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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:



7243 Canada Jobs Found


Mainframe Specialist / Systems Programmer Contract Duration: 1 year possible extension Worksite: Markham, ON Our client, a global leading IT consul...
Experis - Markham - posted about 7 hours ago
Job Description Works on-site at a customer facility, coordinates schedules and participates in work with the customer to comply with the “Managed ...
Smiths-John Crane - Sarnia - posted about 7 hours ago
Looking for a civil superintendent. You will manage road construction jobs, coordinating excavation, utilities installation, grading and paving . T...
Aerotek - Vancouver - posted about 7 hours ago
Searching for pipelayers for a long term opportunity. Immediate requirements located at YVR, Richmond. This person will work alongside skilled labo...
Aerotek - Richmond - posted about 7 hours ago
Searching for heavy equipment operators for a long term opportunity. Immediate requirements located at YVR, Richmond. This person will work alongsi...
Aerotek - Richmond - posted about 7 hours ago
Canadian Pacific is a transcontinental railway in Canada and the United States with direct links to major ports on the west and east coasts, provid...
CP - Revelstoke - posted about 7 hours ago
Auto req ID: 187244BR Job Description FedEx Ground specializes in cost-effective small package shipping, offering dependable business-to-business d...
FedEx Ground - Red Deer - posted about 7 hours ago
Auto req ID: 186956BRPosition Title: Linehaul CoordinatorPosition Type: Full TimeEmployee Type: Nonexempt Job Summary Responsible for the dispatch ...
FedEx Ground - Vaughan - posted about 7 hours ago
Auto req ID: 186795BRPosition Title: Operations Manager - StationPosition Type: Part TimeEmployee Type: Management Job Summary This is a frontline ...
FedEx Ground - Edmonton - posted about 7 hours ago
Ref ID: 05060-0010581494 Classification: Administrative - Medical Compensation: $38.51 to $47.21 per hour OfficeTeam is actively looking for an exp...
OfficeTeam - Vancouver - posted 1 day ago
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