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Jul 14th, 2017
According to a report published last year by the Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC), Canada needs 182,000 new workers in the Information Technology (IT) sector by 2019. Fortunately for Canadian employers and international workers alike, over the past year Canada’s Express Entry immigration system has helped to address this labour shortage. Critically, provinces across Canada have recognized their need for skilled IT personnel and have used their ‘enhanced’ Express Entry-aligned Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) streams to select IT workers specifically. These... + continue reading
Jul 13th, 2017
We’re happy to announce that our Connected for Success has reached a milestone, signing its 100th program partner last month. Connected for Success aims at bridging the digital divide for up to 150,000 households across our cable footprint in Ontario, New Brunswick and Newfoundland. The program, which offers affordable internet to community housing launched in 2013. To-date, the program has over 100 partners, and more than 10,000 households across Canada benefitting from the program. Here’s what you should know about the Connected for Success program: The Facts: What is it? Connected... + continue reading
Jul 12th, 2017
Job fairs are usually one-day events that attempt to connect several employers with prospective employees.  Job fairs attract all types of individuals from new grads to management heads. Skilled workers and even some that are just looking to get a general labour position. A job fair event is conducted by inviting a large number of organizations and allowing them to have their own booths or stalls. These events are success if well attended. Sometimes a small group of 50 might attend and can range upto 800 for larger events.  Recruiters often interview clients on the spot and... + continue reading
Apr 23rd, 2014
Canada's economy matched its fastest pace of growth in nearly six years in January, expanding 0.6 per cent in the month, Statistics Canada reported Friday. That was roughly double what economists had been expecting, and it ties the 0.6-per-cent growth rate seen in June, 2016. Those two were the strongest months of growth for the economy since July, 2011, when Canada was bouncing back from the global financial crisis. Based on the new numbers, economist Nick Exarhos of CIBC said he expects economic growth for the quarter to clock in at 3.5 to 4 per cent — one of the fastest rates of growth... + continue reading