Canada becomes a favorite work destination
Canada, 14th September: Canada is becoming an increasing favorite destination for working abroad, thanks to the stagnancy in the US employment market.
Its being seen that more and more Americans are flocking to Canada to find jobs as the scene back home seems to be worsening. For them, Canada appears to be a land of opportunities.
Rate of joblessness is sky-high at 9.1 percent and economy is passing through a tough time due to onset of recent financial turmoil.
In such a time, Canada seems to be an obvious choice for many Americans considering the fact that it is not only is close proximity to the US but also having a low unemployment rate of 7.3 percent.
Increasing Americans seeking Canada temporary work visas—Latest official figures by Canada immigration department Citizenship and Immigration Canada show a noticeable hike in the number of applicants from America for Canada temporary work visas.
Since the global economic downturn about three years ago, the number of such applicants has increased two-fold. As compared to just 2,115 applications from Americans for Canada temporary work visas in the year 2008, the number of applications for the year 2010 was stated to be 4,109.
As per the immigration advisors in Toronto and other regions, there has been a dramatic rise in the number of applicants from the US showing interest to move to Canada for working.
Moreover, the number of Americans wanting to become Canada permanent residents has also increased in the recent years, the immigration lawyers maintain.
Americans second largest group of temporary foreign workers in Canada--US efforts to boost job market seem to be falling back on the ground. This becomes evident seeing the increased rates of immigration of Americans to Canada.
The recent immigration of Americans to Canada has made the second largest group of foreign workers coming to Canada. Filipinos happen to be the largest group of temporary foreign workers coming and working in Canada.
More and more Americans seem to have lost their faith in the American leadership and hence prefer to start their life afresh in a civilized society of Canada.
Canada attracts foreigners for its sustained levels of economic development and its ability to keep its banking sector regulated even during the worst financial meltdown engulfing the global economy in the year 2008.