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Why Canada is the Top Destination for Skilled and Unskilled Workers from the Dominican Republic

Employment in Canada is on the rise for skilled and unskilled workers aged 24-54, with 54,000 jobs created in September alone. With employment levels increasing and a lack of skilled and semi-skilled workers to fill the labour gap, the Canadian government has sought suitable candidates outside of Canada, specifically in sectors such as the healthcare and social assistance. Canada is unfortunately still feeling the effects of an ageing working population and low birth rates, which has had a huge impact on the country's economy.

In order to accommodate for this, Canada’s government has introduced a wide variety of immigration program, to assist with the waning skilled labour force as well as hopeful skilled workers looking to immigrate to Canada and start their new lives in one of the most dynamic and multicultural countries in the world. Options such as the Express Entry system and Provincial Nominee Programs have made the immigration application process much simpler, faster and accessible.

What makes it even more attractive to, specifically skilled and semiskilled workers from the Dominican Republic is that there are jobs that feature on Canada’s in-demand list that Dominicans specialise in but offers much more lucrative salaries.

In this article, we look at why Dominicans are choosing Canada as their top destinations to relocate to and what the quickest and simplest immigration options are.

Why Canada?

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High Paying Jobs In-demand

Canada has a wide range of employment opportunities for qualified applicants of varying skill levels in sectors such as healthcare, management, social assistance, hospitality and the IT Industry. Provinces which offered the most lucrative opportunities in September were mostly found in Ontario, which saw 41,000 new jobs as well as Nova Scotia, creating 3,200 new full-time jobs.

Below, you’ll find a salary comparison of some of the top-performing jobs currently available in Canada.


Annual Average Salary Comparison Between The Dominican Republic & Canada
OccupationDominican RepublicCanada
Anesthesiologists752,790 DOP(18,705 CAD)408,700 CAD
Nurse186,943 DOP(4,645 CAD)73,000 CAD
Doctor570,679 DOP(14,180 CAD)255,000 CAD
Ops Manager276,008 DOP(6,858CAD)124,313 CAD
Software engineer235,477 DOP(5,851 CAD)91,284CAD
Mechanical Engineer224,841 DOP(5,587 CAD)73,639 CAD
Hotel Management329,438 DOP(8,186CAD)52,932 CAD
Sales Manager352,293 DOP(8,754 CAD) 51,806 CAD

High Quality of Living

Canada offers an exceptionally high standard of living, including free public schooling up until high school, free public healthcare, safety, freedoms regarding sexual orientation and religion. Canada also has a strong economy and a low population density. Its bustling cities are hubs for young professionals and its numerous natural wonders are playgrounds for the adventurous at heart.

How Do I Immigrate?

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There are over 70 different immigration and visa options for you to choose from, however, the best options are as follows:

1. The Express Entry System

The Express Entry is for highly skilled applicants and allows you to immigrate to Canada in as little as 6 months. You will be ranked according to the Comprehensive Ranking System and are required to score at least 67 out of a possible 100 points in order to qualify. A job offer is not required and you will be able to work anywhere in Canada.

2. The Provincial Nominee Program

The Provincial Nominee Program is for semi-skilled applicants who do not qualify for the Express Entry system however have work experience and a job offer in Canada. You will, however, be restricted to working for your designated employer for the duration of your visa in that particular province only.

3. The Post-Graduate Program

For those applicants who have a Canadian qualification, the government has implemented the Post-Graduate Program to assist foreign students with the option of staying on to gain work experience. The length of stay granted is dependent on the length of your study module or qualification. Applicants whose Canadian study program was 8 months or longer are eligible to apply for the PGWP.

How We Can Help You

By using a Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant (RCIC), the immigration application process will be effortless but you are more likely to be successful in your application. 1 in 3 Canadian study permits are rejected due to insufficient documentation, misrepresentation and forms that are completed incorrectly, to name a few, even though you have been accepted to your chosen university.

This is why using an RCIC is so important. When you use our services you can rest assured that your application and documents will be verified and submitted as per the government’s regulations. The Canadian government is also more likely to approve your application if they know that you have gone through a certified channel. Why risk your future investment and a chance to get permanent residency in Canada? Simply apply for your evaluation today and take the next step towards achieving your Canadian dream.

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