Toronto - Post Report Question and Answers

What types of jobs do most expatriate spouses/partners have? Locally based or telecommuting? Full-time or part-time? Can you comment on local salary scales?

Some find jobs here, some find remote work in the USA. Local consulates don't have many jobs. The consulates are small. - Aug 2022

Lots of opportunities available. - Jun 2018

Some worked in financial services. Local salaries seemed to be less than USA once adjusted to parity. - Apr 2018

Unemployment among spouses/partners is a problem. - Nov 2016

Plenty of jobs are available for spouses. Diplomatic spouses get a work permit to work on the local economy. - Oct 2016

No, not on the local economy. There are lots of volunteer opportunities in pretty much area you'd want. But if you're looking for a paying job it's problematic. - Nov 2015

There are some opportunities, but you will need a work permit. There are also some job opportunities at the ci suite. - Jul 2015

There are a few jobs in the consulate, but finding work on the local economy is a bit more complicated. - Jan 2013

There are many. - May 2010

Lots of people have had problems with this as most Canadian jobs will only hire people with Canadian work experience and credentials, which can be difficult and time-consuming to obtain. Puzzling given that Canadians try so hard to welcome immigrants in other ways. - Apr 2010

Yes lots. - Aug 2008

You need a Canadian work permit to get jobs on the economy. Hiring is slow. - Jan 2008

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