Jobs Canada

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...

Jobs Are Back, Baby (This Month)

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.04.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canada's economy showed signs of thawing out from a long, bitter winter last month, churning out an unexpectedly high 42,900 net new jobs tha...

Ottawa Relied On Kijiji For Employment Data??!!

The Globe and Mail | Posted 03.26.2014 | Canada Business

Economists have been scratching their heads for weeks as to how the Conservative government could claim on budget day that Canada’s job vacancy rate...

Argument For Temp Foreign Workers Is Falling Apart

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 03.19.2014 | Canada Business

The Harper government and some business groups have long argued that the Temporary Foreign Worker (TFW) Program is necessary to keep businesses runnin...

B.C. Signs On To Canada Job Grant

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.11.2014 | Canada British Columbia

OTTAWA - British Columbia is the latest province to sign a framework agreement with the federal government on the Canada Job Grant.Shirley Bond, the p...

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...

Turns Out Job Numbers Even Worse Than Thought

The Huffinngton Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 01.30.2014 | Canada Business

Canada’s job growth fizzled at the end of 2013, and new numbers from StatsCan suggest the situation may be even worse than previously reported. S...

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...

Surprise Boom .. In Part-Time Jobs

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.05.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The Canadian economy churned out an additional 21,600 jobs last month, the most since August, although almost all the new workers were part-t...

This Is More Important To Canadians Than Job Quality..

CP | Romina Maurino, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.03.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO, Canada - A new survey says many Canadians consider the time it takes to get to work as important as the job itself.The survey by Oxford Prope...

The Best Cities In Canada To Move For Work

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.22.2013 | Canada Business

Western Canada reigns supreme in a new ranking of the most attractive labour markets in Canada, but there are some surprises on the list as well. A...

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’...

C'mon Provinces, At Least Try to Make Training Better

Dan Kelly | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business
Dan Kelly

Federal and provincial labour market ministers are meeting today, and on the agenda is the Canada Job Grant (CJG), a program that looks at changing th...

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...

Where Have All the Good Jobs Gone?

Jennifer Hollett | Posted 11.11.2013 | Canada Politics
Jennifer Hollett

On Wednesday, Statistics Canada will release the delayed National Household Survey data, which highlights income and housing issues across our diverse nation. The one question on everyone's mind will be "where have all the good jobs gone?"

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...

Canadian Industries Doing The Most Hiring

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.28.2013 | Canada Business

If you need any further evidence that Canada’s housing boom continues, data from StatsCan released this week could be the clincher. The statistic...

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 ...

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...

Canada Becoming Dependent On Foreign Workers, Experts Fear

CP | Vivian Luk, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.26.2013 | Canada Business

VANCOUVER - Dave Kaiser owns and operates McDonald's restaurants in Cranbrook, B.C., and Fernie, near the Alberta border — two towns less than an ho...

The Best And Worst Cities To Find A Job In Canada

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.18.2013 | Canada Business

Willing to move for a job? Alberta might seem like the obvious place to go, but it might not be the best. According to a new survey from Adzuna, an...

Sunny Freeman

Think The Job Market Is Booming? Think Again

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Job Vacancies Lowest On Record: StatsCan

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 04.17.2013 | Canada Business

There are fewer jobs on offer in Canada and more people looking to fill them, according to data released Tuesday. StatsCan’s survey of job vacanc...