Job Market Canada

Canada's Job Market Hasn't Recovered From Last Recession: OECD

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.07.2016 | Canada Business

Long-term joblessness, youth unemployment remain a problem.

A Big Surprise In Canada's Unemployment Numbers

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 04.10.2015 | Canada Business

Canada's labour market surprised in March, churning out 29,000 new jobs, far exceeding economists' expectations of a decline of 10,000. But Statis...

Forget The (Possible) Recession, These Canadian Industries Are Hiring

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 04.01.2015 | Canada Business

It’s good to be a scientist these days in Canada — or a logger. StatsCan’s latest survey of payroll employment, earnings and hours shows Cana...

Canada's Unemployment Rate Jumps

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 03.13.2015 | Canada Business

Canada's unemployment jumped to 6.8 per cent in February, from 6.6 per cent the month before, as job growth stalled, Statistics Canada said Friday. ...

LOOK: This Is What's Wrong With EI And Canada's Job Market

The Huffington Post Canada | Sunny Freeman and Daniel Tencer | Posted 10.09.2014 | Canada Business

Canada’s employment insurance program has a surplus, which means employers and employees are contributing more to the fund than unemployed Canadians...

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...

No Good News In Latest Jobs Report

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.07.2014 | Canada Business

The rebound in the job market that economists had been expecting failed to materialize in February, as Canada lost 7,000 jobs that month, according to...

This Is How Bad Canada's Job Market Has Become

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.05.2014 | Canada Business

Canada’s job market “sputtered” in 2013, says a new report that finds a majority of the net job creation last year involved part-time jobs, went...

Blame Your Unemployment On the Job Market, Not Universities

Kate T. Lawson | Posted 11.03.2013 | Canada Business
Kate T. Lawson

Communities across Ontario and Canada are struggling with unemployment, the long hangover of the 2008 financial crisis, and deep structural changes to the Canadian economy. People are rightly concerned with why joblessness is so high, and how to get people back to work. But universities can't create jobs out of thin air.

Canada Falling Fast On Job Creation Rankings: Study

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 07.22.2013 | Canada Business

The Harper government boasted back in 2011 that Canada was the first G7 country to recover all the jobs lost during the Great Recession. But a new ...

Sunny Freeman

Think The Job Market Is Booming? Think Again | Sunny Freeman | Posted 06.11.2013 | Canada Business

Job seekers should shed any illusions they have that the near-record number of jobs added in May means that the country’s labour market is suddenly ...

Foreign Workers Used In High-Unemployment Areas: Study

CP | Diana Mehta, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.07.2013 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Canada's temporary foreign worker program was under renewed scrutiny Tuesday as a new report suggested the increasingly controversial system...

Here Are The Parts Of Canada That Are Losing Jobs

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.05.2013 | Canada Business

UPDATE: Canada's job situation was even worse in March than headline numbers suggest. While Canada lost a net total 54,500 jobs, the number of job...

25 Tips for the Full-Time Job Hunter

Gerry Som | Posted 03.13.2013 | Canada Business
Gerry Som

There is no perfect way to find a job, and you cannot predict what will get you your next job. The job search can get frustrating, especially, if you see your peers getting ahead. You may begin to wonder what is wrong with you. Don't worry. Try these useful tips for gaining the "competitive advantage."

More Job Openings, Fewer Unemployed: StatsCan

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.20.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Statistics Canada says the average number of job vacancies was up in the three-month period ending in May.The agency reports an average of 25...

Rachel Mendleson

Behind The Official Numbers, An Army Of 'Hidden Unemployed' | Rachel Mendleson | Posted 05.11.2012 | Canada Business

According to new labour force data released on Friday, Canada’s unemployment rate edged up slightly to 7.3 per cent in April. Though the economy add...

Canada’s Youth Still Stuck In Recession: Report

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 05.09.2012 | Canada Business

Canada’s youth are still struggling with a recession, even as the country’s job picture is improving, says a new study. The under-25 crowd lost...