Joblessness Canada

Canada's Job Market Roars Back To Life

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.10.2014 | Canada Business

Canada's job market roared back to life in September, StatsCan says. The unemployment rate dropped to 6.8 per cent, the lowest rate since December ...

Best, Worst Cities In Canada For Work

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.18.2014 | Canada Business

Western Canada dominates a new list of the best cities to find work, and Ontario’s mid-sized cities have the dubious honour of being among the worst...

Seriously Bad Job Numbers

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Business

For the first time in years, Canada has a higher unemployment rate than the U.S. Economists were expecting Canada to create about 14,000 net new jo...

Brother, I Need a Job

Yves Engler | Posted 03.03.2014 | Canada Business
Yves Engler

Mass unemployment is a waste of people's energy and ingenuity. Imagine what the 1.8 million out-of-work Canadians could accomplish if they were mobilized to develop green energy sources or to expand mass transit and childcare services.

Canada Adds Jobs, But Ontario Is Another Story

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canada's economy eked out just enough new jobs to keep the unemployment at a five-year low but it was the U.S. labour performance that caught...

No New Jobs

CP | Craig Wong, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business

The Canadian economy created almost 12,000 net new jobs in September as fewer young people looking for work also helped slightly reduce the unemployme...

StatsCan's Job Reports Totally Contradict Themselves

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.28.2013 | Canada Business

If, like many observers, you’re confused about the direction of Canada’s job market, the latest numbers from StatsCan aren’t going to be particu...

Your Chances Of Getting EI ‘Lowest On Record'

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.19.2013 | Canada Business

Canadians who lose their jobs are less likely to get EI benefits than at any other time on record, economist Erin Weir reports at the Progressive Econ...

StatsCan's Job Numbers 'Impossible'

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 09.07.2013 | Canada Business

Some unusual numbers in Statistics Canada’s latest unemployment data, released Friday, have some economists questioning the accuracy of the monthly ...

A TON Of New Jobs .. Just Not Good Ones

CP | Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.06.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - More people working part-time helped Canada's economy grind out 59,000 jobs in August, Statistics Canada reported Friday, about triple what m...

Unemployment Numbers Post A Nasty Surprise

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.09.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The Canadian labour market took an unexpected turn for the worse last month, shedding a surprisingly high 39,400 net jobs that included a rec...

Whoa, Canada, That's A Lot Of Jobs!

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.07.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canada's economy pumped out a stunning 95,000 in May — one of the biggest monthly gains in history — as employers resumed hiring again a...

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...

The Best And Worst Provinces To Find A Job

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.24.2012 | Canada Business

Alberta is the best province or territory in Canada to look for work, according to somewhat unsurprising new data from Statistics Canada’s job vacan...