Canada Labour Force

Four Key Areas to Watch in Canada's Labour Market

Tom Turpin | Posted 07.10.2015 | Canada Business
Tom Turpin

As the country's leading staffing agency, we're able to identify trends shaping the world of work before they become official statistics. In analyzing our own data and combining it with anecdotal evidence from employers we work with, we've identified four key areas to watch as the year plays out.

A New Perspective on the Unemployment Rate

Tim Paziuk | Posted 11.09.2013 | Canada Business
Tim Paziuk

I think Canada is doing well when you consider that most people who want to work can get a job -- somewhere -- doing something. Perhaps we're focused on the wrong thing. Maybe we should be looking at the other side of these numbers. Maybe we should rejoice in the fact that 92.8% of the labour force is working. Maybe it's time Canada developed a glass almost full kind of attitude. Maybe being a business owner is something more should consider because, after all, Canada is a land of opportunity.

Canada Creates Way More Jobs Than Expected

CP | Posted 12.07.2011 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The Canadian economy appears to be weathering the global economic storm quite well, churning out 61,000 net new jobs in September and taking ...

Earnings Rise On Changing Labour Force: Statscan

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.25.2011 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The average weekly earnings of non-farm payroll employees increased 0.3 per cent in June to $876.27.They were three per cent higher than in J...

Freedom 55? Forget About It

Toronto Star | Posted 10.18.2011 | Canada Business

Forget about freedom 55 — most of us will be lucky if we’re able to retire by 65 or 70. Once we get there, we’ll likely have lower benefits afte...

5 Ways Canada's Workforce Will Change In 20 years

CBC | Posted 10.17.2011 | Canada Business

If current trends continue, Canada's labour force is going to change drastically over the next 20 years, Statistics Canada said in a report Wednesday....