Between August, September and October, there were 462,200 jobs created in Canada’s labour market and 84,000 new jobs were created in the month of October alone. The slower employment growth is seen as a consequence of prolonged restrictions imposed as a response to the outbreak of COVID-19.
However, one other encouraging thing to note is that the unemployment rate fell 0.1% to 8.9% last month, according to the latest Labour Force survey by Statistics Canada.
Breaking down the results of the survey, the Canadian provinces of Ontario, British Columbia, Alberta, Newfoundland and Labrador, and Prince Edward Island saw an employment increase in October.
British Columbia led the way with 34,000 new jobs. Ontario came second with 31,000 new jobs, mainly in wholesale and retail trade, and manufacturing. Alberta added 23,000 jobs with most of the employment gains occurring in Calgary. Employment in Newfoundland and Labrador increased by 5,900 in October, and in Prince Edward Island by 900.
All these point out to the fact that Canada is ready to meet the immigration demands. But before that beware of Immigration frauds! Stay safe by choosing a trusted immigration partner and a registered consultant at Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council (ICCRC) like CanApprove.
Steps undertaken by Canada to welcome more new immigrants
Canada could have not chosen a better time than the present to announce its new Immigration Levels Plan for 2021-2023. According to the plan, Canada will welcome over 400,000 eligible immigrants annually until 2023. Under the plan, economic-class programs such as Federal programs for Skilled Workers, Businesses, Caregivers and various other family immigration programs are given a boost. Together, over 80% of new immigrants would be welcomed under such programs.
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Canada has wide acceptance for offering permanent residence to foreign skilled workers even without working in Canada prior to applying. Canada’s Tech sector attracts a lot of foreign professionals having work experience as Computer Engineers, Software Developers, IT Experts, Electronics, Mechanical, Civil Engineers, Database Analysts, Graphics Designers, Audio & Video Recording Technicians, etc.
Apart from a few dedicated Tech pilots like Ontario Tech Draw and British Columbia Tech Pilot, the federal Express Entry system is best suited for such aspirants to obtain permanent residence.
Last week, Canada decided to focus more on French-speaking or bilingual Express Entry candidates by increasing immigration to 4.4% outside the Quebec region. This is made possible through changes in Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score evaluation. Click here for complete details.
More than any liberal policies for immigration, the public confidence in welcoming more immigrants in Canada is at an all-time high. Multiple global surveys, immigration opinion polls reaffirm the fact: Canada is ranked No.1 in the best immigration destination with Australia in fourth place and the United States in sixth place.
Ultimately, Canada is majorly dependent on immigration to strengthen its economy. On the social front, Canada is giving equal impetus to family immigration to support its aging population and improve its problem of low birth rate.
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