Job Growth Canada

U.S. Beats Canada On Jobs By Biggest Margin In 14 Years

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 02.05.2016 | Canada Business

Alberta's unemployment rate is higher than national average for first time in 28 years.

The Unlikely Part Of Canada That's Winning On Wages

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 02.01.2016 | Canada Business

Paycheques in Alberta and Saskatchewan are getting smaller.

Recession? Canada Added More Jobs In 2015 Than Previous 2 Years

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.08.2016 | Canada Business

OTTAWA — In a tough year that saw the economy recoil over its first half, the country's job market still produced its best result in three years, St...

Canada's Job Market Looks Like It Just Boomed, But..

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 01.08.2016 | Canada Business

Only Ontario added new jobs, and "self-employment" is the only growth area.

Payroll Report Shows Canada Just Lost Most Jobs Since Great Recession

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 10.30.2015 | Canada Business

Canada lost jobs at the fastest pace since the Great Recession in August, Statistics Canada’s latest payroll report shows. The survey of payroll ...

Unemployment Rate Rises Amid Big Job Losses In Ontario

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 10.09.2015 | Canada Business

Canada's unemployment rate rose by a notch in September as the country added a tepid 12,000 jobs, Statistics Canada reported Friday. However, those...

Harper's 1.3 Million Jobs Vow So Weak It's Just An 'Observation': Economist

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 09.28.2015 | Canada Business

Conservative leader Stephen Harper described his promise to create 1.3 million new jobs by 2020 as an “aspirational goal,” but many economists who...

Tories Proud Of Canada's Job Numbers, But May Not Be For Long

CP | Terry Pedwell, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.04.2015 | Canada Business

OTTAWA — As the federal political parties played up the latest employment numbers to their advantage on the campaign trail Friday, at least one econ...

The Surprising Places Where Canada Is Creating Jobs

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 02.28.2015 | Canada Business

Canada’s job market may not be struggling quite as badly as recent reports suggest, according to new numbers from StatsCan. The agency’s labour...

Oops: Job Growth Even Worse Than Reported, StatsCan Says

CP/HuffPost Canada | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.30.2015 | Canada Business

Statistics Canada released revisions to unemployment figures on Wednesday, and it turns out Canada's less-than-stellar job market was even less stella...

Um, About Those Huge Job Gains...

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 11.27.2014 | Canada Business

According to StatsCan’s labour force survey, Canada created more than 117,000 jobs in the past two months, finally overcoming a long period of lackl...

Surprise: This Province Is Now Canada's Job-Creation Powerhouse

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 11.12.2014 | Canada Business

We’re all used to hearing about Alberta being the place in Canada to find work, but here’s something we’re not used to hearing: Ontario is leadi...

Canada Created A Stunning Number Of Jobs In October

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.07.2015 | Canada Business

OTTAWA -- Canada's latest labour-market survey says the country's unemployment rate dropped to 6.5 per cent last month, its lowest level since Novembe...

This Chart Shows How Crappy Canada's Job Market Really Is

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.24.2014 | Canada Business

Canada has the third-highest proportion of low-paying jobs among the world’s wealthy countries, investment bank Morgan Stanley says. In an analys...

Is Canada In A Job Recession?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.11.2014 | Canada Business

Canada’s labour market “has slipped into recessionary territory,” Business In Canada magazine declared this week. An article from editor Luca...

Oliver Rejects Proposal To Create 75,000 Jobs

CP | Posted 07.23.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA — Finance Minister Joe Oliver is rejecting a recommendation from a report issued by the C.D. Howe Institute that he focus more on creating jo...

U.S. Job Growth Triples Canada's

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.09.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canadians could be forgiven for turning a little green with envy over the surge in employment occurring south of the border.After leading the...

Canada Adds Jobs .. Very Unevenly

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 06.06.2014 | Canada Business

Canada added 26,000 jobs in May, StatsCan reported Friday, but much of the gain was in Alberta and central Canada is seeing job growth stagnate. Th...

Um, About Those Job Numbers..

CP | Posted 05.13.2014 | Canada Business

The Bank of Canada says the country's job creation record since the recession is likely a little less impressive than the fall in the unemployment rat...

Here's How Bad Canada's Job Situation Really Is

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Business

Job creation in Canada this year has been the weakest in a non-recession year in more than a decade, and the low quality of the jobs being created is ...

Which Industries Are Creating Jobs? (Hint: Surprisingly Few)

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.09.2013 | Canada Business

Nearly half of the jobs created in Canada since the Great Recession were in just two sectors of the economy, a fact that highlights some economists’...

Did Canada Really Outperform U.S. In Great Recession? Maybe Not..

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 08.06.2013 | Canada Business

Canadians have spent a fair bit of time patting themselves on the back about the country’s economic performance coming out of the Great Recession of...

Job Growth Hits A Wall

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.04.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Job creation in Canada returned to earth last month as employers pulled back following an apparent hiring binge in May that proved too good t...

You Won't Believe ‘Margin Of Error' On Canada's Jobs Report

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 06.07.2013 | Canada Business

Mark Twain once said that there are three types of untruths: Lies, damned lies, and statistics. Friday’s job report might be some pretty powerful...

Are McJobs Canada's Future?

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 04.05.2013 | Canada Business

The latest jobs report from StatsCan was utterly abysmal: Some 85,000 jobs lost in a single month in the private sector, offset only by a 30,000 incre...