Business travel to Canada is still thriving for many industry sectors during the COVID-19 pandemic despite all the hype surrounding Ottawa’s air and land travel restrictions. Immigrants coming to Canada under the Start-Up Visa Program to set up businesses and create jobs are still being welcomed with open arms. Under that program, 140 business people
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.
U.S. President Joe Biden’s inauguration today and his open doors policy towards immigration means Canada will have to work harder under this administration to attract skilled workers. In a massive reversal of outgoing President Donald Trump’s stance on immigration, Biden is expected to unveil a sweeping immigration bill on his first day in office that
Fast-growing Canadian tech companies are in hiring mode and bringing in highly-skilled immigrants to fill jobs despite the COVID-19 global pandemic, reveals a new report from the Innovation Economy Council. “Canada’s booming technology sector appears to be holding its own in the global race for talent, even after the economic shock of the COVID-19 pandemic,”
Industry watchers say technology firms in Canada are the likely beneficiaries of U.S. President Donald Trump’s clampdown on the H-1B visa widely used by Silicon Valley companies to bring in highly-skilled immigrants. The new limits published in the Federal Register, the daily journal of the American government, are intended to stop tech giants from using
Canada is likely going to keep its border with the United States closed to all but essential travel for several more months until the COVID-19 pandemic abates. “The situation surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic continues to rapidly evolve and we have been clear that our response will adapt in lock step,” a spokesperson for Canada’s public
Google searches on ‘how to move to Canada’ once again spiked in the U.S. during the first presidential debate between Donald Trump and Joe Biden this week. The petty arguments on show, particularly from the incumbent Republican president, left many Americans considering the move north instead of four more years of Trumpian politics. With Trump
A newly-released Gallup poll reveals Canada is the most welcoming country in the world – and far more tolerant than the United States – for immigrants. On Wednesday, the polling giant released the results of its latest Migrant Acceptance Index. It asked people living in 145 countries last year whether they thought immigrants living in