Unemployment Canada

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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,...

U.S. Job Growth Triples Canada's

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.09.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canadians could be forgiven for turning a little green with envy over the surge in employment occurring south of the border.After leading the...

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...

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 ...

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...

‘Canada's Economy Has No Engine'

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 05.09.2014 | Canada Business

If the percentage of Canadians with a job today were the same as it was before the last recession, Canada would have 665,000 more working people, acco...

Why Today's Job Numbers Might Be 'Extraordinarily Misleading'

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

OTTAWA - Statistics Canada is unveiling its monthly jobs numbers today at a time when the federal government's labour data is under heightened scrutin...

Feds Ditch Kijiji Data, And Look What Happens To Jobs Vacancies

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 05.05.2014 | Canada Business

The Harper government came in for some ridicule last month when it emerged it had relied on data from job postings site Kijiji to argue that Canada’...

These Are The Provinces Where Jobs Are Disappearing

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 04.29.2014 | Canada Business

Canadians’ average weekly earnings were unchanged in February, at $925 compared to $922 a month earlier, StatsCan reported Tuesday, but earnings sti...

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 06.04.2014 | 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...

Budget Watchdog's Report Tears Down Tory Argument

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.25.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canada's budget watchdog says there's little evidence of serious labour shortages or a skills mismatch problem in the country.The finding by ...

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...

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...

Good News For Job-Seekers .. Sort Of

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.07.2014 | Canada Business

Canada's job market bounced back in January following an unexpectedly weak December, adding 29,000 jobs and sending the unemployment rate down to 7 pe...

Can You Trust The Numbers?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.05.2014 | Canada Business

Put the Department of Finance on the growing list of observers who are questioning the accuracy of Canada’s unemployment numbers. According to do...

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...

Toronto's Job Situation Nears Disaster

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Business

Buried among all the other bad news in StatsCan’s latest jobs report is some particularly bad news for Toronto: The city dubbed Canada’s economic ...

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.

It's Getting Harder To Find A Job

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Business

It’s getting harder to find a job in Canada. There were six job-seekers for every job available in September, StatsCan says in a new report. A ye...