Canada ranked 6th out of 167 countries in latest Democracy Index

Canada ranked 6th out of 167 countries in latest Democracy Index

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Canada scored 10 out of 10 for civil liberties Canada earned a 10 out of 10 for civil liberties and was ranked sixth overall among the world’s democracies in the Economist Intelligence Unit’s updated Democracy Index.   The index provides a snapshot of the state of democracy in 167 countries based on scores in five categories: electoral […]

Employers in New Brunswick hiring foreign workers to fill labour needs

Employers in Moncton, New Brunswick, turning to foreign workers to fill labour needs

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City-organized job fair for immigrants will be held January 25 The need for skilled labour is the biggest challenge facing employers in Moncton, New Brunswick, a new survey suggests, and increasing the number of foreign workers is seen as key to solving the problem.   The survey by the Chamber of Commerce of Greater Moncton (CCGM) […]

Canada’s unemployment rate hit record low in November

Canada’s unemployment rate hit record low in November

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Quebec, Alberta led provinces in employment last month Canada’s unemployment rate reached a record low in November, according to Statistics Canada’s monthly Labour Force Survey. The unemployment rate, which Statistics Canada defines as the number of unemployed people as a percentage of the labour force, dropped to 5.6 per cent last month — a number […]

Alberta renews extension for Post Graduate Work Permit applicants

Alberta renews extension for Post Graduate Work Permit applicants

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The Government of Alberta is extending a temporary transition period for applicants to the Alberta Opportunity Stream who hold a Post-Graduation Work Permit. The Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP) says the extension will allow both applicants and post-secondary institutions more time to adjust to the Alberta Opportunity Stream’s List of Alberta Advanced Education Approved Post-Secondary Credentials. The list determines which […]

Highly skilled job seekers from India turning to Canada over U.S

Highly skilled job seekers from India turning to Canada over U.S., study shows

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Canada’s booming tech sector may be part of the reason for rise in job searches from India A rising number of job seekers from India are looking for work opportunities in Canada over the United States, with searches for tech jobs leading the way, a recent study says.  Canada’s share of job searches conducted from […]

Immigration diversity helping Canada’s reputation as AI leader

Immigration policies, diversity helping Canada’s reputation as artificial intelligence leader

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Canada’s Global Skills Strategy paving way for top international AI talent Canada’s diversity and immigration policies are playing key roles in the country’s growing reputation as a global leader in artificial intelligence, say two of the country’s top minds in the field.  Steve Irvine, a veteran of Facebook and Instagram and the founder and CEO […]

Saskatchewan releases Entrepreneur Expression of Interest draws schedule

Saskatchewan largest EOI draw at lowest scores to date for Express Entry and Occupations In-Demand candidates

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SINP also removes two professions from In-Demand Occupations List The Province of Saskatchewan has invited 853 candidates in its Express Entry and Occupations In-Demand immigration sub-categories to apply for a provincial nomination in the largest draw yet from its new International Skilled Worker Expression of Interest pool. A total of 359 Express Entry sub-category candidates were issued […]

population and economic growth in Manitoba

Manitoba has welcomed 130,000 immigrants over MPNP’s 20-year history

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Canada’s first Provincial Nominee Program came into being in 1998, paving way for other Canadian provinces Manitoba is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its pioneering Provincial Nominee Program, which has welcomed more than 130,000 immigrants since its inception in 1998.  The creation of the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program, or MPNP, made the province the first in […]

3900 Express Entry candidates invited October 3 3018

3,900 Express Entry candidates invited to apply for permanent residence

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Minimum Comprehensive Ranking System score was 445 The Government of Canada has invited 3,900 Express Entry candidates to apply for Canadian permanent residence in a new draw held October 3. The minimum Comprehensive Ranking System score for this draw was 445.  Today’s invitation round was the third draw from the Express Entry pool in three […]