Canadian Jobs

AI In The Workplace: Preparing For The Fourth Industrial Revolution

Sheryl Boswell | Posted 04.20.2017 | Canada Business
Sheryl Boswell

Thirty years ago, robots might have seemed limited to science fiction novels, but even today there are many industries that have seen the shift towards automation take hold. AI is already impacting our workforce -- and the changes are likely just getting started.

Bombardier Loan A Smart Investment In Canada's Future

Jerry Dias | Posted 02.16.2017 | Canada Business
Jerry Dias

To say that Bombardier should be allowed to "crash and burn," as some have, is not only heartless for the thousands of workers and their families who would be left in desperate straits as a result, it is bad economic policy. It is important to remember that Bombardier is one of Canada's largest employers.

Fear Is Keeping Canadians In Low-Paying Jobs: CIBC

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 11.16.2016 | Canada Business

Low pay or unemployment? Your choice.

Visits From U.S. To Workopolis Increased By 237% During Election Results

Workopolis | Posted 11.14.2016 | Canada Business

It's probably unlikely that we'll see an influx of Americans moving north, but in the short-term, they're certainly exploring the option. The bad news for them is that they might find getting a work permit much more challenging than they expected.

The Dilemma Behind Canada's Military Contract With Saudi Arabia

Jonathan Wade | Posted 04.16.2017 | Canada Politics
Jonathan Wade

The Canadian government will go forward with the export permits that allow Saudi Arabia to acquire Canadian-made Light Armored Vehicle III (LAV III). The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Stéphane Dion, stated that Canada would block future export permits if Saudi Arabia uses the purchased military equipment against its own citizens.

Canadians Less Confident In Finances Heading Into 2016: Poll

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.04.2017 | Canada Business

While Canadians 55 and older remain the most positive about their finances, they also saw the biggest decline in this year's survey.

Renewable Energy Jobs Are On The Rise

Dylan Thompson | Posted 12.07.2016 | Canada Business
Dylan Thompson

By any metric, the renewable energy sector is a growth industry. By the end of 2014 there were 7.7 million jobs in the renewable energy industry world wide, up 18 per cent over the year before. This according to the International Renewable Energy Agency. And that doesn't include large hydro.

Canada's Unemployment Rate The Same For The Sixth Month In A Row

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.07.2015 | Canada Business

OTTAWA — Canada's economy added about 6,600 jobs last month — essentially reversing a similar decline in June but not enough to change a national ...

More Canadians Using Social Media To Find Jobs: Study

CP | Linda Nguyen, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Business

Ignore that request from LinkedIn or Twitter at your peril — it might be a job offer, according to a global study released Wednesday.The study, comm...

We Love Our Jobs

CBC | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Business

Canadian workers are among the happiest in the world, with nearly two-thirds saying they love or like their job a lot, according a study for job websi...

Provinces Must Work to Get Bang for Their Buck Out of Budget 2013

Terrance Oakey | Posted 03.27.2013 | Canada Politics
Terrance Oakey

A major theme of Thursday's Federal Budget was "connecting Canadians with available jobs." And for good reason: Canada faces a major shortage of skilled tradespeople, and if no action is taken, this shortage will only grow in the future as the population ages.

Romney's Tax Plan Would Create 150,000 Jobs .. In Canada

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.31.2012 | Canada Business

The results of a recent poll suggest that Canadians overwhelmingly prefer President Barack Obama to Republican challenger Mitt Romney -- by a whopping...

Canada's Unemployment Rate Drops

CP | Posted 10.05.2011 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The Canadian economy added jobs in July, building on three consecutive months of growth. Statistics Canada says the country's unemployment...

Canada's Unemployment Rate Drops To 7.4% On 22,000 New Positions

CP | Posted 08.10.2011 | Canada Business

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- OTTAWA - Canada's unemployment rate has fallen to the lowest level in more than two years as a combination more jobs and fewer p...