Statistics Canada Reports 259,000 Jobs Added in February

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The labor market in Canada is roaring back to life after the government has lifted lockdowns. The country’s economic resilience to the second wave of the global pandemic is shining through. According to Statistics Canada, close to 260,000 jobs were added in February 2021, far ahead of the predictions for a 75,000 increase. February was […]

Canada Ranked Top Expat Worker Destination

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When people from 190 countries were asked what country they would be willing to relocate to for a job, Canada was the top choice. The response to the global pandemic by the Canadian government helped edge the country past the US on the report. Australia, ranked very closely behind the US, also did a better […]

The Unemployment Rate in Canada is Dropping

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Covid-19 has hit all the countries in the world, even the strongest and richest among them. In Canada, too, unemployment rates doubled as soon as the virus began to spread and the “stay-at-home” policies had begun. According to a Labour Force Survey, it can be seen that Canada is starting to recover from the Covid-19 […]

Economy Adds 89,900 New Full-Time Jobs in Canada

New full-time jobs in Canada saw an increase of close to 90,000 positions and 78,600 employee jobs in the private industry. The unemployment rate decreased to 5.6 percent, an all-time low. The survey by Statistics Canada showed a total of 94,100 net jobs for the greatest monthly rise since 2012 when there was an increase […]

Clean Power Partnerships to Generate 1,000 Canadian Jobs

Alberta First Nations and private companies have five new green energy collaborations which will create 1,000 Canadian jobs and produce renewable electricity to be able to power close to 300,000 homes. These partnerships are the newest phase of the renewable energy program by the provincial government. Chief Roy Fox of Kainai First Nation said, “We’re […]

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 […]

Full-Time Canadian Employment Rose by 33,900 in October 2018

Full-time hiring had a surge in October 2018 and the unemployment rate plunged to a 40-year low in Canada. According to Statistics Canada, 11,200 jobs were created, and for the first time since July, the unemployment rate dipped to 5.8 percent. The strength of jobs in Canada was a huge surprise as economists were only […]

Innovation Hub to Produce 800 Technology Jobs in Canada

An innovation hub is being created in Toronto by Accenture Place, bringing 800 new Canadian jobs to the area. The employees will be helping clients work on technologies from blockchain to artificial intelligence. The new hub has been devised for clients to work with the company to co-innovate new products, Accenture said. It will be […]