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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:

7175 Canada Jobs Found

JOB REQUISITION Associate - Vancouver Executive Search LOCATION VANCOUVER JOB DESCRIPTION The Robert Half Executive Search Associate will partner w...
Robert Half Finance & Accounting - Vancouver - posted about 13 hours ago
All contractors will work in one of the following depts: ASSEMBLY - Using hand tools, screws and hammers to put different parts on the window- asse...
Aerotek - St. Thomas - posted about 13 hours ago
Currently seeking multiple data entry clerks for a full time position in the Stratford area! This position is for one of the largest financial inst...
Aerotek - Stratford - posted about 13 hours ago
JOB REQUISITION 05020 MONTREAL RHT SR RECRUITER LOCATION MONTREAL JOB DESCRIPTION Job Summary As a Senior Recruiter your responsibilities will incl...
Robert Half Finance & Accounting - Montreal - posted about 13 hours ago
JOB REQUISITION Directeur de l'embauche Accountemps - Montreal LOCATION MONTREAL JOB DESCRIPTION Description des fonctions Nos Directeur de l'embau...
Robert Half Finance & Accounting - Montreal - posted about 13 hours ago
Are you looking for weekend work? Our client is looking for an experienced Forklift Driver in Innisfil! THE JOB: * Loading trucks and moving stock ...
Manpower - Barrie - posted about 13 hours ago
This position offers heavy construction projects that includes super structure, pre cast, ICF, and cast in place. The Concrete Construction Laboure...
Aerotek - KW Area - posted about 13 hours ago
Long Term Disability Case Manager Procom KW is seeking an experienced Long Term Disability Case Manager with specific industry knowledge. This is a...
Procom - Kitchener - posted about 13 hours ago
JOB REQUISITION 502 MONTREAL - ITS Recruiting Manager LOCATION MONTREAL JOB DESCRIPTION Job Summary As a Recruiting Manager your responsibilities w...
Robert Half Finance & Accounting - Montreal - posted about 13 hours ago
JOB REQUISITION 503 OTTAWA - RHT BLD ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE LOCATION OTTAWA JOB DESCRIPTION Job Summary As an Account Executive , your responsibilities ...
Robert Half Finance & Accounting - Ottawa - posted about 13 hours ago
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