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Démographie du Canada, 1er juillet 2018 – La population des régions vieillit plus rapidement

La croissance démographique des régions urbaines du Canada stimulée par l’immigration permanente et temporaire Le Canada continue de s’urbaniser avec 26,5 millions de personnes vivant au sein d’une région métropolitaine de recensement (RMR) au 1er juillet 2018. La croissance des grandes régions urbaines (+1,8 %) surpassait celle du reste du pays (+0,6 %). Les trois plus grandes RMR du pays — Toronto, Montréal … Continue reading

 Job Vacancies in Canada, Q42018 – Number and rate increase for the ninth consecutive quarter

The number of job vacancies and the job vacancy rate were both up in the fourth quarter, the ninth consecutive year-over-year increase. Job vacancies and the job vacancy rate rose in every province year over year except for Saskatchewan in the fourth quarter. The majority of economic regions recorded job vacancy growth. Job vacancies increased … Continue reading

Labour Force in Canada, Projections to 2036 – Expected to continue to increase, from 19.7 million in 2017 to 22.9 million in 2036

In this study, data from the Demosim microsimulation model are used to assess the labour force participation rate of Canadians in 2036 under various scenarios of population growth and participation rates by age. In addition, the article provides an overview of the ethnocultural characteristics of persons who will be in the labour force in 2036, … Continue reading

Refugees in Canada – Labour market outcomes varied considerably over the last three decades

Canada welcomed over 830,000 refugees from 1980 to 2009. Although not selected for economic reasons, the success of refugees in the labour market is an essential element of their long-term integration into Canadian society. A new Statistics Canada study finds that the labour market outcomes of refugees from 13 countries varied considerably over the last three decades. To date, little information has … Continue reading

Wages of Immigrants in Canada – Those with work permits prior to their admission have the highest entry wages

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

LMI in Canada – Job market information lacks insights about the future

Building a career is an ongoing process. During that process, we continuously navigate options and make choices, ideally while using relevant labour market information (LMI) that can answer our questions and address our concerns. Therefore, we wanted to know about the persistent challenges Canadians face when they go looking for information to support their career- … Continue reading

Job Report in Canada, February 2019 – Employment grew for a second consecutive month, up 56,000 

Employment grew for a second consecutive month, up 56,000 in February, driven by gains in full-time work. The unemployment rate was unchanged at 5.8% as the number of people searching for work held steady. In the 12 months to February, total employment grew by 369,000 or 2.0%, reflecting increases in both full- (+266,000) and part-time (+103,000) work. Over the same period, total hours … Continue reading

Career Choice in Canada – A highly personalized tool : the RBC Upskill

A highly personalized career tool that takes stock of your career-relevant skills. Enables career exploration and identifies different career possibilities based on your unique skills and interests. Incorporates the latest Canadian labour market data on job demand, projected growth, automation and earning potential. Chosen excerpts by Job Market Monitor. Read the whole story at RBC Upskill

Labour productivity in Canada, QIV 2018 – Declines for the second time in four quarters

Labour productivity of Canadian businesses decreased 0.4% in the fourth quarter, after rising the two previous quarters. This decline reflected the continued growth in hours worked, while business output remained at about the same level as in the previous quarter. Chosen excerpts by Job Market Monitor. Read the whole story at The Daily — Labour productivity, hourly compensation and unit … Continue reading

Median After-Tax Income in Canada, 2017 – Rose 3.3% to $59,800 

Median after-tax income of Canadian families and unattached individuals rose 3.3% to $59,800 in 2017, following two years without growth. This gain was the result of a combination of factors, including higher wages and salaries among non-senior families (where the highest income earner was less than 65 years of age), and an increase in child benefits. In 2018, the Canadian government … Continue reading

TVET in Canada – There is no single pan-Canadian approach to TVET, since every jurisdiction has specific strategies, policies, or legislation

Canada considers technical and vocational education and training (TVET) essential for all residents to actively engage in the country’s knowledge-based economy. The mission of TVET along with the whole Canadian education system is to provide students with high-quality learning opportunities and the required skills to enter the labour market. TVET programmes are therefore aligned to … Continue reading

L’emploi au Canada et au Québec, janvier 2019 – Plus 67 000 dont 16 000 au Québec

Le nombre de personnes en emploi a progressé de 67 000 en janvier, et l’essentiel de cette progression a eu lieu chez les jeunes de 15 à 24 ans et dans les secteurs des services. Le taux de chômage a augmenté de 0,2 point de pourcentage pour atteindre 5,8 % en raison de la hausse du nombre de personnes à la recherche de travail. Graphique Taux … Continue reading

Les Grands-Parents au Canada – 7,5 millions âgés de 45 ans en 2017 

Selon les données de l’Enquête sociale générale (ESG) sur la famille, on comptait 7,5 millions de grands-parents âgés de 45 ans et plus au Canada en 2017 — le nombre le plus élevé depuis que des données sont recueillies. Il s’agit d’une augmentation par rapport aux 7,0 millions de grands-parents dénombrés en 2011 et aux 5,4 millions qui l’ont été en 1995. La proportion de grands-parents âgés de 85 ans … Continue reading

Skills in Canada – Closing the Gap

Canada’s labour market will not have the skilled workers it needs unless we change the way we train workers today. As automation spurs rapid change, Canada needs to change its approach to education, training and skills development in order to close the skills gap. Labour markets in Canada and around the world are being disrupted … Continue reading

Public Service in Canada – Should grow its interchange program to build skills and networks

The public sector should expand its interchange program with the private sector in order to diversify its employees’ networks and skill sets and, in so doing, help the public service face employment challenges and disruptive technologies. As the labour market shifts from full-time work toward short-term and part-time contracts, workers and organizations are experiencing benefits … Continue reading

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