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Canadians Choosing to Live in Urban Cores – Report

Canadians are increasingly preferring downtown living over life in suburbia, according to a new report on Canada’s real estate market. Issued jointly by PricewaterhouseCoopers and the Urban Land Institute (ULI), the annual report aims to track trends in the country’s real … Continue reading

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Canada to make both Irish and UK temporary skilled workers a priority in 2014 through the IEC program

Ireland has had a difficult last six years. The Celtic Tiger Economy refers to the economy of the Republic of Ireland between 1995 and 2000, a period of rapid real economic growth fuelled by foreign direct investment, and a subsequent … Continue reading

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Canada Ranks 5th in World Ranking of Economic Freedom, US Falls to 18th

Canada tied Australia for fifth freest economy in the world in the Fraser Institute’s annual Economic Freedom of the World report, released yesterday. Canada improved its position by one spot while the US saw its ranking drop by ten spots … Continue reading

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Canadians 2nd Most Optimistic About Economy After Brazilians in New Poll

The results of a new poll commissioned by the International Trade Union Confederation show Canadians behind only Brazilians as the most optimistic citizens of any of the thirteen countries included in the poll. The poll covered the adult populations of … Continue reading

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Canadian Monthly Economic Growth Accelerates to 0.3% on Oil Output Increase

Canadian economic growth rose to 0.3 percent in April, from 0.1 percent in March, due mostly to an increase in oil and gas output and support activities for the industry, according to a report released by Statistics Canada today. The gross … Continue reading

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Poll Places Canada as Best Place to be a Woman

In a poll of 370 gender specialists conducted by Trustlaw, Canada was perceived to be the best G20 country to be a woman, and India the worst. Factors that put Canada on top include government-guaranteed health care, the fact that 62 percent … Continue reading

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Canada’s Federal Investor Program for Immigrants in Limbo

The Federal Immigrant Investor Program (FIIP), which allows foreign individuals with net worths of more than $1.6 million to become Canadian permanent residents by lending a provincial government $800,000 for five years without interest, is scheduled to start accepting applications … Continue reading

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Canada Rises 3 Spots to 4th Place in Global Peace Index

The Global Peace Index (GPI), an annual ranking of national peacefulness produced by the Institute for Economics and Peace, was released today, and showed Canada rising three places, to 4th place among the 158 nations in the index. The index … Continue reading

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More Chinese and Indian Workers have Internet Connections than Canadian Workers

A survey done by staffing and HR firm Randstad has found that Chinese and Indian workers are more likely to have internet connections at work than Canadian workers. The surprising finding found that 93 percent of both Indian and Chinese … Continue reading

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