Careers, Jobs and Education Resources for: Canada


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Canada Fast Facts:

Location, Location, Location: Canada is located in the northern region of the North American continent, bordering the contiguous United States to its south. The region consists mostly of wide plains, with mountains in the west and lowlands in the southeast.

Weather: The climate varies from temperate in the south to subarctic in the north.

Population: As of July 2009 Canada’s population was estimated at 33,487, 208, which ranked 39th in the world.

Size Matters: Canada is the second largest country in the world, with a total area of 9,984,670 sq km. Can you name the largest country? Answer: Russia.

Government: Canada is governed as a parliamentary democracy and is divided into ten provinces and three federal territories.

Cities: In terms of population, Canada’s five largest cities are Toronto, Montreal, Calgary, Ottawa and Edmonton, respectively; Ottawa is also the national capital.

Business Environment: Historically a rural-based economy, Canada has developed considerable manufacturing, mining and services industries in recent times. Canada was ranked the 8th best country for business in a 2009 Doingbusiness.com ranking.

K-12 Education: Canada ranked 2nd of 17 peer countries in a 2008 Conference Board of Canada Ranking.

College Education: According to US News and World Reports 2008 Canadian college rankings, the top five colleges in the country are McGill University, the University of British Columbia, the University of Toronto, the University of Alberta and the University of Montreal, respectively.

Did You Know? Friends Forever: Canada’s southern border with the United States is the longest undefended international border in the world.

 
 

 

Economic Overview

For detailed information pertaining to careers, employment and economy, in addition to in-depth profiles for each province and territory, please click on the "career information" tab above.

Sources: Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)

For specific profiles regarding each of Canada’s provinces and territories, including specific career, employment and economic information, please click on the applicable name/link from the list below:



7901 Canada Jobs Found


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Applied Systems, Inc - Vancouver | CA - posted about 11 hours ago
POSITION SUMMARY The Package Handler loads and unloads packages into or out of UPS vehicles. The responsibilities include the following: KEY ACCOUN...
UPS Package Handlers - Halifax - posted about 11 hours ago
POSITION SUMMARY The Part Time Supervisor manages the package operation and ensures that the proper procedures are being adhered to. The responsibi...
UPS Professional - Blainville - posted about 11 hours ago
POSITION SUMMARY The UPS Driver performs the task of delivering and picking up UPS packages. The responsibilities consist of the following: KEY ACC...
UPS Drivers - Québec City - posted about 11 hours ago
Employment : Permanent # of Openings : 1 Classification : Admin and Other Professional Industry: Notre client ouvrant dans les services de design d...
Talentcor - Laval - posted about 11 hours ago
Talentcor Toronto is currently recruiting for a Team Leader, Member Services Representative for a fulltime permanent role for our client. The role ...
Talentcor Professional - Toronto - posted about 11 hours ago
Employment : Permanent # of Openings : 1 Classification : Information Technology Industry: Are you a Software Developer seeking a hands on role wit...
Inteqna - Markham - posted about 11 hours ago
Employment : Permanent # of Openings : 1 Classification : Information Technology Industry: Are you a Software Developer seeking a hands on role wit...
Inteqna - Markham - posted about 11 hours ago
Employment : Temporary # of Openings : 1 Classification : Human Resources Industry: Talentcor Edmonton has an immediate opening for an ‘Intermediat...
Talentcor - Edmonton - posted about 11 hours ago
Employment : Permanent # of Openings : 1 Classification : Call Centre - Vancouver|Customer Service Industry: Talentcor is Canada’s Recruiting Exper...
Talentcor - Vancouver - posted about 11 hours ago
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