As the new decade prepares to replace the old, it brings with it a new set of hopes, dreams and resolutions for people everywhere. Especially for those interested in skilled migration to Canada, the new decade promises to be better than all its predecessors; according to a report from the Canadian Federation of Independent Business report, more than 400,000 job opportunities remain unfulfilled in the Canadian private sector in the third quarter of 2019.
Regions including Ontario, Quebec, British Columbia, Manitoba and Saskatchewan are reported to have approximately 433,000 job openings between them available to skilled migrants holding skilled visas to Canada, as labor shortages take its toll on the Canadian job sectors.
The report states that the Canadian private sector maintained a record 3.2 per cent job vacancy rate during the third quarter of 2019.
In terms of industries, the personal services industry had the most vacancies at 4.9 per cent, with the construction industry a close second with 4.7 per cent. The other sectors with the most job openings included hospitality, agriculture and information.
The full list of provincial job opening data is as follows:
- Ontario – 168,000
- Quebec – 119,800
- British Columbia – 71,400
- Alberta – 35,300
- Manitoba – 11,400
- Saskatchewan – 7,900
- Nova Scotia – 7,500
- New Brunswick – 7,200
- Newfoundland & Labrador – 3,300
- Prince Edward Island – 900
You can apply for skilled migration to the Canadian provinces and regions under the Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs), which will let you move to Canada as a skilled migrant with a nomination from the provincial government. Moreover, you can also apply for permanent residency in Canada further down the line!
For more information on how to qualify and apply for the PNP of your choice, get in touch with eduaid, and make the most of the new opportunities the new decade offers!