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Are you unsure about what you want to do with your life? Trying to make that decision is not only challenging, but it’s also terrifying. What if you pick the wrong career path, then what do you do?

Have you ever searched on Google the different types of jobs available in Canada? We did, and there are a lot of unique career paths you can take. So, if you’re unsure about what to do with your future, why not consider one of these fun and exciting options? The only tough decision you’ll have is deciding which one you like better.

 

Polar Bear Cop

Maybe this one sounds a bit more frightening than exciting, but it’s still a pretty unique career path. Also, can you get any more Canadian than a Polar Bear Cop?

In Churchill, Manitoba, the polar bear population is enormous in the winter months. These massive animals are waiting for the Hudson Bay to freeze over so that they can continue further north for food. The problem, though, is when they’re that hungry, they start to roam around and make their way into town. You, apart of the polar bear police force, helps to protect the bears and the communities by ensuring they do not get to areas they should be in.

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Driller or Blaster Worker

Do you like to blow things up and would prefer to not get into trouble for it? Why not look at becoming a driller or a blaster? Quite often, these positions are within the oil and gas industry, so you know you’ll make some good coin.

Blasting and drilling are two different jobs, but many people are qualified to do both of them.

To become a driller or blaster, it will depend on where you want to work in Canada. There are different certifications you must obtain per your province.

Annual Salary: $45,000 - $70,000

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Winery Tour Guide

Do you like wine, talking with strangers, and walking around throughout the day? Why not be a Winery Tour Guide? There are many wineries in Canada and a few that produce well-known wine around the world. You can’t really call this one a job because you’ll be having so much fun.

Wine Tour Guides are apart of the travel and tourism sector. There are many schools across the country that are specifically for tourism in Canada.

Annual Salary: $30,000 - $52,000

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Wildlife Rehabilitator

Do you have a passion for animals and wildlife? Would you like to make a living taking care of them and sending them back to their natural habitat? As a Wildlife Rehabilitator, you can. Sometimes, wild animals need a bit of help before they can be released into the wild. That is where you come in to nurture them back to health.

You can’t just walk off the street and start taking care of animals. There are certifications you have to get first to be licensed. The National Wildlife Rehabilitators Association recommends having a university degree in biology or ecology.

Annual Salary: $23,000 - $33,000

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Recipe Tester and Developer

Calling all food lovers around Canada. If you could make a living testing out the newest recipes from the hottest chefs across the country, how fast would you quit your current job? Chefs need to know that their creations actually work. So, they call upon you, a Recipe Tester and Developer.

You don’t need a culinary degree in this type of job. Really, you don’t need any formal training. However, you should have an understanding of the ingredients and be able to pick out small details.

Annual Salary: $30,000 - $33,000

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Ski Instructor

Here in Canada, we get a lot of snow. In some areas of the country, we get A LOT of snow. Instead of complaining about the cold, why not use the snow to your advantage and make some money? Become a Ski Instructor at one of the many ski resorts in Canada.

How do you become a Ski Instructor? Well, you go to ski school of course. There are certain qualifications you must adhere to in order to be an instructor.

Annual Salary: $37,000 - $63,000

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Kailey Guillemin

Kailey graduated with a degree in Journalism and Religious Studies from the University of Regina, Saskatchewan. Now she lives a double life in Manitoba – writer by day and dance teacher by night. When she’s not at her computer, you’ll find her curled up with a glass of red wine and knitting, or obsessively taking photos of her puppy.🐶🐾

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