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HuffPost's advice to American jobless: Move to Canada

A popular U.S. website has a unique suggestion for Americans desperately seeking work.

The advice? Move to Canada.

There's a fluttering Maple Leaf on the homepage today of the Huffington Post, a site popular for its news and celebrity blogs.

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The accompanying headline says: Need A Job? Try Canada, Where Hiring Is Booming And Home Prices Are Rising.

That article comes amid news that Canada's economy added a whopping 93,200 new jobs last month; the U.S., meanwhile, continues to struggle with unemployment woes.

The bottom of the HuffPost article carries a poll, asking people whether they would be willing to move to Canada for work.

The early results of that poll - which is by no means scientific: Fifty-five per cent said they'd move to Canada if that's where the jobs are, while 19 per cent said they'd stay in the States.

The article tells readers: "Stubbornly high unemployment rates got you down? Not sold on the economic recovery? Look no further than America's polite neighbour to the north, where jobs numbers are surging and home prices have been rising steadily for nearly a year.

"Last month, Canada, a nation with roughly one tenth of our population, created about 10,000 more new jobs than America."

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