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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

Future of Work in Canada – Which provinces are ready?

Some provinces, with more economic diversification or a concentration of workers in areas that are not very susceptible to automation, appear to be better situated for technological change than others, according to a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Risk and Readiness: The Impact of Automation on Provincial Labour Markets,” author Rosalie Wyonch … Continue reading

Canada Job Grant / Kenney agrees to province’s demands

The federal government has agreed to two key demands from the provinces and territories on its contentious Canada Job Grant that could pave the way for a deal on the national job training program, the Canadian Press has learned. Federal Employment Minister Jason Kenney sent a final counter-proposal to his provincial and territorial counterparts on … Continue reading

Canada Job Grant / Let us determine where cuts will be made says the provinces

Provincial labour ministers will send a counter-proposal to the federal govenment this week aimed at supporting a new Canada Job Grant while preserving training programs aimed at vulnerable Canadians. After a Tuesday meeting by phone, labour ministers agreed on the details of a counter-proposal that is expected to be sent to federal Employment Minister Jason … Continue reading

Canada Job Grant and the Provinces / Only Quebec, Ontario and Saskatchewan have consistently used their entire federal Labour Market Agreement’s funds

According to a government document obtained by Postmedia News, only Quebec and Ontario have consistently used their entire federal contribution under the Labour Market Agreement – about $116 million and $204 million, respectively, in 2011-12, the most recent year for which figures were available. Saskatchewan has too in more recent years. Continue reading

(Update) Canada Job Grant / Ottawa willing to compromise and offering to ease the rules

Minister Jason Kenney said Ottawa is prepared to remove a barrier that forces training dollars to be divided into two categories: money for people on Employment Insurance, and a smaller amount for people who are not Continue reading

Canada Job Grant / Ottawa willing to compromise

In a renewed effort to show “flexibility” and reach out to the provinces on the Canada Job Grant program, the federal minister responsible, Jason Kenney, has written to the provinces with an olive branch Continue reading

Canada Job Grant / Premiers take aim at the program

Job training appears to be one of the most contentious issues on the table as Canada’s premiers meet today in Niagara-on-the-Lake for their semi-annual get-together Continue reading

Canada and the Provinces / New voucher plan for training being weighed by Flaherty to replace agreements

Finance Minister Jim Flaherty this morning met with Canada’s largest trades union, the AFL-CIO, to discuss transferring nearly $2 billion of funding for labour training from the provinces to a voucher system for individuals ahead of the 2013 budget. The transfer was part of a broader discussion between Flaherty and Robert Blakely, the chief operating … Continue reading

Canada | A national strategy aimed at finding jobs for unemployed centrally managed

An under-reported aspect of the federal budget is the Harper government’s plan to modify unemployment programs in order to better match workers with employers struggling with labour shortages. The strategy will increase retraining for unemployed Canadians, while making it more difficult for employers to hire workers from aboard when unemployed Canadians are available. Those facts … Continue reading

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