The job vacancies across Canada were 401,000 job vacancies in the third quarter of 2015 and the job vacancy rate was 2.6% with highest being 4.2% in Nunavut, 3.9% in Yukon, followed by 3.4% in British Columbia,  3.1% in Alberta and 3% in Nova Scotia.  Ontario had a job vacancy rate of 2.6%, in line with the national average.

Chart 1: Job vacancy rate by province and territory, third quarter 2015

About two thirds of job vacancies were for full time work.  Highest proportion of job vacancies were in Nunavut that were for full time jobs at 85.6%.  Provincially Quebec with 73.5% and Alberta with 67.9% had the highest proportion, while Prince Edward Island had the lowest at 54.9% (Chart 2).

Chart 2: Proportion of job vacancies by type of work, province and territory, third quarter 2015

The study shows all the signs of a challenging job market with great number of challenges and opportunities and we in VIHA have expert professional recruiter who can help you find your dream job in Canada.   Our counselors will provide dedicated service in providing advice and training material; our expert recruiters will frame your CVs, motivational or cover letter, search & apply for jobs and conduct mock interviews.




Visa regulations and time frame doesn’t favor the international students but a prospective decision can change your fate.  We here in VIHA can help you to reach that last mile of your journey towards your dream job.  We are specialized in recruiting young students with or without experience and help you through this journey by providing career advice, designing your CV, reflecting your motivation in the applications, providing training or study materials, conducting mock interviews.  6 professionals including a dedicated counselor, recruiter, trainer, psychologist, researcher and application specialists will travel with you in this journey towards your dream job.  You will not be alone and we are with you.

Disclaimer: All the above content has been used by providing the appropriate sources and has not been used to market our business.  The whole and sole purpose of the above information is only to motivate the applicants towards their dream job.


Columbia, B. et al., 2016. Job Vacancy and Wage Survey , third quarter 2015. , pp.1–7.

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