Giant online retailer Amazon Canada is making a big move this week, launching its first job fair in Canada as it gears up to expand its workforce in the country by 15,000 employees this autumn. That’s an increase of about 60 per cent to Amazon Canada’s existing workforce of 25,000 and comes as the company
Healthcare and construction jobs are booming and providing new opportunities for those who want to immigrate to Canada as the country’s economy roars back to life in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. “There were 553,500 job vacancies in the first quarter of 2021, up by 40,700, or 7.9 per cent, from the same quarter
Immigrants to Canada are over-represented in nursing and healthcare support positions, a Statistics Canada report reveals. “In 2015/2016, they made up 22 per cent of the workforce in these occupations, compared with 16 per cent of the total employed population,” notes the report. Immigrants from countries with predominantly-Black populations are among those newcomers most likely
Many Canadian employers find themselves facing labour shortages, meaning jobs in the trades can provide a very good living for highly-skilled workers willing to avail themselves of these opportunities. Canada’s national statistical agency, Statistics Canada, has tracked the earnings power of many people in the trades to get a clearer picture of just how much
Immigrant children start off in life poorer than their Canadian-born friends but are more likely to go to college and university – and they grow up even more likely to attain the Canadian dream. “Although immigrant children (at 32.2 per cent) are more than twice as likely as non-immigrant children (at 15.4 per cent) to
Immigrants coming to Canada are enjoying higher incomes but are still earning less overall than Canadians, reveals a Statistics Canada report released this week. “The median entry wage for immigrants admitted to Canada in 2017 was the highest to date, reaching $30,100 in 2018,” state the authors of the report by Canada’s statistical services agency.
Les parrainages familiaux sont toujours une source importante de nouveaux résidents permanents au Canada pendant la pandémie mondiale du COVID-19, car plus d’un quart des nouveaux arrivants ont déménagé ici dans le cadre de ces programmes. Au cours des 11 premiers mois de l’année dernière – le mois le plus récent pour lequel des chiffres
International students looking for a place to study abroad are giving Canada top marks for its handling of the COVID-19 global pandemic, says an Australian expert in international education trends. “In May, 2020 Navitas surveyed its global agent network to explore how COVID-19 was changing the fortunes of international study destinations,” says Jon Chew, head
Privately-sponsored refugees have faster labour market success in Canada than refugee claimants, but the gap is eroded over time, a new study shows. While the privately-sponsored group are significantly more likely to find a job in the first year after their arrival, after four years the difference is negligible. The findings were reported in a
2019-12-17 – Canada recorded 562,900 job vacancies in the third quarter of 2019, up 2.2 percent in the same period of 2018, according to new figures from Statistics Canada. While the number of Canada job vacancies rose by 12,200 on a year-over-year basis, the figure dropped by 18,700 compared to the previous quarter of 2019.