Job Vacancies in Canada Remain at Historic Highs

The Canadian private sector continues to experience a historically high staff shortage. The latest report by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) says that about 433 thousand jobs in the private sector were not filled in the past quarter, which is about 1,500 more than in the Q2 2019, and 15 thousand more than Read More …

Children of Immigrants Are Better Educated and Earn More Than Those with Canadian-Born Parents

A study by Statistics Canada, which includes data from 2006 to 2016, shows that among teenagers aged 13 to 17 years, immigrant children are more likely to complete post-graduate studies compared to those whose parents were born in Canada. “In Canada, contrary to several European countries, children with an immigrant background are generally more likely Read More …

Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot: Altona — Rhineland, Manitoba

The town of Altona and the surrounding municipality of Rhineland, located in the province of Manitoba, 100 km from Winnipeg, accept applications from immigration candidates under the Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot. Photo: Jimmy Emerson, DVM / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 The Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot is a program for foreigners who wish to live Read More …

Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot: Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

Sault Ste. Marie is a city, which is located in Ontario and separated by a river from the Michigan city of the same name. The Canadian Sault Ste. Marie accepts applications from immigration candidates under the Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot. The Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot is a program for foreigners who wish to Read More …

Two Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot Communities Start Accepting Applications

Sault Ste Marie, Ontario and Altona — Rhineland, Manitoba are starting to accept applications from immigration candidates under the Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot. With the full launch, the Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot (RNIP) will allow employers to recruit eligible foreign workers in 11 locations across the Canadian provinces. Applicants who receive a recommendation Read More …

New Brunswick Mayor Attempts to Lure Students from Rebellious Quebec

The mayor of Edmundston, New Brunswick promises students job opportunities and cheap real estate. Photo: P199 / CC BY-SA 3.0 The past two weeks have been eventful in Quebec: provincial authorities have imposed restrictions on immigration programs for temporary foreign workers and international students. These innovations caused a wave of protests, and the Quebec Minister Read More …

Quebec Postpones Experience Program Changes

The Quebec government has suspended changes to the Quebec Experience Program that have entered into effect on November 1. Provincial Immigration Minister Simon Jolin-Barrette confirmed the suspension of changes on Friday, November 8. The Quebec Experience Program (Program de l’expérience québécoise, PEQ) is a popular fast-track immigration program that allows international graduates and temporary foreign Read More …