The Canadian Government plans to launch a new immigration system that would offer express entry to qualified immigrants for filling open jobs for which there are no available Canadian workers in 2015. Named Express Entry – formerly referred to as Expression of Interest – this program would provide swifter entry into Canada, wherein the government
Economic experts are predicting good things for the Nova Scotia economy in 2014. Major offshore projects are just some of the driving economic forces predicted to spur a 13 percent increase in spending within the province. Construction in Halifax will be particularly strong, with $500 million alone being invested in the city’s new convention center.
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), Canada’s federal immigration authority, admits 300,000 immigrants to Canada annually, mainly under the Economic Class and the Family Reunification Class. The Economic Class Professionals and skilled workers who wish to pursue permanent residence in Canada must demonstrate a strong likelihood to become economically settled in Canada. This is why
In his column for The Toronto Star, columnist Rick Salutin asserts that policies like the Temporary Foreign Worker Program are not merely a cause for concern in Canada. Instead, Salutin writes that because of the widespread effects of globalisation and free trade, temporary foreign workers are currently a global phenomenon, as they move from country
The continued growth of Canada’s mining industry is creating new jobs and bumping up wages, according to a new report conducted and released by the Mining Association of Canada. From 2011 to 2012, over 11,000 jobs were created in the mining industry, and forecasters predict more job growth in the coming years. In 2012, approximately