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The price of good such as food, clothing and transport goes up every single year. Take our unique Cost of Living survey and find out about wages in Canada.


  • 20 May 2020 - The Covid 19 crisis is bringing out shortcomings in Canada’s economy, especially when it comes to supply chains and the development of value-added products that could keep the country competitive. The global trade in raw commodities has declined as the crisis has made it difficult to move goods around the world. Canada has had to re-build its capacity and produce goods using innovation. The federal government could improve this by providing targeted grants and loans directly to entrepreneurs and firms rather than put money into more innovation “superclusters” and incubators, say reports. Try the Salary Survey in Canada

Economic Facts

  • In 2018, Canada exported 6.9 billion dollars worth of fish and seafood products to approximately 140 countries. Canada has the world’s longest coastline giving it access to 2.79 million square kilometres of ocean. This abundant access to the ocean acts as a major economic driver for coastal rural communities and major urban centres. It is also ranked as one of the top 25 fish-producing countries in the world. How does this affect cost of living? 
  • Canada is essentially a country named ‘village’! The name comes from the Huron tribe’s Irquoian word ‘kanata’, which means ‘village’ or ‘settlement’. Canada is home to a number of indigenous communities that are tightly woven into the fabric of the nation. The 2019 Indigenous Economic Progress Report mentions that addressing and reducing the socio-economic gaps related to these communities could boost the Canadian economy by C$27.7B.  Check other jobs and salaries in Canada 
  • Canada has an annual celebration called Labour Day, which is held on the first Monday of September. It is marked to appreciate the contributions of the workers towards helping the country grow socio-economically and to address their concerns. Wages in Canada
  • Did you know that Canada has the third-largest oil reserves in the world after Venezuela and Saudi Arabia? Approximately 97% of these oil reserves are concentrated in Alberta, and are called the Athabasca oil sands. Being one of the world’s most prominent industrial projects, it employs close to 190,000 people.  Check your wages in context to others