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 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:

6420 Canada Jobs Found

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Magna International - Milton - posted about 20 hours ago
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Accountemps - Boucherville-J4B 2Z7 - posted about 20 hours ago
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TEKsystems, Inc - Victoria - posted about 20 hours ago
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Robert Half Technology - Delta-V3M 6M1 - posted about 20 hours ago
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Robert Half Technology - Montréal-H3B 3M5 - posted about 20 hours ago
Ref ID: 05130-0009040815 Classification: Accounts Receivable Clerk Compensation: 38,000 CAD/Year Notre client est une entreprise oeuvrant dans le d...
Accountemps - Boucherville-J4B 2Z7 - posted about 20 hours ago
Ref ID: 05260-0009041946 Classification: Accounting Clerk Compensation: N/A Une belle entreprise située à Laval cherche un technicien comptable pou...
Accountemps - Laval-H7T 2L1 - posted about 20 hours ago
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Robert Half Finance & Accounting - Montréal-H3B 3M5 - posted about 20 hours ago
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Robert Half Finance & Accounting - Laval-H7T 2L1 - posted about 20 hours ago
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