By Canadian Immigration Newsletter | Immigrants have made important gains in Canada’s workforce over the last 10 years and more than 50 per cent have a bachelor’s degree or higher, new statistics from Canada’s 2016 census show.
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By Metro News | Immigrants and seniors are transforming Alberta’s workforce, mainly due to higher life expectancy and interprovincial migration to Alberta. According to recent data released by Statistics Canada, 28 per cent of Albertans 65 and over are working, compared to 20 per cent nationwide.
By Vancouver Sun |Canadians are putting in more effort in the classroom, additional time on the job and extra teeth-gnashing minutes on the road getting to and from work, Statistics Canada says in the latest — and last — batch of numbers from the 2016 census.
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By Karen Mair, CBC News | When Doug Coles is looking for someone to fill a job, qualifications are at the top of his list. The vice president of architecture and engineering firm Coles Associates says what a potential employee can do for the company is more important than where they’re from.
By Katya Slepian, Surrey Now | Almost half of recently immigrated children in Canada live in poverty, says a new report from First Call BC. The organization told reporters Tuesday that 45 per cent of people living in B.C. under 18 years old who had moved to Canada between 2011-2016 were poor.
By Douglas Todd, Vancouver Sun | The boosters of high migration to Canada claim it’s the key to economic salvation. Critics counter that large numbers of immigrants and temporary workers “steal jobs” and reduce the wages of the host population. The truth, it is turning out, is somewhere in the middle.
By Canadian Immigration News | Canada’s Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen says current medical inadmissibility rules for newcomers are out of touch with Canadian values and need to be reformed.