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Business French is a must for a better job in Quebec

A study from the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal found that 84 percent of the 686 companies in Greater Montreal that the BTMM has surveyed have a positive attitude towards hiring immigrants, and only nine percent would have reservations in this matter. Even though the study revealed that immigrants ...

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Canada’s job growth exceeds expectations

The unemployment rate in Canada declined to 6.9 percent in May, the lowest level since 2015, according to the latest Statistics Canada job report. Almost 61,000 new full-time jobs were created last month, 30,200 in the public sector. Overall, the Canadian workforce added 14,000 employees. Employment increased mostly for people ...

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Study: Canadians are happy almost every day

A new study coordinated by professors at the University of Toronto found that Canadian boomers have an edge over millennials when happiness is in discussion. Three-quarter of Canadians born between 1947 and 1963, the so-called baby boomers, are “in complete optimal mental health”. In simpler terms, it means that they ...

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Top ten cities for new Canadians

Ottawa, Ontario has scored points with new Canadians because it offers a balanced ratio between high incomes and low taxes. Roughly 20 percent of the population is foreign-born. The unemployment rate is lower than the national average, at 6.6 percent, and the average rent for a two-bedroom apartment is $1,176.

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New welcome center for immigrants and refugees in Vancouver

A new facility in Vancouver offers English classes, health programs, and support in finding employment and settlement for immigrants and refugees. The welcome center in British Columbia’s most populous city has opened its doors just in time for the arrival of a new group of government-sponsored Syrian refugees who are ...

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Migration from the Philippines to Canada on the rise

Immigration from the Philippines has increased constantly over the years and the country is now the fourth top source country for immigrants in Canada. There were roughly 550,000 Filipinos in 2015, up from 454,335 in 2011. Moreover, their number almost doubled from 2001 to 2011. Most of the Filipino immigrants ...

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Migration to Canada from Hong Kong up 85%

Canada is increasing in popularity among residents of Hong Kong, recent figures indicate. Data from the Citizenship and Immigration Canada shows that 300 immigrants from the Chinese city have arrived in Canada from January to March this year. By comparison, during the same period of time last year, CIC had ...

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Quebec Immigrant Investor Program reopened this week

The Quebec Immigrant Investor Program is now accepting new applications. A maximum of 1,900 applications will be processed during the present intake period which runs until 28, 2017. However, the intake cap might be reached sooner than that, considering the program’s global popularity. Candidates with advanced intermediate French skills will ...

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Best Canadian cities to buy a house this year

Buying a home in Canada is surely a huge commitment, especially in the hottest markets, but considering the economic factors, the time might be right to undertake such a financial responsibility. Whether you are determined to invest in a new property or just curious about what would such an engagement ...

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