Canada is characterized by a diverse economy with key industries encompassing natural resources, manufacturing, technology, and services. The country’s resource sector includes oil, mining, and forestry, while manufacturing is prominent in sectors like automotive and aerospace. Technology hubs, primarily in cities like Toronto and Vancouver, drive innovation. The cost of living in Canada varies by region, with higher expenses in major cities, while smaller towns and rural areas offer more affordable options. Wages in Canada generally meet or exceed the cost of living, with the minimum wage and average salaries varying by province and city. Overall, Canada’s diverse economy and strong labor market make it an attractive destination for many seeking a high quality of life.

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