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  • Articles and reports: 11-626-X2020009
    Description:

    In a two-step immigration selection process, temporary foreign workers are first selected by employers for a temporary job, and some qualified temporary foreign workers then become economic immigrants. The details of this selection process vary among countries. For example, in the US, the temporary workers are typically sponsored by the employers in their bid to become permanent residents. In Canada, the temporary residents are selected for permanent residency by the government based on a set of largely human capital criteria, although employers may play a role in some selection pathways. Viewed in a generic manner, the two step process presents both advantages and risks. This article provides an overview of such potential advantages and risks. It is the first of five articles on the two-step selection process.

    Release date: 2020-07-22

  • Articles and reports: 11-626-X2020010
    Description:

    This Economic Insights article documents the expansion of two-step immigration selection in Canada since the early 2000s. Two-step immigration selection refers to the selection of economic immigrants from among temporary foreign workers. The increased transition of a rapidly rising number of temporary foreign workers to permanent residence was made possible through the shifting composition of admission programs towards provincial programs and the Canadian Experience Class, and the growing reliance on temporary foreign workers within each admission program. This is the second of five articles on the two-step selection process.

    Release date: 2020-07-22

  • Articles and reports: 11-626-X2020011
    Description:

    This article examines whether the increased selection of economic immigrants from among temporary foreign workers accounted for the recent improvement in immigrants’ employment rates and entry earnings. Immigrants who were former temporary foreign workers, particularly those with medium or high levels of pre-immigration Canadian earnings, had higher employment rates and earnings after immigration than other immigrants. The expansion of two step immigration selection was the driving force for the recent improvement in new immigrants’ labour market outcomes. It is the third of five articles on the two-step selection process.

    Release date: 2020-07-22

  • Articles and reports: 11-626-X2019016
    Description:

    This Economic Insights article compares the labour force participation of temporary foreign workers with open work permits and employer-specific work permits in terms of their level of labour market engagement in Canada, their distribution by province and industry, and the duration of temporary residence status and rate of transition to permanent residency.

    Release date: 2019-11-18

  • Articles and reports: 89-657-X2017003
    Geography: Geographical region of Canada, Province or territory
    Description:

    This document provides a descriptive portrait of workers in the agricultural and agri-food sectors in the four Atlantic provinces (Newfoundland and Labrador, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick) whose first official language spoken is French. It includes a socioeconomic and linguistic portrait of French-language workers in both the agricultural and agri-food sectors.

    Release date: 2017-07-12

  • Articles and reports: 89-657-X2017004
    Geography: Province or territory
    Description:

    This document provides a descriptive portrait of workers in the agricultural and agri-food sectors in Quebec whose first official language spoken is English. It includes a socioeconomic and linguistic portrait of English-language workers in both the agricultural and agri-food sectors.

    Release date: 2017-07-12

  • Articles and reports: 89-657-X2017005
    Geography: Province or territory
    Description:

    This document provides a descriptive portrait of workers in the agricultural and agri-food sectors in Ontario whose first official language spoken is French. It includes a socioeconomic and linguistic portrait of French-language workers in both the agricultural and agri-food sectors.

    Release date: 2017-07-12

  • Articles and reports: 89-657-X2017006
    Geography: Geographical region of Canada, Province or territory
    Description:

    This document provides a descriptive portrait of workers in the agricultural and agri-food sectors in the four Western Canada provinces (Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia) whose first official language spoken is French. It includes a socioeconomic and linguistic portrait of French-language workers in both the agricultural and agri-food sectors.

    Release date: 2017-07-12

  • Articles and reports: 11F0019M2014362
    Description:

    The study examines the effects of cancer on the work status and annual earnings of cancer survivors who had a strong attachment to the labour market prior to their diagnosis. The comparison group consists of similar workers never diagnosed with cancer. The study is based on a Statistics Canada linkage file that combines microdata from the 1991 Census, the Canadian Cancer Registry, mortality records and personal income tax files. The study estimates changes in the magnitude of cancer effects during the first three years following the year of the diagnosis using a large sample of cancer survivors diagnosed at ages 25 to 61. The empirical strategy combines matching and regression models to deal with observed and unobserved differences between the cancer and comparison samples, and to improve causal inference.

    Release date: 2014-09-30

  • Articles and reports: 75-006-X201400114035
    Description:

    This article provides information on the evolution of the minimum wage since 1975, the average hourly wage, and on the ratio between these two indicators. The article also sheds light on the increase in the proportion of paid workers earning minimum wage between 1997 and 2013, as well as the characteristics of workers most likely to be paid at this minimum rate.

    Release date: 2014-07-16
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  • Table: 99-012-X
    Description:

    This topic presents data on education, labour, place of work, commuting to work and language of work in Canada. The topic presents data on the paid work of the Canadian workforce, including detailed industry and occupation data, class of worker, and work activity during the reference year. Data on workers' place of work and journey to work are also included.

    This topic also presents data on four main education concepts: completed education credentials, major field of study, location of study and attendance at school.

    Together, these data provide information on education and the work activities of Canadians.

    Analytical products

    The analytical document provides analysis on the key findings in the data, and is complimented with the short articles found in NHS in Brief and the data in NHS Focus on Geography Series.

    Data products

    The NHS Profile is one data product that provides a statistical overview of user selected geographic areas based on several detailed variables and/or groups of variables. Other data products include data tables which represent a series of cross tabulations ranging in complexity and are available for various levels of geography.

    Release date: 2013-12-11

  • Table: 99-012-X2011026
    Geography: Province or territory, Census metropolitan area, Census agglomeration, Census metropolitan area part, Census agglomeration part
    Description:

    This table presents a cross-tabulation of data using selected characteristics from the National Household Survey.

    Release date: 2013-06-26

  • Table: 99-012-X2011051
    Geography: Province or territory, Census division
    Description:

    This table presents a cross-tabulation of data using selected characteristics from the National Household Survey.

    Release date: 2013-06-26

  • Public use microdata: 89M0030X
    Description:

    The Survey of Older Workers (SOW) is a survey that was conducted in October and November of 2008 .The survey was conducted on behalf of Human Resources and Skills Development Canada with the objective to develop a statistical database providing estimates surrounding the issues of work and retirement as perceived by older workers in the 10 provinces. The fundamental objective of the SOW is an attempt to understand the components that are integral in the decision to either continue working or retire. In essence we are trying to obtain a better understanding of factors that are driving the decisions of older workers in regards to working and retirement.

    Release date: 2010-01-06

  • Table: 97-559-X2006021
    Description:

    Data for Canada, provinces, territories, census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations are shown in this table.

    This table is part of the topic 'Labour', which presents data on the paid work of the Canadian workforce, including detailed industry and occupation data, class of worker, and work activity during the reference year. The census is the only source of data covering the entire labour market, including Indian reserves, overseas households, and all provinces and territories.

    This topic also presents data on the unpaid work of the Canadian workforce, including unpaid household work, unpaid child care, and unpaid senior care. These data, together with information on paid work, provide a more complete picture of the work activities of all Canadians.

    This table can be found in topic bundle: Labour, 2006 Census, Catalogue no. 97-559-XCB2006004.

    It is possible to subscribe to all the day-of-release topic bundles. Refer to Catalogue no. 97-569-XCB for more information.

    This table is available free on the Internet, Catalogue no. 97-559-XWE2006021.

    Release date: 2008-03-04

  • Table: 53F0002X
    Description:

    Nearly 50,000 or one in five (22%) Canadian truck drivers on the road in 1998 were independent truckers or "owner-operators". However, similar to other forms of self-employment, the net-earnings and socio-economic characteristics of owner-operators have often been ignored by researchers for reasons of analytical convenience or data limitations. New data products recently released by Statistics Canada such as the Survey of Labour and Income Dynamics (SLID) have the potential to fill much of this gap. The 1997 SLID cross-sectional micro-data files offer a limited but meaningful insight into the work patterns of the owner-operator population, complementing and validating well-established business surveys such as the annual Small for-hire carrier and Owner-operator Survey (SFO). The purpose of this study, through a multivariate analysis of the 1997 SLID and the 1997 SFO survey, was to compare the work patterns and backgrounds of owner-operators to company drivers (paid truck drivers employed by carriers). The study found that while drivers may choose to be self-employed to gain independence, owner-operators tend to work longer hours to meet fixed and variable costs, in return for lower after-tax earnings and a greater likelihood of high work-life stress. The analysis also found that the odds of self-employment among truckers were highest among drivers over 40 years of age with no post-secondary training.

    Release date: 2000-06-07
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  • Articles and reports: 11-626-X2020009
    Description:

    In a two-step immigration selection process, temporary foreign workers are first selected by employers for a temporary job, and some qualified temporary foreign workers then become economic immigrants. The details of this selection process vary among countries. For example, in the US, the temporary workers are typically sponsored by the employers in their bid to become permanent residents. In Canada, the temporary residents are selected for permanent residency by the government based on a set of largely human capital criteria, although employers may play a role in some selection pathways. Viewed in a generic manner, the two step process presents both advantages and risks. This article provides an overview of such potential advantages and risks. It is the first of five articles on the two-step selection process.

    Release date: 2020-07-22

  • Articles and reports: 11-626-X2020010
    Description:

    This Economic Insights article documents the expansion of two-step immigration selection in Canada since the early 2000s. Two-step immigration selection refers to the selection of economic immigrants from among temporary foreign workers. The increased transition of a rapidly rising number of temporary foreign workers to permanent residence was made possible through the shifting composition of admission programs towards provincial programs and the Canadian Experience Class, and the growing reliance on temporary foreign workers within each admission program. This is the second of five articles on the two-step selection process.

    Release date: 2020-07-22

  • Articles and reports: 11-626-X2020011
    Description:

    This article examines whether the increased selection of economic immigrants from among temporary foreign workers accounted for the recent improvement in immigrants’ employment rates and entry earnings. Immigrants who were former temporary foreign workers, particularly those with medium or high levels of pre-immigration Canadian earnings, had higher employment rates and earnings after immigration than other immigrants. The expansion of two step immigration selection was the driving force for the recent improvement in new immigrants’ labour market outcomes. It is the third of five articles on the two-step selection process.

    Release date: 2020-07-22

  • Articles and reports: 11-626-X2019016
    Description:

    This Economic Insights article compares the labour force participation of temporary foreign workers with open work permits and employer-specific work permits in terms of their level of labour market engagement in Canada, their distribution by province and industry, and the duration of temporary residence status and rate of transition to permanent residency.

    Release date: 2019-11-18

  • Articles and reports: 89-657-X2017003
    Geography: Geographical region of Canada, Province or territory
    Description:

    This document provides a descriptive portrait of workers in the agricultural and agri-food sectors in the four Atlantic provinces (Newfoundland and Labrador, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick) whose first official language spoken is French. It includes a socioeconomic and linguistic portrait of French-language workers in both the agricultural and agri-food sectors.

    Release date: 2017-07-12

  • Articles and reports: 89-657-X2017004
    Geography: Province or territory
    Description:

    This document provides a descriptive portrait of workers in the agricultural and agri-food sectors in Quebec whose first official language spoken is English. It includes a socioeconomic and linguistic portrait of English-language workers in both the agricultural and agri-food sectors.

    Release date: 2017-07-12

  • Articles and reports: 89-657-X2017005
    Geography: Province or territory
    Description:

    This document provides a descriptive portrait of workers in the agricultural and agri-food sectors in Ontario whose first official language spoken is French. It includes a socioeconomic and linguistic portrait of French-language workers in both the agricultural and agri-food sectors.

    Release date: 2017-07-12

  • Articles and reports: 89-657-X2017006
    Geography: Geographical region of Canada, Province or territory
    Description:

    This document provides a descriptive portrait of workers in the agricultural and agri-food sectors in the four Western Canada provinces (Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia) whose first official language spoken is French. It includes a socioeconomic and linguistic portrait of French-language workers in both the agricultural and agri-food sectors.

    Release date: 2017-07-12

  • Articles and reports: 11F0019M2014362
    Description:

    The study examines the effects of cancer on the work status and annual earnings of cancer survivors who had a strong attachment to the labour market prior to their diagnosis. The comparison group consists of similar workers never diagnosed with cancer. The study is based on a Statistics Canada linkage file that combines microdata from the 1991 Census, the Canadian Cancer Registry, mortality records and personal income tax files. The study estimates changes in the magnitude of cancer effects during the first three years following the year of the diagnosis using a large sample of cancer survivors diagnosed at ages 25 to 61. The empirical strategy combines matching and regression models to deal with observed and unobserved differences between the cancer and comparison samples, and to improve causal inference.

    Release date: 2014-09-30

  • Articles and reports: 75-006-X201400114035
    Description:

    This article provides information on the evolution of the minimum wage since 1975, the average hourly wage, and on the ratio between these two indicators. The article also sheds light on the increase in the proportion of paid workers earning minimum wage between 1997 and 2013, as well as the characteristics of workers most likely to be paid at this minimum rate.

    Release date: 2014-07-16
Reference (4)

Reference (4) ((4 results))

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 15-206-X2008017
    Description:

    This paper provides an overview of the productivity program at Statistics Canada and a brief description of Canada's productivity performance. The paper defines productivity and the various measures that are used to investigate different aspects of productivity growth. It describes the difference between partial productivity measures (such as labour productivity) and a more complete measure (multifactor productivity) and the advantages and disadvantages of each. The paper explains why productivity is important. It outlines how productivity growth fits into the growth accounting framework and how this framework is used to examine the various sources of economic growth. The paper briefly discusses the challenges that face statisticians in measuring productivity growth. It also provides an overview of Canada's long-term productivity performance and compares Canada to the United States - both in terms of productivity levels and productivity growth rates.

    Release date: 2008-02-25

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 92-400-X
    Description:

    The new product entitled "2001 Census Standard Products Stubsets" provides detailed information about all census variables, by category. It is released on the Internet only.

    This series includes six general reference products: Preview of Products and Services, Census Dictionary, Catalogue, Standard Products Stubsets, Census Handbook and Technical Reports.

    Release date: 2002-06-27

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 11-522-X19990015652
    Description:

    Objective: To create an occupational surveillance system by collecting, linking, evaluating and disseminating data relating to occupation and mortality with the ultimate aim of reducing or preventing excess risk among workers and the general population.

    Release date: 2000-03-02

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 81-580-X
    Description:

    The adult education and training sector is as complex as it is dynamic. In order to describe all its facets, Statistics Canada surveys many different populations. Given the number of data sources and their conceptual and methodological differences, it is sometimes very difficult for researchers and decision makers to obtain required information or data. This guide is a tool that has been developed to assist them. It provides a summary description of all Statistics Canada surveys related to adult education and training. From a selected variable, it allows the identification of surveys that can provide information. It also indicates relevant publications and how to obtain additional information.

    Release date: 1997-03-12
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