More Tech Jobs Created in Toronto Than 3 U.S. Cities Combined

The tech scene in Toronto, Ontario, is so on fire, that the area created more positions than the San Francisco Bay area, Washington D.C., and Seattle combined, and is getting ahead of New York, according to a report on “talent markets.” CBRE Group Inc.’s annual survey, that was recently released, showed Toronto as the fastest-rising … Read more

Canada Facing Shortage of 48,000 Truck Drivers by 2024

A recent study by the Canadian Trucking Alliance shows the trucking sector will be short over 48,000 drivers by 2024. The study also suggests the average age of truck drivers in Canada is 48 years old. One trucking company, Westchester Logistics, had a contract to transport ice-cream in central Ontario, but they didn’t have enough … Read more

High Demand for Tech Workers Cause of Increased Salaries in British Columbia

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]A scarcity of high-tech workers in British Columbia is causing wages to skyrocket in booming technology businesses. This province in Canada has always been known for companies with employees related to oil, gas, forestry, and mining, but today, the high-tech field has surpassed all of those combined.

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Increase in Canadian Immigration Needed to Support Economic Growth

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People 65 years old and over make up 16 percent of the total population of Canada. This number is on the rise according to a report released in October 2016 by the Conference Board of Canada. The 65 and above population is expected to increase to 24 percent over the next 20 years. Ottawa needs … Read more

Canada Looks to Increase Immigration to Fill Jobs

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]As a measure to fill Canada’s labour needs, Immigration Minister John McCallum wants to increase the record number of immigrants currently living in the country. In a speech to the Philippines Canadian Chamber of Commerce, McCallum referenced labour shortages and an aging population. BecomeACanadian is an immigration service that is independently owned.

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