The number of Indians receiving permanent residence in Canada has increased by over fifty percent since 2016 The Trump administration’s restrictive immigration policies, and the difficulty of receiving Green Cards in the US, have pushed expat workers from India north to Canada. The trends indicate that Indian engineers and scientists see Canada as a fascinating […]
New full-time jobs in Canada saw an increase of close to 90,000 positions and 78,600 employee jobs in the private industry. The unemployment rate decreased to 5.6 percent, an all-time low. The survey by Statistics Canada showed a total of 94,100 net jobs for the greatest monthly rise since 2012 when there was an increase […]
British Columbia has for the first time surpassed their five million mark in population. International immigration is the cause of the spike in the population, as in every province that saw an increase. In October 2018, the population was around 37 million, an increase of 184,000 in three months. The gain was the most significant […]
Canada’s multi-year plan to welcome a million immigrants by 2020 under the direction of Canadian Immigration Minister drew praise in the OECD Biennial Report.
A new immigration pilot program in Atlantic Canada aims to draw immigrants to the area. The four Atlantic provinces which participate in the new program are P.E.I., Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Newfoundland.
Canada will approve close to one million immigrant applications over a three year period. The Liberal government calls this “the most ambitious immigration levels in recent history.”
The government is joining with the four Atlantic Canadian premiers to begin an Atlantic growth strategy. The goal is to stimulate economic development and begin an increase in job opportunities in the provinces of P.E.I., New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, and Nova Scotia. The central idea of the plan is an immigration program phased over […]
Boston Consulting Group (BCG) released a report showing that in the past year substantially more Canadian households have become millionaires. In 2016, there were 485,000 millionaires, up from 385,000 in 2015. These 2016 statistics represent 3.5 percent of all homes in Canada and 32.5 percent of the nation’s combined wealth.
According to Statistics Canada’s latest report, the unemployment rate in Quebec dropped by 1.2% in July 2017 to 5.8%, which is the lowest since 1976. In addition (also in July), Montreal’s jobless rate reached its lowest in over a decade. According to Stefane Marion, chief economist at the National Bank, “That compares to 44,000 in […]
Each year, Canadian Business publishes a list of the best jobs in Canada. This data is gathered from information available through Statistics Canada and Employment & Social Development Canada.