Monthly Archives: June 2019

Immigration in Calgary

"New immigrants are choosing Alberta because of its strong economy, its strong communities, its strong public services" -- Paula Simons, Edmonton Journal The Alberta Advantage. This is a term the rest of Canada has used to describe Alberta's relatively low cost of living, low unemployment rate, and relatively low taxes. I'm not sure Alberta still [...]

By |2019-10-30T21:14:52+00:00June 18th, 2019|Other|0 Comments

Canadians are running hard to stand still

Let’s face it, getting a job as a past offender is not easy!  Studies show that past offenders are between 1/2 to 1/3 as likely to be hired as non-offenders. **1 97% of companies perform some form of a pre-employment background check 88% do criminal checks84% do identity checks69% do motor vehicle checks41% do education [...]

By |2019-10-30T21:14:52+00:00June 10th, 2019|Other|0 Comments