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 …

Tech Workers Apply for Global Talent Visa to the UK

Tech workers around the globe are vying for tech talent blocked by the United States President Donald Trump signed an executive order suspending many foreign work visas, including the H-1B and L-1 visas. Both of these visas affect companies that employ highly skilled workers in specific fields. James Wise, an …

Inspiring US Immigration Story of a Young Man from Guatemala

Onelio Mencho Aguilar, a teacher at T.C. Williams High School International Academy, immigrated to the US from Guatemala at 13 years of age Aguilar traveled here alone, only speaking his native Mayan language. He spent months looking for a home, spending many hungry, homeless days. He ended up in Virginia, …

US Jobs and Salaries Are Growing Rapidly in These Boomtowns

The United States has several cities experiencing significant job and salary growth These boomtowns have been ranked by SmartAsset using seven metrics: unemployment rate, population change, GDP growth rate, number of jobs created, change in household incomes, and housing growth. Colorado has three cities in the top ten. Longmont, CO, …

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 …

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 …