Friday, May 1, 2009

What's Up, Canada?

In the midst of this recession, I am posting links to news and statistics about Canada and Ontario. For whatever purpose it may serve.

Getting foreign credentials and work experience certified in Canada isn't just a headache for brain-surgeon cabbies. A new study says immigrants in skilled trades, such as electricians and plumbers, also hit a brick wall when it comes to getting licensed and accessing jobs.

Read Full Story from Toronto Star here.

Access to Professions and Trades in Ontario

Non-farm payrolls lost 79,600 jobs in February, with manufacturing taking the worst hit, Statistics Canada reported.The agency said those losses continue a slump that began last October and which has cost 296,000 jobs.

Read Full Story from Toronto Star here

Employment Insurance Statistics by Province and Territory

In case you are more interested in the H1N1 (swine) flu, click here and here too.

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