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Canada had 435,000 Vacant Jobs in the First Quarter of 2019


Presently, Canada is paying attention to attract skilled workers from across the world. Also, there is an intense need for new workers in Canada. The Canadian Federation of Independent Business divulged the information that presently there are 435, 000 vacant jobs in the country. These require the services of immigrants or local persons. The figure is high for Canada. 

Canada has the immigration goal of attracting 1.3 million immigrants by 2021. This ambitious target presents a perfect time for starting your visa application. We offer all help for making the process simple and easy for you. Here moreover, we take a deep look into the labor requirements in Canada.

Notes in CFIB Report

As per the CFIB, currently there are many jobs available in Canada than any time before in the present year. The occupations involve skilled, unskilled as well as semi-skilled workers and belong to several sectors. Most are of the skilled worker class. Owing to the labor shortage in the country the wage rate will increase and in the process the positions will become attractive to applicants.

Ontario had the major vacancies at 174, 800. Although Ontario has the majority of unfilled jobs, Quebec has the highest vacancy rate, at 4, 1%. This is a huge record for Quebec, and the province is in great need of overseas labor.

The following table gives the relevant details of the provinces requiring the overseas labor.

Province Unfilled Jobs

  • Ontario 174, 800
  • Quebec 120, 800
  • British Columbia 69, 400
  • Alberta 33, 800
  • Manitoba 10, 400
  • Saskatchewan 8, 000
  • Nova Scotia 7, 000
  • New Brunswick 6, 600
  • Newfoundland & Labrador 2, 800
  • Prince Edward Island 900

Vacant Jobs based on the Sectors

Construction and personal services are the two industries needing the foreign labor greatly. These are followed by agriculture 3.8% and hospitality 3.7 % vacancy rates. The annual average salary is just below $50, 000 CAD, which is high when compared with the salary of many developed countries. Moreover, the people can avail free healthcare and education, to afford a rich quality of life.

Methods to Immigrate 

There are 70 diverse routes for the immigrants to take for reaching Canada. Among these the Express Entry system is the most popular. The reason behind this popularity is that the applications in the three programs are processed within time frame of three months. These are:

Additionally, the qualifying norms for this expedited route are meeting the program requirements. The next step involves creating an online profile in Express Entry that gets a scored out of 1, 200 points. The top ranking Profiles receive the Invitations to Apply for permanent residence in an Express Entry draw that happens all through the year.

Provincial Nominee Program

The Provincial Nominee Program also offers another popular immigration route. This is unique and specifically meets the requirements of provinces and territories in Canada. Candidates have to submit the Notification of Interest to the required province to get a consideration for the Provincial Nomination. There are varied streams to select and you must get familiar with them urgently      

Applying for the Canadian Visa

Before starting to work in Canada, you need to apply for the visa, and we can help you in this regard. We find the best immigration programs for you depending on the unique profile. Decide and apply for the desired program. We offer our services on your behalf and ensure that the process is correct, and complete. Please contact us.

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