Nova Scotia Needs Thousands of Foreign Tradespeople

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A labor shortage cost businesses in Nova Scotia a whopping $1B in missed opportunities in 2022. According to Become A Canadian, businesses in the construction and manufacturing industries have missed out on potential sales and contract opportunities because of a limited workforce. In the words of Duncan Robertson, a senior policy analyst in Nova Scotia … Read more

Worldwide Survey Ranks Canada #3 for Quality of Life

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Countries of the world are ranked yearly based on different factors such as economic prowess, military, quality of life, and job opportunities.  Become A Canadian could establish that U.S. News, in conjunction with the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School and the communications company WPP, recently released the 2023 ranking of the best countries in the … Read more

Canadian Jobs in Healthcare Are Available in Alberta

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Become A Canadian could confirm that Canadian jobs are available in Alberta. According to Muhammad Yaseen, Alberta’s minister of immigration and multiculturalism, the province of Alberta is targeting high-level professionals in healthcare.  In his words: “Our targets include physicians, registered nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, psychologists, and clinical social workers. The ministry … Read more

Canada Unveils Digital Nomad Strategy for Global Tech Talent

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The federal government announced a new program to accommodate thousands of foreign technology workers from across the globe. Become A Canadian could establish that the new initiative tagged “Digital Nomad Strategy” targets tech talent interested in staying and working in Canada. The program is an opportunity to poach talent from abroad, Sean Fraser, the former … Read more

Demand for Housing Soars with Surge of Canadian Immigration

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Canada is faced with increased demand for housing. According to Become A Canadian, Canada needs to prepare for ways to increase its housing as many immigrants are moving to the country.  The country welcomed more than 430,000 new permanent residents last year and desires to welcome over 465,000 new permanent residents per year between 2023 … Read more

$100K Killam Prize Honors Five Scholars in Canada

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In 2022, the Killam Prize was awarded to five Canadian researchers. These scholars received $100,000 apiece for their contributions in their respective fields. One of the five Canadian scholars was a sociologist, Carl E. James. This social science scholar was honoured for his work regarding how to create a more equitable society. He is also … Read more

There Are 8.3 Million Immigrants Living in Canada

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Throughout history, millions of people from all across the globe have continued to choose Canada as their new home. From reports, Canada has since ages been open to immigration. Therefore, it is not surprising to hear that 8.3 million immigrants currently live in Canada.  The report in 2021 stated that 8.3 million people, which is … Read more

The Top 10 Countries of Origin for Immigration to Canada

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As the Canadian population ages, the country hopes that immigrants will help pay for schools and hospitals. Also, with immigration, Canada hopes to sustain basic social services and grow as a country. Currently, immigration is Canada’s strategy for growth. Become a Canadian, thus concluding that the country is open to diverse people from all walks … Read more