Ontario Group Seeks US Technology Workers for Jobs in Canada

The Waterloo, Ontario, tech sector hopes a $100,000 billboard campaign in California will lure misplaced tech workers to Canada. The recent suspension of the H-1B visa, popular among tech workers, has caused many not to be able to stay in the United States. Communitech is taking advantage of the opportunity …

Canadian Employment Increased by 952,000 in June 2020

Close to an additional one million Canadians had jobs in June, according to Statistics Canada Businesses forced to shut their doors by the COVID-19 pandemic are beginning to reopen, and the nation is recouping their losses from March and April. A job force survey released by Statistics Canada reported 952,000 …

Canada Benefits From Opening Its Doors to Foreign Workers

Canada’s big welcome to foreign skilled talent has aided in the reversal of immigrants heading south to the United States and contributed to the Canadian tech sector’s fast growth in the country Pre-pandemic, multinational and domestic tech firms based in Canada were hiring talent at a rapid pace. Toward the …

US Immigration Restrictions Benefit Canada’s High-Tech Sector

Multiple tech company executives in Canada shared with the Financial Post their number one focus is hiring top talent Benjamin Bergen of the Council of Canadian Innovators said talent is what fuels an innovation economy. People generate ideas, which in turn generates business, making talent 90 percent of the success. …

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 …