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:



7084 Canada Jobs Found


Job ID: 00070795 Working for the World’s biggest brand is no small thing. It’s all about creating a brighter future for our employees, our company,...
Coca-Cola Refreshments Canada - Edmonton - posted about 18 hours ago
Job ID: 00070746 Working for the World’s biggest brand is no small thing. It’s all about creating a brighter future for our employees, our company,...
Coca-Cola Refreshments Canada - Fort Nelson - posted about 18 hours ago
Call CenterRepresentative Burlington Permanent position Benefits Rotating shifts, including Saturdays Between 7am-9pm $15.98 per hour We are curren...
AppleOne - Ontario-Burlington - posted about 18 hours ago
Cost Accountant On behalf of our Manufacturing client in Surrey, Aston Carter is seeking a Cost Accountant to start immediately on a permanent basi...
Aerotek - Surrey - posted about 18 hours ago
Travail à temps-plein! Êtes-vous passionné par la mode? Avez-vous un sens de style imbattable? Aimez-vous aider les gens et résoudre des problèmes?...
Kelly Services - Quebec-Montréal - posted about 18 hours ago
Position : Production workers in a plastic injection environment. Job Description: The candidate will be working on a robotic cell on the assembly ...
Aerotek - Windsor - posted about 18 hours ago
Travail à temps-plein! Êtes-vous passionné par la mode? Avez-vous un sens de style imbattable? Aimez-vous aider les gens et résoudre des problèmes?...
Kelly Services - Quebec-Montréal - posted about 18 hours ago
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Design Group Staffing - Ontario-Toronto - posted about 18 hours ago
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Design Group Staffing - Alberta-Edmonton - posted about 18 hours ago
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Design Group Staffing - Ontario-Burlington - posted about 18 hours ago

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