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With the COVID-19 global pandemic, thousands lost their jobs due to economic restrictions globally, and this is the same case with Canada. Over 3 million jobs were lost as a result of the pandemic. However, according to a recent labour survey, 55% of the jobs lost were recovered as of July. 419,000 jobs were added for the month of July- which is a 2.4% increase over the previous month. The growth was slower compared to June’s growth rate which was 5.8%, but things are now picking up!

According to recent statistics, a survey done on employment, payroll, and hours found that the economic downturn from coronavirus is seeing a sharp turnaround after a steep downfall.

However, despite this being the case, Canada welcomed nearly 19,200 new permanent residents in June 2020 which is good news for aspiring immigrants!

Read More… https://www.cicnews.com/2020/08/canada-regains-55-of-jobs-lost-to-coronavirus-0815404.html/amp