Labour Market 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 ...

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...

Canadian Cities Surprisingly Unpopular Destinations For Workers

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.07.2014 | Canada Business

Canada ranks highly in a new survey of places where the world’s workers would like to move, but individual cities seem to be suffering from an image...

Canadians Not Feeling The Love, Ready To Quit

CP | Romina Maurino, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.12.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Employees increasingly expect to get more out of their jobs, and are more willing than ever to walk away from an employer if they feel under...

Let Foreign Workers Stay: Poll

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.17.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - A poll commissioned by the federal government suggests Canadians would support the controversial temporary foreign workers program if it didn...

Commodity Prices Are Basically All We Have Left

CP | Posted 06.04.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The Conference Board's latest barometer of the economy shows Canada's short-term outlook is becoming ever more dependent on commodities. T...

Up To 300,000 People Working For Free In Canada: Report

CP | Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.20.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Preliminary findings from an upcoming study on internships in Canada show that the majority of interns are young women who make less than the...

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...

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...

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’...

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...

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...

So Much For That Booming Job Market..

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.10.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The Canadian economy was hit by a triple dose of bad news Friday as three major indicators — jobs, exports and housing starts — all tumbl...

The Job Market is Turning -- Are You Ready?

Dr. Curtis L. Odom | Posted 02.13.2013 | Canada Business
Dr. Curtis L. Odom

If the labour market does indeed turn, and it becomes a buyers' market, are you ready to attract the best talent? This change could be big. Is your company positioned well enough in the market to keep your current high potentials and simultaneously attract new A-players?

The Haves And Have-Nots Of Canada's Job Market

CP | Will Campbell, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.02.2013 | Canada Business

TORONTO - A CIBC report released Monday suggests Canada's economic prosperity is at risk due to a labour market split that sees high-demand positions ...