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Labour Market

Are there any resources I can use to improve my English skills?

There are many options to improve your English language skills before you come to Canada. Welcome to Ontario provides some option you may want to consider. You can also talk to the Employment and Information Specialist for local referrals to appropriate programs.

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How long would it take me to get a job?

Getting a new job takes time. Job searches can last anywhere from two days to over a year. The Canadian average duration of unemployment-period reported by Statistics Canada in the years between 2009-2019 has been from 15 weeks to 21.3 weeks.

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Which city or cities have a prosperous labour market for my occupation?

Labour Market Information (LMI) is constantly changing. LMI sources include newspapers, the Job Bank Canada website, and Statistics Canada. You can also check this link:

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What is the minimum salary? Can I make a living on minimum wage?

The minimum salary varies from one province to another. In some of them,  this minimum wage increases yearly based on the average of the percentage change in the Consumer Price Index. Source: Government of Canada. Information retrieved December, 2020. Your monthly expenses depend on many factors: the city you live in, housing type, where you

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What should be my salary expectations for my occupation?

Salaries depend greatly on the labour market. If there’s a shortage of labour and a high demand for your occupation, you may ask for a higher salary. Some websites such as Glassdoor and Job Bank Canada provide average salaries for a wide range of occupations. Your Salary expectation should be a range that is around

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