Canada’s Construction Industry Needs More Skilled Workers

 Ontario, Canada, is on course to lose up to 500 carpenters per year to retirement over the next decade. Toronto’s booming condo construction, along with other major projects in the city, requires replenishing skilled workers in the field. To combat the lack of workers, Mike Yorke, President of the Carpenters …

Watch: Best Cities in Canada for Employment in the Tech Sector

According to The 2019 Canadian Tech Talent Report, these are the top five cities for employment in the tech sector: Toronto – Topped the list with almost 230,000 tech workers. The city received an A+ for the quality of labor. Ottawa – Close to ten percent of the workforce in …

Ontario Seeks More Skilled Foreign Workers

Ontario is experiencing a shortage of skilled workers and feels the need to look outside of the country for help. The economic development minister, Vic Fedeli, says the growth of the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program would help answer the job market needs of Ontario’s employers. Fedeli requested in a letter …

Construction Worker Makes Music Video to Help Him Move to Canada

The Federal Skilled Trades Program has some limitations that sometimes make it hard for immigrants to bypass. Ravi Jain, the chair of the Canadian Bar Association National Immigration Law Section, is lobbying for changes to the program, which would lower the English requirement. This simple step would make it easier …

Top 10 Cities for Finding Technology Jobs in Canada 

The 2019 Canadian Tech Talent Report ranked Canada’s top cities for the tech sector. The report ranked the cities based on cost competitiveness, quality of labor, and talent availability.  The number one city on the report is Toronto. The city has 228,500 tech workers and received an A+ for the …