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Temporary Foreign Workers in Canada – Open work permits holders had the lowest median annual earnings in 2016

Temporary residents with open work permits (OWP) accounted for 1.2% of total T4 earners in Canada in 2016 compared with 0.5% a decade earlier. This is a larger increase than among those with employer-specific work permits (ESWP), whose share grew from 0.2% to 0.3% for high-skill workers and stayed the same at 0.3% for low-skill workers. These are among the findings of a … Continue reading

Citizenship of New Immigrants in Canada – It has declined considerably, mainly among immigrants with lower family incomes and lower levels of education

Canada has one of the highest immigrant citizenship rates among major Western countries. However, over the past 20 years, the percentage of recent immigrants acquiring Canadian citizenship has declined considerably, mainly among immigrants with lower family incomes and lower levels of education. Citizenship is a key marker of integration, allowing immigrants to vote, run for political office, … Continue reading

Skills Training in Canada – Most have not recently accessed it

Respondents were then presented with a list of institutions and asked if they had accessed skills training from any of them in the past five years. Results reveal that most Canadians have not recently accessed skills training. Fewer than half (43 per cent) have accessed workplace training in the past five years, while less than … Continue reading

Children of immigrants in Canada – More likely to complete postsecondary studies

Based on integrated data from the 2006 and 2016 censuses, this study examines the education and labour market outcomes of a cohort of children with an immigrant background who were aged 13 to 17 in 2006. In this study, the outcomes of children of immigrant parents from different regions are compared with those of children … Continue reading

Post-Secondary Education, Retraining and Lifelong Learning in Canada – Canadians’ perceptions

Canada’s rapidly changing labour market creates both opportunities and challenges that force us to reflect on the future of work and learning. For post-secondary institutions, this raises many important questions about how best to support learners coming to them at all stages of their lives. To gain a better understanding of what Canadians expect, CICan … Continue reading

International Students in Canada – They earned less than Canadian students six years after graduation

The number of temporary residents that hold a postsecondary study permit in Canada has increased rapidly in recent years, going from 201,186 in 2009 to 294,020 in 2015—a 46.1% increase. The purpose of this study is to describe the postsecondary experience and early labour market outcomes of study permit holders (international students). The study found … Continue reading

Job Vacancies, Q2 2019 – Job vacancies and the job vacancy rate continue to rise as Quebec accounts for nearly 70% of the rise

On a year-over-year basis, both the number of job vacancies and the job vacancy rate increased in the second quarter. The number of job vacancies was up in four provinces and two territories, with Quebec accounting for nearly 70% of the national increase. Job vacancies increased in 6 of the 10 largest industrial sectors, led by accommodation and food services; … Continue reading

Postes Vacants au Québec, T2 2019 – Le Québec est à l’origine de près de 70 % de l’augmentation d’une année à l’autre du nombre de postes vacants

Au Québec, le nombre de postes vacants a affiché une hausse de 24 100 (+20,7 %) par rapport au deuxième trimestre de 2018, ce qui représente près de 70 % de l’augmentation à l’échelle nationale. La croissance a été généralisée dans les secteurs et les régions économiques (RE). Au cours de la même période, le taux de postes vacants dans la province … Continue reading

Canada – 55 million by 2068

While the populations of many developed countries are expected to decrease, Canada’s population is projected to grow over the next 50 years, largely because of strong immigration. Population growth, however, is likely to vary across the country, with the population of some provinces and territories increasing and others decreasing. As a result, the provinces and … Continue reading

Labour Market Information (LMI) in Canada – Results more important when participants are assisted by a counsellor

According to a large meta-analysis, labour market information (LMI) is a critical ingredient in achieving career goals of individuals. This study aims to assess the effect of LMI use, with and without the help of a counsellor, taking into account the possible presence of differential effects according to client consultation needs (career choice or job … Continue reading

Bachelor Degree from a Community College in Canada – They earn about 12% more than university bachelor’s degree holders two years after graduation

University graduates generally earn more than community college graduates, both shortly after graduation and for many years thereafter. This may partially reflect the fact that university programs are generally longer in duration. Most university students enroll in a four-year bachelor’s degree program, whereas most college students enroll in a one-year certificate program or in a … Continue reading

Job Report in Canada, August 2019 – Employment increased by 81,000 and unemployment remained at 5.7%

Following three consecutive months of little change, employment increased by 81,000 in August, largely in part-time work. The unemployment rate remained at 5.7% as more people participated in the labour market. Compared with August 2018, employment increased by 471,000 (+2.5%), the result of gains in both full- (+306,000 or +2.0%) and part-time work (+165,000 or +4.8%). Over the same period, hours worked were … Continue reading

NEETs in Canada in 2018/2019 – 287,400 aged 20 to 24 (12%)

Young people who are not in education, employment or training make up what is known as the NEET population. The NEET indicator has been regularly published by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) since the late 1990s, as NEET youth may be at risk of low‑income or social exclusion. At Statistics Canada, the … Continue reading

Visible Minority Immigrants Men in Canada – They experience frictions in the labor market that hinder their mobility

We examine the role of between- and within-firm mobility in the early-career outcomes of immigrant men. Among Canadian workers with less than 10 years of potential experience, we find that visible minority immigrants were significantly less likely to have been promoted with their initial employers than similar white natives but were just as likely to have … Continue reading

Incomes of Canadian Veteran – Decline after release with female Veterans had a 21% decline compared to less than 1% among males

This study presents an examination of the situation of certain groups of Veterans after release from the military compared to when they were in the military. It uses administrative data from the Department of National Defence (DND) and Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC) which has been combined with personal income information by Statistics Canada (see text … Continue reading

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