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  • Canada World’s #3 Top Destination For Job Seekers

    According to a survey of 203,756 people around the globe published in October 2014 by the Boston Consulting Group, Canada is the #3 top destination in the world for job seekers, after the US and UK. While many people from around the globe consider Canadian immigration an attractive alternative to living and working in their own country, the survey found that individuals from the United Kingdom, France, Saudi Arabia, South Korea and Mexico are especially interested in seeking jobs in Canada. Three Canadian cities were also listed among the world’s most desirable cities for skilled foreign workers in the global survey, with Toronto ranked 8th, Montreal 21st and Vancouver in 23rd place.

     

    The survey discovered that Canada is very attractive to skilled foreign workers for several reasons. A key motivation, of course, is that there are thousands of jobs in Canada that are available to qualified skilled foreign workers. Many global job seekers also want to work in an English-speaking country such as Canada since English is either their native language or they learned it as a second language. Another major motivation to move to Canada cited in the survey is a desire for security, safety and stability. Having access to Canada’s excellent healthcare system and the country’s spectacular scenery were also noted as top reasons to move to Canada.

     

    Not only are thousands of people throughout the world interested in Canadian immigration, but Canada’s government is also seeking thousands of qualified skilled foreign workers to help fill jobs in Canada that cannot be filled by Canadian workers. This has been a major factor contributing to Canada being the world's third most popular destination for international job seekers. With thousands of older Canadian workers retiring at the same time that Canada’s economy continues to expand, there has been an ongoing shortage of skilled labor across Canada in various high-demand occupations. Thus, the Canadian government and businesses have encouraged skilled foreign workers with certain qualifications to move to Canada to live, work and help keep the Canadian economy growing.  If you also want to move to Canada and would like to learn more about Canadian immigration, click here!

     

    Expat City Ranking 2019 Rates Montreal #5 in the World

    Montreal has been named the 5th best city in the world for expats to live abroad, according to the InterNations Expat City Ranking 2019 which was released in December 2019. The largest city in the Canadian province of Quebec was also rated as the #1 city for expats to live in

    Survey Finds Most People Living in Canada Are Happy

    A recent survey of almost 2,500 Canadian adults, which was commissioned by The Globe and Mail and conducted by the Gandalf Group, has found that 67% of the people living in Canada are “very happy” and 68% report being “very satisfied” with their lives. The national survey examined the overall happiness

    OECD Report Praises Canadian Immigration System

    In August 2019, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) released a “very favorable” report that praises the Canadian immigration system as one of the world’s most successful and an example for other countries. In particular, the OECD report says that Canada is very effective at recruiting skilled foreign

    Report Says There Are 506,000 Unfilled Jobs in Canada

    According to the Job Vacancy and Wage Survey released by Statistics Canada in June 2019, there were 506,000 Canadian job openings during the first quarter of 2019. This was 44,000 more Canadian job vacancies (an increase of 9.6 percent) compared with the number of open jobs in Canada during the first

    Canada Day Was Extra Special for These Immigrants

    Canada Day celebrations were held across the country on July 1, 2019, to mark 152 years since the Constitution Act of 1867 officially united Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia into a new federation within the British Empire known then as the Dominion of Canada. People living in Canada

    Immigrants Honored for Their Achievements in Canada

    In June 2019, the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) announced the winners of its 2019 Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards. This was the 11th annual recognition of 25 remarkable immigrants who have made significant accomplishments or contributions to society after relocating to Canada. Immigrants were nominated by Canadians from across the

    Top Canadian Job Opportunities in 2019

    Whether you are currently living in Canada and planning your career path, or an immigrant searching for employment opportunities, the 2019 ranking of the 100 top jobs in Canada is worth checking out. This informative career rating guide was published in May 2019 on the Canadian Business website and it

    Canadian Jobs Report Reveals Big Boost in Employment

    The April 2019 Canadian jobs report revealed that hiring hit a historic high with the addition of 106,500 new jobs in Canada - the biggest monthly boost in Canadian employment ever recorded!  Data released by Statistics Canada (StatCan) on May 10, 2019, also showed that 73,000 of the 106,500 Canadian jobs filled during

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