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University of Toronto Ranked #1 for 6th Year

The University of Toronto was ranked number one by Maclean’s magazine for the sixth year in a row.  The rankings were based on a survey given to the university faculty, senior administrators, and a variety of businesspeople in Canada. They were asked for their views on innovation and quality at various Canadian universities.  The universities …

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Tech Talent Finds Canadian Immigration Much Easier Than US

As the United States and the Trump administration are closing the door on skilled immigrants, Canada, is doing the exact opposite. Capitalizing on the opportunity to attract skilled tech workers, Canada has initiated visa programs like the Global Talent Stream, similar to the U.S. H-1B program.  There is a speedy processing turnaround, about a month …

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New Technology Jobs in Toronto Have Grown by 54% Since 2013

The Silicon Valley has long had the reputation as the leading tech hub of the world, but that title is now in jeopardy. The U.S. has set restrictive immigration laws that have caused a significant setback to the tech sector. Over the past few years, thousands of tech workers have moved north, making Canada the …

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$100,000 Recruitment Campaign Seeks US Tech Workers for Canada

A Kitchener company that highlights the Canadian tech sector advertises on nine billboards in the Silicon Valley. They are hoping to lure skilled techies to move north. The full-size billboards are located at highlighted points from Santa Clara to San Francisco in California. Communitech spent $100,000 on the advertisement asking, “What if I lose my …

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Canadian Employment Soars in June 2020

The Canadian economy saw a significant rebounding in June, after the shutdown in April and May   Ontario saw the largest increase in Canadian jobs, with an additional 378,000 positions since the pandemic caused businesses to close their doors. Carla Qualtrough, Canada’s employment minister, said the job increases were a sign the government’s reopening plan …

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US Visa Policy Benefits Canadian Technology Sector

The Canadian tech industry is booming, and Toronto is enjoying the most significant increase in tech jobs of any city in North America As the United States has instituted policies to make it more challenging to obtain a work visa, Canada welcomes skilled workers with open arms. Fakhri Karray, a professor at the University of …

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US Immigration Policies Benefit Canadian Companies

President Donald Trump’s latest executive order to suspend worker visas to the United States has benefited Canada and much of the tech world   As the U.S. began building walls to keep immigrants out, Canada started a program called the Global Talent Stream. This new agenda allows innovative firms with the need for specialized skills …

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Best Companies for Young People to Find Work in Canada

  Young job seekers today seem to be looking for more than just a fat paycheck The organizations that top the list of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People 2020 understand that education doesn’t stop when the job starts. The report is a valuable resource for recent grads and young professionals looking to start a …

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The Top Places to Work in Canada for Young People

Canada’s Top Employers for Young People 2020 is where to look if you want to work for a company that supports development and growth Organizations that are listed provide the best workplaces for young people beginning their careers. One company listed is Capital Power Corp. in Edmonton. They partner with two Alberta high schools and …

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Carpenters Desperately Needed in Toronto

Toronto is in Desperate Need of Skilled Carpenters With the booming condo construction, major transit projects like the Eglinton LRT, and mixed-use projects such as The Well, Mike Yorke, President of the Carpenters District Council of Toronto, says finding workers in the sector is essential. According to Yorke, close to 500 carpenters are predicted to …

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