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
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
OTTAWA – A new agreement has been signed between the United States and Canada which will allow biometric information about Canadian visa applicants to be shared with third countries. This means the fingerprints and photo of someone who may visit, study or work in Canada could be passed to Washington, from where it might be
A strengthening U.S. economy has spurred the largest pickup in immigration since before the recession, driven by Asian newcomers and a gain in Hispanic arrivals. The number of foreign-born people in the U.S. grew by 523,400 last year, according to the Census Bureau. That beat the previous year’s net gain of roughly 446,800 and is
Two closely linked economies but two very different recoveries: that’s what you get when you compare Canada’s performance with that of the U.S. over the past few years. According to Douglas Porter, chief economist at BMO Capital Markets, the most notable difference between the US and Canada is the widely diverging performance of the two