Canada Labour Force

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....