Bc Unemployment

How's That Jobs Plan Working Out For You?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.09.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The unemployment rate jumped in British Columbia in July with the loss of 11,700 jobs, but the provincial government says there are almost...

Hopeful Sign For B.C. Economy?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.04.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - British Columbia's jobs minister is pleased with Statistics Canada's latest figures showing B.C. led the country in job creation in June, a...

B.C. Unemployment Rate DROPS

CBC | Posted 07.10.2013 | Canada British Columbia

B.C. saw a surge in new full-time jobs in April, and its unemployment rate is now well below the national average, which sits at 7.2 per cent, accordi...

Media Bites: The Sad State of B.C. Politics

J.J. McCullough | Posted 06.29.2013 | Canada Politics
J.J. McCullough

2012-04-27-mediabitesreal.jpgThe 40th British Columbia General Election is a dreary race between dreadful choices. That's an easy thing to say about any election, granted, but the sad state of B.C. politics is truly the stuff apathy was designed for. The final droplets of ideology, vision, principle, passion, and leadership having long since drained from this province's governing class, there's now nothing left but empty partisan squabbling.

B.C. Students Face Tough Job Market

CBC | Posted 06.23.2013 | Canada British Columbia

A B.C. economist says it will be a tough summer for students looking for work, with youth unemployment higher than it was four years ago. ...

HOW MANY Jobs Has B.C. Lost?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.31.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - B.C.'s jobs plan is working, despite dismal employment figures provincially and nationally in March, said Jobs Minister Pat Bell.On Friday,...

B.C. Unemployment Spikes

CBC | Posted 03.31.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The latest jobs figures from Statistics Canada show a spike in unemployment in B.C. The rate jumped to 7 per cent in March, up from 6.3 p...

Staying The Course On Jobs Plan

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.10.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - B.C. Jobs Minister Pat Bell says the latest jobless numbers prove Canada is facing a volatile economic situation and the government will st...

Asian Strategy For B.C. Jobs Working: Minister

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.06.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - British Columbia's jobs minister is pointing to a slight gain in employment in December as a sign the province's economy finished 2012 on ...

B.C. Is Leaking Jobs

The Huffington Post B.C. | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 11.02.2012 | Canada British Columbia

British Columbia is losing jobs faster than anywhere else in the country, say numbers released by Statistics Canada. The number of B.C. jobs lost i...

B.C. Jobs, Numbers Game

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.11.2012 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - Finance Minister Mike de Jong says British Columbia's year-old Jobs Plan is doing what it was supposed to do — create jobs and attract in...

B.C.'s Job Creation Boast

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.07.2012 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - B.C. Jobs Minister Pat Bell says the province is leading Canada in job creation.He says B.C. generated almost 15,000 new jobs in August, ju...

This Province Lost Almost Half Of Canada's Jobs In July

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.10.2012 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - British Columbia lost almost half of all Canada's jobs last month, moving the provincial jobless rate to seven per cent.Statistics Canada s...