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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:

6149 Canada Jobs Found

Our client manufactures hand power tools. This location is a distribution warehouse center. This locations ships their products to customers in Nor...
Aerotek - Richmond - posted 1 day ago
We're hiring Currently Looking for Concrete Carpenters Looking for ticketed and non-ticketed carpenters and carpenter apprentices to work on indust...
Aerotek - Surrey - posted 1 day ago
In search of a 4th year or Journeyman Plumber for a long term opportunity. This person will be working in commercial/mixed use residential, commerc...
Aerotek - Vancouver - posted 1 day ago
In search of a project coordinator for a long term opportunity with a well known general contractor. You will work on large commercial and institut...
Aerotek - Vancouver - posted 1 day ago
In search of a PMO specialist for a long term opportunity. This is a long term contract (1+ years) with the option to apply for the permanent posit...
Aerotek - Vancouver - posted 1 day ago
Spare School Bus Driver - FREE Training Provided! Location: Watrous, SK Why You Should Choose SOUTHLAND SOUTHLAND offers an opportunity that is alw...
Southland Transportation Ltd. - Watrous - posted 1 day ago
Human Resources / Safety Manager Buhler Ezee-On is currently looking for an experienced HR/Safety Manager to join their team in Vegreville, Alberta...
Buhler Industries Inc - Vegreville - posted 1 day ago
Embedded Linux Developer On behalf of our client, Procom Consultants Group is seeking 2 Embedded Linux Developers (Intermediate and Senior) to join...
Procom - Calgary - posted 1 day ago
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Aerotek - Mississauga - posted 1 day ago
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