Unemployment Rate Canada

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...

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 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 ...

‘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...

OUCH

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...

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...

St. John's A Better Place To Find Work Than Toronto?

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 03.03.2014 | Canada Business

Toronto’s rising unemployment rate is making it an increasingly tough place to find work, but some recent data suggests it could be even worse than ...

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...

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.

Here's How Bad Canada's Job Situation Really Is

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Business

Job creation in Canada this year has been the weakest in a non-recession year in more than a decade, and the low quality of the jobs being created is ...

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...

Canada Adds Jobs, But Ontario Is Another Story

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canada's economy eked out just enough new jobs to keep the unemployment at a five-year low but it was the U.S. labour performance that caught...

No New Jobs

CP | Craig Wong, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business

The Canadian economy created almost 12,000 net new jobs in September as fewer young people looking for work also helped slightly reduce the unemployme...

Canada Won't Be Beating The U.S. On This Much Longer

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.01.2013 | Canada Business

Canada’s unemployment rate will be higher than that in the U.S. in 2014, a recent Bloomberg News survey predicted. The survey of 15 economists fo...

StatsCan's Job Numbers 'Impossible'

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 09.07.2013 | Canada Business

Some unusual numbers in Statistics Canada’s latest unemployment data, released Friday, have some economists questioning the accuracy of the monthly ...

A TON Of New Jobs .. Just Not Good Ones

CP | Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.06.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - More people working part-time helped Canada's economy grind out 59,000 jobs in August, Statistics Canada reported Friday, about triple what m...

Number Of Long-Term Unemployed In Canada Doubled: OECD

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.15.2013 | Canada Business

PARIS - Unemployment rates in Canada and the United States will fall significantly by the end of next year but the overall rate among some of the worl...