Canada Unemployment Rate

So, About All That Bragging..

CP | By Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.12.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The opposition pounced Friday on the Conservative government's insistence that the Canadian economy is still strong despite unexpectedly grim...

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.

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...

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...

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...

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...

Job Growth Explodes In November: StatsCan

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.06.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canada's economy showed surprising bounce last month, churning out an impressive 59,300 jobs and dropping the unemployment rate two-tenths of...

Job Growth Sputters

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

OTTAWA - Canada's recent strong jobs performance slowed to a crawl in October, as the economy managed a meagre 1,800 new jobs, not enough to nudge the...

Canada's Job Market BOOMS

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.05.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canada's domestic economy turned in one of the strongest job creation months of the year in September, adding an eye-popping 52,100 new jobs ...

Ontario Sees HUGE Decline In Jobs

CP | Posted 09.07.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canada's economy hammered out a surprisingly healthy 34,300 new jobs last month, topping expectations of only modest gains and completely rev...

Ontario's Job Growth On A Tear

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.10.2012 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Ontario bucked a trend of job losses last month as the only province to make significant gains with 10,600 new jobs.Economic Development Min...

Unemployment Rate Up As Canada Loses Jobs

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.10.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The global economic slowdown has delivered a blow to Canada's jobs market.The country shed a surprisingly steep 30,400 jobs last month — th...

Canada's Job Market Out Of Gas: Report

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.01.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA -- The Conference Board says its research suggests Canada's labour market has run out of gas, and could even register a loss of jobs for the mo...

Another Month Of Weak Job Growth In Canada

CP | Posted 07.06.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canada's unemployment rate inched down to 7.2 per cent last month as employers added 7,300 net new jobs, with Ontario the only province showi...

Stats Show More Canadian Job Vacancies

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.20.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Statistics Canada says there was an average of 248,000 job vacancies in the country in three-month period ended in March, up 19,000 from the ...

Canada's Job Growth Runs Out Of Steam After Record-Breaking Spring

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.08.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The Canadian economy's ability to keep generating jobs was put the test in May, with employment gains slowing sharply to 7,700 after two stra...

Good News On Jobs Could Be Bad News For Mortgage Holders

CP | Malcolm Morrison, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.11.2012 | Canada Business

TORONTO - The Canadian dollar was higher Friday morning following the release of much better than expected job creation data for April.The currency sh...

Canada's Job Growth Sputtering: BMO

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.28.2012 | Canada Business

Canada posted stunning employment growth in the month of March, adding 82,000 jobs, but the bigger picture isn’t nearly as positive, says an analysi...

Job Creation Stalled In Canada For Yet Another Month

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.09.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Unemployed Canadians continued to struggle with a tough job market last month as the slow-moving economy laid an egg in February, unexpectedl...

Canada Struggles To Create Jobs; Unemployment Rate Ticks Up

CP | Posted 02.03.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Statistics Canada says the country's unemployment rate rose to 7.6 per cent last month as the economy continued to struggle to produce new jo...

Canada Creates Jobs In December.. Just Not Many Good Ones

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.06.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Job creation in Canada resumed again last month after two straight setbacks, but details in the latest labour report pointed to an economy st...

Ottawa Cuts Economic Forecast For 2011

CBC | Posted 12.25.2011 | Canada Business

Canada’s Finance minister, Jim Flaherty, said Tuesday the federal government will release a new fiscal update in the coming weeks with a revised out...