Unemployment Canada

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...

How Can Canada Help the Unemployed? Focus on Colleges

Linda A. Franklin | Posted 09.17.2014 | Canada Business
Linda A. Franklin

With youth unemployment and underemployment remaining at stubbornly high levels, Canada must build on the success of its college system. In Ontario, one of the most significant changes that government can make is to expand the range of career-specific degree programs at colleges.

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...

In Toronto, EI Barely Exists

CP | Posted 09.04.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA -- It was a barely noticed peculiarity in the government's latest employment insurance numbers — just 17 per cent of unemployed workers in To...

Oops: StatsCan Removes Unemployment Data Over 'Error'

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 08.12.2014 | Canada Business

Statistics Canada has taken the rare move of pulling an unemployment report offline, due to “an error in processing” of July’s labour market num...

NO NEW JOBS

CP/HuffPost Canada | Posted 08.08.2014 | Canada Business

Canada’s labour market continues to disappoint. The country created almost no net new jobs in July, StatsCan reported Friday, as increases in par...

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,...

U.S. Job Growth Triples Canada's

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.09.2014 | 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...