Canada Express Entry: These 10 cities to offer most jobs to immigrants. Tap to read for vacancies, PR details

With a large number of Canadians retiring this year, it has become absolutely essential for the country to welcome more immigrants, including skilled workers, to fill critical labor shortages. Even Immigration Secretary Sean Fraser further tweeted: “With five million Canadians retiring by the end of the decade, the economic need for immigration is more important than ever.”

“…We will continue to welcome a record number of immigrants to contribute to our communities.”

Top 10 Cities in Canada to Find Jobs Under Express Entry:

According to reports, the country is set to welcome 431,645 immigrants this year. “The current immigration plan targets 447,055 new permanent residents next year and 451,000 in 2024,” according to a report from Immigration.ca.

Among the cities where you can find jobs under Express Entry are Brantford, Ottawa, Kelowna, Quebec, Calgary, Saskatoon, Abbotsford, Halifax, Victoria and Toronto.

In Brantford, the employment rate increased by 17.3% last year. In Ottawa, it rose 67%

List of vacancies in different sectors

Three programs – Federal Skilled Worker (FSW), Federal Skilled Trades (FST), and Canada Experience Class (CEC) – are the most suitable ways to apply as an economic immigrant to Canada. And all programs use the Express Entry system.

The industries with a high number of vacancies include industrial, electrical and construction companies, maintenance and equipment operations, engineering jobs in natural resources, agriculture and related manufacturing, processing, manufacturing and utilities, and central control operators.

There are also vacancies for cooks, cooks, bakers.

Why is Canada inviting immigrants to apply for permanent residency?

Canada’s job market has shrunk significantly this year with people aged 55 and older retiring and that would lead to 1 million job openings in the country, mostly summer jobs.

CIC News quoted that Canada’s 9 million baby boomers will reach retirement age this decade. “A recent RBC survey suggested that a third of Canadians are retiring early, and three in 10 pre-retirees are changing their retirement date because of the pandemic.” Meanwhile, the fertility rate fell to a record low of 1.4 children per woman in 2020.

A new generation would not be able to replace the retirees (in terms of job vacancies) if the population did not rise to 2.1 babies per woman.

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