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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:

7231 Canada Jobs Found

UPS Screening Officer Job Description: shift available: 4:00pm- 8:00pm* Monday to Friday (Full 5 days of the week), 3-5 hour shifts Will be respons...
UPS Professional - Ottawa - posted 1 day ago
POSITION SUMMARY A clerk impacts the organization by meeting specific operational key performance indicators. This position is responsible for ware...
UPS Professional - Montreal - posted 1 day ago
Job Description: System Administrator Innosoft Software The successful candidate will be responsible for all server management, maintenance and tro...
Jonas Software - London - posted 1 day ago
Developer – Java Applications Req ID: 19944 Department: IT, SAP Services Position Type: Full time Location: Calgary Country: Canada % of Travel: 0 ...
CP - Calgary - posted 1 day ago
Do you want to be a part of a dynamic organization that values a culture of drive, innovation, knowledge, professionalism, accountability and a pra...
Wurth Canada - Guelph - posted 1 day ago
Are you looking for a sales career with a progressive, innovative, fast paced, growing company? Are you a motivated self-starter with a passion for...
Wurth Canada - Fredericton - posted 1 day ago
What does a Business Development Representative (BDR) do at Johnston Equipment? This role is meant to attract a driven and aggressive sales represe...
Johnston Equipment - Mississauga - posted 1 day ago
Ref ID: 05090-9501374124 Classification: Legal Administrator/Manager Compensation: DOE Robert Half Legal is currently seeking to immediate full-tim...
Robert Half Legal - Toronto - posted 1 day ago
Ref ID: 05240-0010542697 Classification: Accounts Receivable Clerk Compensation: $16.00 to $17.00 per hour Our client is seeking an Accounts Receiv...
Accountemps - Brampton - posted 1 day ago
Ref ID: 05090-0010535662 Classification: Legal General Office Clerk Compensation: DOE Robert Half Legal is currently seeking to immediately hire a ...
Robert Half Legal - Mississauga - posted 1 day ago
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