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:



7843 Canada Jobs Found


Kruger Products L.P. is most well known as the leading manufacturer and distributor of Canada's leading Tissue Brands (including Cashmere®, Purex®,...
Kruger - New Westminster - posted 1 day ago
Employment : Permanent # of Openings : 0 Classification : Engineering Industry:Engineering We are currently recruiting for a Production Supervisor ...
Design Group Staffing - Ontario-Oakville - posted 1 day ago
Ref ID: 05050-0010045379 Classification: Webmaster Compensation: DOE Are you looking to join a dynamic and fast growing team? Do you want to be par...
Robert Half Technology - Ontario-North York-M2N 6L7 - posted 1 day ago
Ref ID: 05110-9500722745 Classification: Technical Writer Compensation: $25.00 to $30.00 per hour Robert Half Technology's South Edmonton client is...
Robert Half Technology - Alberta-North Central Edmonton-T5J 3S4 - posted 1 day ago
Ref ID: 05110-9500722821 Classification: Quality Assurance Associate Compensation: DOE Robert Half Technology's Downtown Edmonton client is seeking...
Robert Half Technology - Alberta-North Central Edmonton-T5J 3S4 - posted 1 day ago
Ref ID: 05110-9500722833 Classification: Account Executive/Staffing Manager Compensation: $30.00 to $35.00 per hour Robert Half Technology's Downto...
Robert Half Technology - Alberta-North Central Edmonton-T5J 3S4 - posted 1 day ago
Ref ID: 05110-9500722852 Classification: Account Executive/Staffing Manager Compensation: DOE Robert Half Technology's Edmonton client is seeking a...
Robert Half Technology - Alberta-North Central Edmonton-T5J 3S4 - posted 1 day ago
Ref ID: 05110-9500722840 Classification: Help Desk/Tech Support II Compensation: DOE Robert Half Technology's Edmonton client is seeking an IT HELP...
Robert Half Technology - Alberta-North Central Edmonton-T5J 3S4 - posted 1 day ago
Ref ID: 05110-9500722831 Classification: Account Executive/Staffing Manager Compensation: DOE Our growing client located in in the west end of the ...
OfficeTeam - Alberta-St. Albert - posted 1 day ago
Ref ID: 05070-9500722258 Classification: Receptionist/Switchboard Compensation: DOE Description : OfficeTeam is looking for an intelligent, highly-...
OfficeTeam - Ontario-Burlington-L7L 6W1 - posted 1 day ago

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