What were the results of today’s trade balance update from Statistics Canada, and what industries are most affected?
Canada’s trade deficit for March, 2019 was $3.2 billion, a narrowing of February’s $3.4 billion deficit. Both total exports and imports were up, with exports rising 3.2% to $49 billion, while imports were up 2.5% to $52.3 billion. It … Read More »
It goes without saying that competition for executive positions is fierce. A strong history of accomplishment and aptitude are simply table stakes, necessary in gaining consideration for top jobs. Even for talented, tenured individuals entering the C-suite sweepstakes, however, it’s important to remember that presentation is everything. As we screen candidates for high ranking positions … Read More »
When I was in kindergarten, our teacher used to have us play a game called ‘Feed the Pelican’. She would distribute little cardboard fish featuring basic math problems or reading challenges. Students who correctly answered the question written on their fish were afforded the opportunity to walk to the front of the class and deposit … Read More »
Certainty is something that we are all naturally attracted to. For foreign workers in the US, and their families, the process of renewing visas is stressful, time consuming and fraught with uncertainty. It’s little surprise then that many companies are now supporting their workers in a move to Canada, where the path to citizenship is … Read More »
Canadians seeking non-immigrant working visas, and renewal of such visas, should be aware of potential changes to existing agreements when the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) takes effect in early 2019.
An Overview of USMCA, or CUSMA
The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) was finalised on September 30, 2018, and is expected to take effect around January 1, 2020, … Read More »