistics Canada, which represents six percent of all jobs. Food services and hotels have the highest number of unfilled jobs at 14.4 percent. […]

How Many Canadians Volunteered in 2018?

How Many Canadians Volunteered in 2018?

Volunteering is good for others, but also for ourselves, for our soul. The Canadian people know this and they often engage in volunteering activities. In 2018, about 24 million people formally volunteered (i.e. in organizations, associations, etc.). Isn’t that an amazing statistic? Read more about volunteering in Canada in the following heartwarming infographic from Statistics […]

Ranking of Canadian Universities with the Best Reputation

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A recent survey asked senior administrators and faculty of universities along with several businesspeople across Canada for their outlook on the innovation and quality of Canadian universities. All types of universities were evaluated, including Comprehensive, Medical Doctoral, and Primarily Undergraduate. The online questionnaire asked respondents to rate the universities in three categories: most innovative, leaders […]

Canadian Economy Soars Beyond Pre-Pandemic Numbers

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With an additional 157,000 new jobs added to the Canadian economy in September 2021, Statistics Canada reported that employment numbers are enough to be above where they were before the global pandemic began. The massive Canadian job surge far exceeded the 60,000 new positions economists predicted. Moreover, the increase helped the unemployment rate drop to […]

Canada Likely to Reach Goal of 401,000 New Permanent Residents

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According to Marco Mendicino, the Canadian immigration minister, Canada is close to meeting the goal of allowing 401,000 new permanent residents this year after having a record number in June and July 2021. June had 35,700 new permanent residents and July reached 39,500 newcomers to the country. These were both monthly records and brings the […]

Canada Is Weeks Away from Opening Borders to Fully Vaccinated

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Foreign travelers visiting Canada will need to show proof of vaccination to enter the country. They must have had a complete round of the Pfizer, Moderna, or AstraZeneca vaccines or one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine at least two weeks before entering the country. Travelers are required to use the government’s ArriveCAN portal […]

Did You Know That Canadians Have Been Drinking More Beer in the Past Year?

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Canadians love to celebrate. The Canada statistics website site published surprising statistics on the  Canadian drinking habits. Maybe this is the impact of the Covid-19 crisis, but the average Canadian drank an average of 9.5 drinks a week in 2020! Another surprising statistic from the article is that the average alcohol consumption in Canada has […]

There Is Strong Demand for Biotech Professionals in Canada

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Canada understands the United States has had the upper hand in luring biotech professionals to their country. But Canadian companies and the government are pressing every button they can to chip away at the long-held advantages Americans have held. Companies in Canada are trying to reach scale. The tech ecosystem is full of skilled workers, […]

How Many Canadians Have an Internet Connection?

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The “Statistics Canada” Facebook page posted the result of a surprising survey: It turns out that by 2020, almost half a million Canadians had a mobile data plan but no home Internet connection. Half a million out of 37.9 million is not much, and we are sure that in Canada – a technological and advanced […]