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Job Quality in Canada – About 30% of all workers were predicted to hold a high-quality job

This study assesses job quality in Canada using an internationally inspired multidimensional framework that covers six broad aspects: income and benefits, career prospects, work intensity, working-time quality, skills and discretion, and social environment. The analysis uses the 2016 General Social Survey, which collected a rich set of information on working conditions in Canada. A total … Continue reading

Immigrants au Canada 2016 — L’Ontario affiche le taux de rétention le plus élevé chez les immigrants admis en 2011

Dans l’ensemble, en 2016, 86 % des immigrants déclarants admis en 2011 ont produit une déclaration de revenus dans leur province d’admission. Les taux de rétention sont les plus élevées en Ontario (91 %), en Alberta (90 %) et en Colombie-Britannique (87 %); les autres provinces ont affiché des taux de rétention plus faibles que le taux inscrit à l’échelle nationale.(Québec : 81 … Continue reading

Wages of Immigrants in Canada, 2016 – Median entry wages of tax filers admitted in 2015 was $25,400

The profile of immigrants to Canada can vary between admission years. Immigrants can face challenges when they arrive in Canada, such as acquiring the ability to speak at least one of the official languages or getting their foreign credentials recognized. The immigrants admitted to Canada in 2015 earned the highest entry wages of any cohort admitted since 1981. … Continue reading

Job Report in Canada, November 2018 – Unemployment at 5.6%, the lowest since comparable data became available in 1976

Employment rose by 94,000 in November, driven by gains in full-time work. The unemployment rate decreased 0.2 percentage points to 5.6%, the lowest since comparable data became available in 1976. In the 12 months to November, employment grew by 219,000 or 1.2%, reflecting gains in full-time work (+227,000 or +1.5%). Over the same period, total hours worked were up 2.1%. Chart : Unemployment rate Chosen excerpts by Job … Continue reading

Apprentices in Canada – From 199,074 in 2000 to 405,699 in 2017 with only 51,150 certification in 2017

Despite short-term fluctuations, overall strong economic growth over the last two decades in areas such as construction and natural resources, combined with an aging workforce, have contributed to increased demand for skilled tradespeople in Canada. The total number of people registered in apprenticeship programs in Canada has grown sharply since the end of the 1990s, rising … Continue reading

Job Satisfaction in Canada – Workers whose job gives them some control over their hours of work report higher levels

Workers whose job gives them some control over their hours of work report higher levels of job satisfaction, according to a new study based on the Longitudinal and International Study of Adults (LISA). The new study, published in Insights on Canadian Society, examines the relationship between the two key concepts of job flexibility and job … Continue reading

Labour Markets in Canada – The changes between 1981 and 2018

The types of jobs being created in Canada continue to be a central theme in discussions of economic change and the financial well-being of Canadians. A new Statistics Canada study documents changes in some of the basic characteristics of jobs over the last four decades. The jobs held by Canadian employees in 2018 differ in many respects … Continue reading

First Nations Off Reserve in Canada – Shortage of jobs the most commonly cited barrier to finding employment

A quarter of a million First Nations people living off reserve are of core working age The off-reserve First Nations population continues to grow significantly, and is projected to represent an increasing percentage of the total population. As it is also a young population, there is potential for young First Nations workers to enter the … Continue reading

Bank of Canada – Toward a dual mandate

The Bank of Canada will review its monetary policies and is open to making major changes, including a move away from its long-standing practice of targeting inflation, a senior official said on Tuesday. A sign is pictured outside the Bank of Canada building in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, May 23, 2017. REUTERS/Chris Wattie The deadline for … Continue reading

Future of Jobs in Canada – How will Canadian youth be prepared to the shift from a jobs economy to a skills economy

Canada is facing a quiet crisis. In the coming decade, half of all jobs will be disrupted by technology and automation. Some will change dramatically. Others will disappear completely, replaced by jobs that are yet to be invented. We are living through an era of radical change, with the latest advancements in artificial intelligence and … Continue reading

 Employment Insurance Coverage in Canada, 2017 – Eligibility rate down for youth and for people aged 45 and over

The eligibility rate for receiving regular Employment Insurance (EI) benefits was 84.3% in 2017, little changed from the previous year. The eligibility rate was also little changed for men and women, but was down for youth and those aged 45 and over. Infographic Employment Insurance coverage and eligibility Eligibility rate down for youth and for people aged 45 and … Continue reading

Les Réfugiés au Canada – Vont moins aux études postsecondaires que les immmigrants d’autres catégories

Bon nombre d’immigrants au Canada en âge de travailler se sont inscrits à des programmes d’études postsecondaires après leur arrivée afin de mettre à jour leurs diplômes d’études ou d’améliorer leurs perspectives d’emploi. Dans l’ensemble, 28% des immigrants admis de 2002 à 2005 (en âge de travailler, de 25 à 54 ans) se sont inscrits à des programmes d’études postsecondaires dans une école canadienne … Continue reading

Le Temps Partiel au Canada en 2017 — Qui et pourquoi?

Certaines personnes choisissent de travailler à temps partiel par choix personnel ou pour répondre à d’autres priorités, comme prendre soin de ses enfants ou faire des études. D’autres travaillent à temps partiel, car du travail à temps plein n’est pas disponible, souvent du fait de la situation économique. À partir des données de l’Enquête sur … Continue reading

Job Report in Canada, October 2018 – Little changed with unemployment at 5.8%

Employment was little changed in October. The unemployment rate decreased 0.1 percentage points to 5.8% as fewer people searched for work. Since November 2017, the unemployment rate has ranged from 5.8% to 6.0%. Chosen excerpts by Job Market Monitor. Read the whole story at The Daily — Labour Force Survey, October 2018

Temporary Foreign Workers in Canada – Micro-managed by bureaucrats

I’m no genius. But I don’t think I’m a dummy either. After  practicing immigration law for 40 years, I should be able to navigate any immigration system. I mean, that’s why I have successfully written all of the toughest bar exams in the U.S. and in Canada, right? Well, after four decades, I’ve met my fiercest competitor … Continue reading

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