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Five Tips for Filling Out a Job Application

Submitting a job application is the first step towards finding a job, so it’s important you showcase your best side to increase the chances of getting that job. Most employers screen through applications to identify the right candidate, so do your best to highlight your skills and experience in a ...

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Alberta and Canada to invest $40 million to create green jobs

Canada and Alberta announced $40 million to help small and medium-sized businesses create green jobs, advance clean technology and reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The funding will be provided through a competitive application process led by Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) and Alberta’s Climate Change and Emissions Management Corporation (CCEMC). CCEMC and SDTC ...

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MPs want changes to immigration’s language requirement clause

Immigrants, aspiring to become Canadian citizens, have to pass the English or French language proficiency test, as a pre-requisite for their citizenship. The previous Conservative government made the language test more difficult by passing the Strengthening of Canadian Citizenship Act in 2014. Further, it increased the age of people required ...

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Canada refugee programs outpace most developed countries

Canada is one of the most prominent countries participating in the United Nations High Commissioner of Refugees (UNHCR) resettlement programs, and its role in rehabilitating Syrian refugees has been lauded by the United Nations. These settlement programs are both government and private sponsored and are aimed to extend humanitarian help ...

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Canada’s PM to Create 35,000 New Summer Jobs For Students

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promised that the Canadian government will inject more funds into the Canada Summer Jobs Program, effectively creating 35,000 more employment opportunities for students during the summer months. “Not only is this good for them, it’s good for the broader economy, now and in the years to come,” ...

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Ontario adds 20,000 new jobs in January

Ontario led Canada in job creation in January, adding 20,000 jobs, most of them full-time. Ontario’s unemployment rate last month held steady at 6.7 per cent, below the Canadian average of 7.2 per cent. Compared with a year earlier, Ontario showed a net gain of 100,200 jobs, an increase of 1.5 per ...

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Changes in the Canadian Immigration System

During the recent Canadian national election, the Liberal Party of the newly-elected Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, proposed liberal reforms to Canada’s immigration system. The upcoming changes will affect various categories as detailed below: FAMILY  – The new Parent and Grandparent Super Visa Program will double the quota of immigration visa ...

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Quick Tips for a Stress-Free Relocation

Relocating to a new country is an exciting experience. You get to learn about a new culture, meet new people and experience a plethora of new sights and sounds. But, relocating can also be a stressful experience too. To make your move a little less stressful, follow these quick tips. ...

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