Canada Job Vacancies surge to 581,600, with Quebec accounting with the maximum increase

There is good news for Canadian job aspirants looking to immigrate to the beautiful and culturally diverse & economically progressive nation. As per new figures job vacancies in Canada rose up to a whopping 581,600 during the second quarter of 2019 which is estimated to be up to 6.4% during the same period in the previous year. This showcases a marked increase in demand for international foreign talent to fill in their job shortages.

What is more impressive is that among all the Canadian provinces, as per Statistics Canada, the French speaking Canadian province of Quebec has accounted for a 70 percent of the Canadian job rise with presenting 34,800 vacancies, making it one of the highest job creating provinces for immigrants wanting to relocate here in search of suitable employment opportunities and a high standard of living for themselves and their families.

Also, this reiterates the fact that the number of job vacancies that have plummeted since the last 11 quarters in majority of the cases overtaking the steady growth in employment indicating a rise in Canada immigration. The job vacancy rate basically showcases the number of job vacancies expressed as a percentage of labor demand, that is, the sum of all occupied and vacant jobs.

The job vacancies with Canada PR Visa has skyrocketed to 75,000 on the last quarter, with the number of vacancies above 500,000 in each of the last six quarters. Also, the job vacancies in majority of the Canadian provinces increased drastically in six out of 10 major industrial sectors. This surge in jobs between the first and the second quarter is a pattern that is closely observed since 2015, indicating the seasonal patterns in terms of recruitment.

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Quebec Immigration has shown a 20 percent rise in job vacancies since the last time previous year with widespread growth in all sectors as well as economic regions. This has resulted in the unemployment rate of Quebec dropping right from 5.3 percent to 4.9 percent.


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Colin R Singer

The article is inspired by the prolific author Colin R. Singer whose writings and scripts serves as the cornerstone for our content. His articles are the prominent source of information regarding the complete trend and developments in Canadian Immigration vertical. We acknowledge and extend our gratitude towards his enormous contribution in spearheading immigration information through blogs and articles. Colin R Singer is an immigration lawyer in Canada for more than 25 years. Read more about him-

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