Canadians Pay Some of the Highest Internet Prices in the World

The study conducted by Rewheel, a Finnish consultancy specializing in mobile technology research, showed that Canada ranks as one of the highest in the developed world in terms of wireless pricing. Rewheel studied how many gigabytes 4G Internet users can get for 30 euros (about 45 Canadian dollars). The study covers countries of the Organization Read More …

New California: Toronto’s Tech Sector Catches Up with Silicon Valley

The Toronto technology sector is on the rise and is currently ahead of similar large North American tech hubs, including Washington, D. C., New York, Austin, and Boston. CBRE, an American commercial real estate services and investment firm, has released the Scoring Tech Talent report that shows that Toronto has become the third largest IT Read More …

Immigrants in Quebec Will Get an Increased Allowance To Attend French Courses

Free courses will be available to temporary workers, foreign students, and their spouses, as well as to foreigners who have lived in Quebec for more than five years. Quebec is investing more than C$70 million in teaching French new immigrants to improve their integration into the local community. The Coalition for Quebec’s Future, the province’s Read More …

Starting a Business in Quebec Will Be Even Easier

New federal investments will create tremendous opportunities for entrepreneurs and will save thousands of dollars to potential business owners. The Canadian federal government will invest in helping small business owners in Quebec to “start-up, scale-up, and access new markets,” said Richard Hébert, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Small Business. New federal government initiatives will Read More …

Alberta is Developing Programs of Immigration to Rural Areas

Alberta authorities have promised to launch two new immigration programs that will attract 40,000 immigrants to rural areas of the province. Alberta’s premier Jason Kenney has promised to create two new immigration programs: the Rural Renewal Program and the Rural Entrepreneur Immigration Program. Consultations on those programs will begin in the fall of 2019 and Read More …

Ontario Sent Invitations to IT Candidates

In the new immigration draw, Ontario has given preference to candidates working in information technology (IT) occupations. On August 1, a new Tech Draw was held in Ontario, in which 1,773 invitations were sent to candidates in the Express Entry system. Applicants who received invitations had work experience in one of six in-demand IT occupations Read More …

These 5 Occupations Are in Demand Under the Saskatchewan Provincial Program

In the immigration draw of June 20, the province of Saskatchewan identified 5 in-demand occupations. The Express Entry draw held June 20, 2019 invited 479 candidates to apply for permanent residency under the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP)’s Express Entry and Occupations In-Demand Streams. Both streams require to have work experience in one of the Read More …

Canadian Authorities Intend to Halve the Level of Immigration and Build a Fence on the US border

Maxime Bernier, the leader of the People’s Party of Canada (PPC) represented in the House of Commons, has recently proposed building a fence along the border between Canada and the United States. Photo: Maxime Bernier | Facebook Speaking in Mississauga, one of the most multicultural cities in Canada, Bernier has also promised to halve the Read More …