Ontario had the highest employment gains in August 2019
According to Statistics Canada, job numbers increased in five Canadian provinces. Statistics Canada reported that employment gain in Canada grew significantly in August mainly as an outcome of increases in part-time work.
StatsCan Labour Force Survey revealed that five Canadian provinces saw employment increases while the figure for the rest of the country held unchanged. Meanwhile, 3 industrial sectors profited from notable gains.
Ontario sees gains in part-time work in the wholesale and retail sector
Ontario created the massive Canadian job gains, all in part-time work, last month with an addition of 58,000 net new jobs in August.
Compared to August 2018, there is a year-over-year increase of 3.5 percent employment increase in Ontario.
There is a number of immigration opportunities for skilled foreign workers over The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP).
There are three streams in OINP that are associated with the federal Express Entry system. In general, for these streams, there is no job requirement from an Ontario employer to become qualified.
Employment gain in Canada, 08/2019
Employment gains in Quebec mainly were in finance, insurance, real estate, leasing.
In August 2019, Quebec added 20,000 net new jobs for the second month in a row. Most gains in new jobs occurred in the finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing industries.
Compared to the other Canadian provnices Quebec had the lowest unemployment rate at 4.7 percent. In addition, employment increased by 112.000 or 2.6 percent compared with the same time last year.
If you are a foreign worker wishing to immigrate to Quebec, then you must initially be invited for a Quebec Selection Certificate. Among immigration programs, there is the Quebec Experience Program which is available for those with qualified work or study experience within the province.
Main progress in Manitoba was in professional, scientific, and technical services.
The statistics reveal that the number of people hired in Manitoba increased by 5,200 in August, which was the province’s first important raise of 2019, report says.
With an improvement of 5.5 percent over July, and up 8.5 percent compared to August 2018, The province’s professional, scientific, and technical services area observed the most increases from the previous month.
In addition, Unemployment in Manitoba was almost stable at 5.6 percent.
Qualified immigration applicants have a number of pathways for the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP).
Foreign workers having in-demand work experience and as well as family relationships to Manitoba may become qualified for the MPNP’s Skilled Workers Overseas Stream. Also, it has a sub-stream for those who have an active profile in the federal Express Entry system.
Last months there was an increase of 2800 jobs in Saskatchewan. This helped to bring the unemployment level rate down to 5.1 percent.
Compared to August 2018, the number of employed people in the province grew by 2.2 percent or 13,000 jobs.
Foreign workers may be eligible under the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) if they are interested in moving to the province.
Two SINP streams which are International Skilled Worker: Express Entry and International Skilled Worker: In-Demand Occupation target candidates who have work experience in one of 19 in-demand professions, amongst other abilities.
Information, culture, and recreation were areas where New Brunswick saw the employment gains. Working people in New Brunswick increased to 2300 compared to the previous month this year.
Unemployment was 8.6 percent. The previously mentioned industries grew 9 percent in one month, and 22 percent over the past year.
There are many routes to immigrate to New Brunswick using the New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Program (NBPNP).
As of July, candidates with a profile in the federal Express Entry pool may receive an invitation to apply for a provincial nomination from New Brunswick without EOI to the NBPNP.
Compared to August 2018, in last month there were 109,000 net new jobs in the professional, scientific, and technical services industry. This means an increase of 7.4 percent.
According to Statistics Canada, this gains was the fastest rate of growth amongst all primary industrial areas.
In general, by making a year-over-year increase of 46,000, or 3.9 percent, employment in the finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing industry increased by 22,000 in August,
Educational services employment rose by 35,000, or 2.6 percent, compared to 2018, mostly in Quebec.
You can find the complete Labour Force Survey for August 2019 in this link.