Canada has seen a sharp rise in economic growth largely due to primary resource exports, but not completely. The economy is becoming more diversified and as it does it creates more job opportunities.
Fast facts on Canada's Economy:
Canada is one of the richest nations on Earth and a member of the G8
Canada is a net exporter of energy, with most of it going to the United States.
Electrical energy is cheap, thus Canada is the world's highest per capita consumer of energy.
Canada is a major exporter of agricultural products.
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With the lowest unemployment since 1974, the Canadian economy continues to roll along. Inflation remains low around two per cent, and Canadians enjoy one of the highest living standards in the OECD. Canadian cities like Vancouver are consistently ranked as one of the most desirable on earth to live and work.