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Manitoba, the most generous province in Canada

Around Christmas, people all over the world become more generous than the rest of the year. However, this doesn’t mean that charity is just a holiday feature. For instance, 21.8 percent of Canadian tax filers donated money to charity in 2013 throughout the entire year, according to the Fraser Institute’s ...

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Saskatchewan reopens Express Entry stream for fourth time

Saskatchewan has opened the Provincial Nominee Program Express Entry sub-category for the second time in December and the fourth time since the province has took on the Express Entry stream for Canadian immigration. 500 additional applications are to be accepted, increasing this year’s quota from 2,500 to 3,000 applications. In ...

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Best business schools in Canada

According to QS World University Rankings, Canada is the third most popular MBA study destination in the world so if you are looking to obtain a diploma in Business and Administration, make sure to take a look at this list!

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Canada’s economy to gain speed in 2016

Great news comes from the Conference Board of Canada, according to which the national economy is expected to gain speed in 2016. Economists anticipate that several industries will continue the ascending path they have been this year, and others will begin producing positive effects after a relative slow route. Exports ...

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Immigrants make up nearly 100% of BC’s farmworkers

A new study found that British Columbia’s food system relies in a great measure on foreign work capital. Immigrants and migrants make up almost 100 percent of all farmworkers in BC, according to the report. Mexican-born incomers represent about half of these workers, and the other half includes South Asians. ...

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Corporate Canada values diversity

According to the Canadian Board Diversity Council’s annual report, 82 percent of directors from the 500 largest companies in the country say they have diverse boards, including women, minorities, Aboriginals and people with disabilities. 96 percent of respondents consider board diversity very important for the company, and figures confirm that ...

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Canadian families invest in extracurricular activities

A new study by the Canadian Scholarship Trust shows that Canadian parents invest significant amounts of money in extracurricular activities for their children. According to the report, 66 per cent of the interviewed families have, or have knowledge of somebody else that has, used their retirement savings or borrowed money ...

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Student enrolments in Canada reach 2 million

Student enrolments at post-secondary institutions in Canada passed the 2 million threshold in the 2013-2014 academic year, according to Statistics Canada. The overall number of new students at public colleges and universities increased by 1.2 percent reaching 2,048,019 newly scholars, whereas international enrolments rose 2.5 percent. Female students represented 56.3 ...

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