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.
November 26, 2018 – New figures show Canadian birth tourism numbers are much higher than official figures suggest. A study by Policy Options author Andrew Griffith found that while Statistics Canada reported 313 births to mothers residing outside Canada in 2016, the actual number could be more than five times greater. It means the issue
Montreal is now home to 4 million people. The latest population estimates from Statistics Canada upgraded the region’s population to 4,027,100 as of July 1, 2014. Greater Toronto’s population increased by a million to 6 million between 2013 and 2014. Foreign immigrants have been the main driver of growth in cities as was seen in the
Most Canadians by now are aware of the ‘erroneous’ report released by Statistics Canada according to which the economy had created only 200 jobs in the month of July. This week they have come out and acknowledged that it was a big mistake. Foreigners and international workers who are intending to work in Canada under
Statistics Canada has restated its July employment report, saying there has been a miscount in the number of job losses. The agency says it was an isolated incident. According to the agency, the July report did not count certain people as being in the labor force, as a result of which the number of full-time