Canada Added Over 27,000 Jobs in May

The Canadian unemployment rate dropped to 5.4 percent in May, compared with 5.7 percent in the previous month. There were an additional 27,700 full-time jobs added to the economy. The average the economists in Canada expected was far below the actual figures. According to Thomson Reuters Eikon, the prediction for May was an addition of […]

Canadian Firms Report Record Skilled Labor Shortage

Canadian small businesses are experiencing challenges when needing to expand, due to the shortage of workers. A survey released by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) showed 47 percent of respondents said the shortage of skilled workers is limiting their growth. Last year at this time the rate stood at only 38 percent. The […]