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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:

7034 Canada Jobs Found

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Talentcor - London - posted about 9 hours ago
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Talentcor - Mississauga - posted about 9 hours ago
Employment : Temporary # of Openings : 10 Classification : Industrial/Labour/Trades Industry: Weekend Warehouse Associate : Talentcor Mississauga i...
Talentcor - Mississauga - posted about 9 hours ago
This Finance Manager opportunity is with a well-established and successful consumer packaged goods company located in Mississauga. This role is int...
The Mason Group Inc - Mississauga - posted about 9 hours ago
About Us Gerdau is the leading company in the production of long steel in the Americas and one of the major suppliers of specialty long steel in th...
Gerdau - Cambridge - posted about 9 hours ago
Description Responsible for accurate receiving, storing and shipping of product to meet company standards of sanitation, safety, security and produ...
VWR International, LLC - Mississauga - posted about 9 hours ago
Overview Solenis is a leading global manufacturer of specialty chemicals for the pulp, paper, oil and gas, chemical processing, mining, biorefining...
Solenis - Burlington - posted about 9 hours ago
Konecranes Inc Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled/Other Protected Category Country: Canada Location: Edmonton,...
Konecranes - Edmonton - posted about 9 hours ago
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Kelly Services - Calgary - posted about 9 hours ago
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