The Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations governing the Economic Class comprises the Federal Skilled Worker Class, Provincial Nominee Class (“PNP”), Quebec Skilled Worker Class, Investor Class, Entrepreneur Class, Self-Employed Person’s Class and the Canada Experience Class. On May 4, 2013, the Government of Canada introduced substantive changes to the Federal Skilled worker Class. The Minister
A new report suggests that the Canadian unemployment rate will likely not spark inflation in the near future. The report, issued this month by the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, suggests that there is still plenty of breathing room in terms of jobless rates before the Bank of Canada would have to step in and
Figures from Statistics Canada show a surprise increase in Canadian employment in March, with 28,700 new jobs created. Though better than expected, analysts say the figures are not entirely positive, as the jobs created were entirely part-time positions, and they masked a drop in full-time jobs. According to the employment report, about 56,800 part-time jobs
The latest employment figures from Statistics Canada show a decline of by 112,000 jobs in the private sector in August, resulting in an overall drop in employment of 11,000. Only last month the agency botched the July jobs report, erroneously claiming the economy added just 200 new jobs, when it fact the figure was 42,000.