Immigrants to Canada in 2010 came from the following regions of the world. Asia and the Pacific – 63,145 Europe – 21,336 Central and South America including the Caribbean – 13,513 Africa and the Middle East – 34,399 United States – 4,578
According to Statistics Canada, the five occupational groups where most women were employed in 2009 were: 1. Business, Finance and Administrative 2. Sales and Service 3. Occupations in Social Science, Education, Government Service and Religion 4. Health 5. Management
Canadian troops played a significant role in the liberation of Holland in World War II.To this day, many Dutch participate in activities to thank Canadians for the role they played.
Major television networks: the CBC, CTV, and Global are the three English networks; Radio-Canada,TVA, and TQS are the three French networks.The CBC and Radio- Canada are two networks funded by the government; the rest are privately owned. Cable and satellite services provide hundreds of stations.There is a fee for these services.
According to Statistics Canada in 2009, the five occupational groups where most men were employed were: 1.Trades,Transport, and Equipment Operators 2. Sales and Service 3. Management 4. Natural and Applied Sciences 5. Business, Finance and Administrative
Anyone who is hearing impaired or deaf can contact the Canadian Hearing Society (CHS).The CHS can help with information on career possibilities and opportunities and how to explore options in Canada.You can visit their website at www.chs.ca
As of 2011, 50% of the people living in Toronto were not born in Canada. Toronto is one of the most multicultural cities in the world. 39.6% of the people living in Vancouver were not born in Canada.
The average earnings of a man in Canada in 2011 was $46,500.The average earnings of a woman was $31,700.
“Earning Your Wheels”
The Canadian Trucking Human Resources Council has a guide to help those interested in becoming professional truck drivers.The course provides help with both practice and theory.You can obtain more information at the CTHRC web site. Learn more
Canada’s population is made up of 200 different ethnic origins. By comparison, the 1901 Census counted about 25 different ethnic groups in Canada.