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 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:

8290 Canada Jobs Found

Bilingual Customer Service Associate, Location: Markham, ON Major Responsibilities: This position is responsible for answering inquiries from custo...
Manpower - Markham - posted about 5 hours ago
QA Manager position with a global leader in the medical device and biotechnology sector - based in the York Region, Ontario. Competitive comp packa...
Manpower - Richmond Hill - posted 1 day ago
Maintenance Mechanic Millwright - permanent job opportunity with a growing company located in the North York area. OFFERING: Competitive salary (st...
Manpower - North York - posted 1 day ago
Our client is a market leader in the eCommerce space. Working in the north end of the city, this role offers excellent compensation and room for ad...
isgSearch Inc. - North York - posted 1 day ago
Established company which has been around for 29 years looking for Inside Sales Representative to work it's new division which is in it's 2nd year....
Mosquito.Buzz - Ottawa - posted 1 day ago
Millwright Maintenance Mechanic - permanent job opportunity, food manufacturing industry, located in the Toronto east area. Offering a competitive ...
Manpower - City of Toronto - posted 1 day ago
Direct Energy is a looking for a 1st year Sheet Metal or Gas Worker for a HVAC Installer role. HVAC installer for Direct Energy Home Services will ...
Direct Energy - Edmonton - posted 1 day ago
Bilingual Customer Care and Sales Support job opportunity available with our client who is a global leader an innovator in the bio-technology and m...
Manpower - Richmond Hill - posted 1 day ago
Bilingual Credit Investigator - job opportuniity with a world renowned automotive finance company. Location: Markham Major Responsibilites: This po...
Manpower - Markham - posted 1 day ago
Ref ID: 05050-0010356347 Classification: Customer Service Compensation: DOE Available Positions for Bilingual French Customer Service Representativ...
OfficeTeam - Toronto - posted 1 day ago
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