Jobs Canada

Canada's Workforce At Lowest Level In 14 Years

CBC | Posted 01.28.2015 | Canada Business

Just 121,000 more Canadians found jobs in 2014 and the number of people in the workforce has fallen to the lowest level in 14 years, according to Stat...

Oops: Job Growth Even Worse Than Reported, StatsCan Says

CP/HuffPost Canada | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.28.2015 | 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...

Sunny Freeman

Percentage Of Canadians With A Job Hits 13-Year Low

HuffingtonPost.com | Sunny Freeman | Posted 01.12.2015 | Canada Business

The number of Canadians who have a job or are actively looking for work has reached a 13-year low. Canada’s labour participation rate fell to 65....

Once Again, No Job Growth In Canada

CP/HuffPost Canada | Posted 01.09.2015 | Canada Business

Canada lost 4,300 jobs in December, adding to the more than 10,000 lost in November, Statistics Canada reported Friday. The unemployment rate stood...

Canadian Workers Burning Out As Businesses Grow Without Hiring

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 01.06.2015 | Canada Business

Canadian business are anticipating growth in the coming year, but few are actually planning to do any hiring, according to a new survey from recruitme...

LOOK: The Most In-Demand Jobs In Canada

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 12.27.2014 | Canada Business

Canada is known for having a resource-based economy, but looking at the country’s most in-demand jobs, you wouldn’t know it. In fact, Canada lo...

These Are The Skills Canadian Employers Are Looking For

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 11.18.2014 | Canada Business

Got a knack for developing mobile apps? There’s almost certainly a job somewhere in Canada with your name on it. LinkedIn, the social site for ne...

Looking For A Job? Stay Away From These Industries And Provinces

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 11.06.2014 | Canada Business

New Brunswick has lost nearly 3 per cent of its jobs over the past year. All that and then some was offset by Alberta, where the number of jobs swelle...

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 ...

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...

Canadian Private-Sector Job Losses The Worst Ever

The Huffington Post Canada/CP | Daniel Tencer | Posted 09.05.2014 | Canada Business

Canada turned in another disappointing performance on the jobs front in August, with StatsCan reporting a net loss of 11,000 jobs for the month. Th...

Canada's Job Market Is Awesome -- If You're A Robot

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 08.02.2014 | Canada Business

Canada’s manufacturing sector is experiencing something of a recovery. The loonie is down, helping exports, and the U.S. economy -- the largest sour...

Employees In This Province Work The Hardest, Longest

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 08.01.2014 | Canada Alberta

Albertans may enjoy high salaries and abundant job opportunities, but a new study shows that they are working harder than most Canadians for those ben...

Sunny Freeman

Temporary Jobs Are Canada's Future: Report

HuffingtonPost.com | Sunny Freeman | Posted 07.11.2014 | Canada Business

A pronounced shift toward temporary gigs and unstable positions could become the new normal for this generation as demand for short-term workers rises...

These People's Wage Hikes Will Make You Jealous

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 06.26.2014 | Canada Business

Workers in Canada’s oil, gas and mining sector have seen average salaries soar 13.3 per cent over the past year, according to new data from StatsCan...

Canadians Increasingly Unemployable In New Economy: CIBC

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 06.18.2014 | Canada Business

A growing number of Canadians are becoming unemployable in the new economy, but those who have work have a surprisingly large amount of job security, ...

These 6 Provinces Are In A 'Jobs Recession'

Posted 06.10.2014 | Canada Business

Canada’s economists can’t stop talking about last Friday’s jobs report. We at HuffPost have been harping on it too, and we promise to stop soon,...

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...

LOOK: Help-Wanted Ad Demands Hockey Skills Over Job Skills

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.28.2014 | Canada Business

This one comes from the Only-In-Canada Department. A manufacturer of fuel tanks in Saskatchewan is busily searching for welders, drafters and const...

Get Ready To Be Jealous Of American Jobs Again

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 05.25.2014 | Canada Business

Canadians, get ready to be jealous of America’s job market once again. After a half-decade of lower unemployment rates and greater job growth in ...

Canada's Private Detectives Are In Trouble

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.16.2014 | Canada Business

Canada’s private detectives are in trouble. According to Canadian Business magazine’s latest ranking of the worst jobs in Canada, the median i...

The 10 Things Canadian Employers Want Most

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.10.2014 | Canada Business

Canadian employers are a practical bunch, and — unlike employers in other countries — they value effectiveness over experience, according to resea...

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CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.09.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The latest labour-market data says the Canadian economy unexpectedly lost 28,900 net jobs in April.Statistics Canada's Labour Force Survey fo...

One-Quarter Of New Jobs May Be Going To Temp Foreign Workers: PBO

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 04.17.2014 | Canada Business

The number of job opportunities in Canada is shrinking, and the temporary foreign worker (TFW) program may be to blame, according to an overlooked com...