Unemployment Rate Canada

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...

'Scarring A Generation'

CBC | Posted 09.09.2013 | Canada Politics

The federal government must do more to create jobs and meaningful work experience for youth who are being left out of the economic recovery, says Libe...

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...

You Won't Believe ‘Margin Of Error' On Canada's Jobs Report

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 06.07.2013 | Canada Business

Mark Twain once said that there are three types of untruths: Lies, damned lies, and statistics. Friday’s job report might be some pretty powerful...

Whoa, Canada, That's A Lot Of Jobs!

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.07.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canada's economy pumped out a stunning 95,000 in May — one of the biggest monthly gains in history — as employers resumed hiring again a...

Sunny Freeman

Canada's Youth Job Numbers Are A Disaster

HuffingtonPost.com | Sunny Freeman | Posted 07.10.2013 | Canada Business

Young Canadians have little to cheer about in the latest jobs report, which showed youth unemployment rising to its highest level in six months even a...

Are McJobs Canada's Future?

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 04.05.2013 | Canada Business

The latest jobs report from StatsCan was utterly abysmal: Some 85,000 jobs lost in a single month in the private sector, offset only by a 30,000 incre...

Here Are The Parts Of Canada That Are Losing Jobs

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.05.2013 | Canada Business

UPDATE: Canada's job situation was even worse in March than headline numbers suggest. While Canada lost a net total 54,500 jobs, the number of job...

The Highest Unemployment Rate In Canada

CBC | Posted 05.11.2013 | Canada Business

Cape Breton Mayor Cecil Clarke says the region's unemployment rate is now at 17.5 per cent, pushing Cape Breton into a crisis. Recent num...

Still Unemployed After All These Years: Canada Can Help the Persistently Jobless

Philippe Bergevin | Posted 05.08.2013 | Canada Business
Philippe Bergevin

Canada's youth unemployment rate is hovering around 14%, and has only decreased slightly since the beginning of the economic recovery. There has also been a marked increase in the number of individuals who have been persistently unemployed. Looser entry restrictions into skilled trades would help.

Job Market Bounces Back In February

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.08.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canada's economy showed signs it may be ready to bust out of its half-year funk by churning out a surprisingly strong 50,700 new jobs in Febr...