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"This is why it is important to have some savings to fall back on in the event of a job loss."
But the unemployment rate ticked up a notch, as more youth entered the workforce.
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We need to dismantle welfare and replace it with a better and more dignified form of income support.
"An extremely strong employment report for Canada."
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Canada's unemployment rate dropped to its lowest level in nine years in April, Statistics Canada reported Friday, but that drop was due to young people leaving the workforce. Overall employment grew b...
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Canada added 19,000 net new jobs in March, Statistics Canada reported -- but all the job growth was concentrated among men. Despite the increase in employment, the country's jobless rate rose a notch,...
Contenders faced off in their second debate.
It dropped to 6.6 per cent last month, its lowest level in more than two years.
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Unemployment dropped to 6.6 per cent last month, its lowest level in more than two years.
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I don't know about you, but I have no desire to wake up one morning and find that Kevin O'Leary, Canada's version of Donald Trump, is our new prime minister. If you're not taking him seriously, you should be.
Ontario added virtually no full-time jobs over the past year.
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The number of full-time jobs was so low it was statistically insignificant.
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Many employee benefit policies in Canada are null and void past age 65, regardless of a person's employment status. That's because many employer plans still use age 65 as a criterion for ending insurance contracts instead of basing coverage on active versus retired status. It's time for governments to protect employee health benefits for our aging workers.
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Part-time work is on the rise.
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Canada has fewer full-time jobs today than it did a year ago.
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Even doctors, lawyers and engineers won't be spared.
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Canada added 67,000 part-time jobs in October, and lost 23,000 full-time ones.
Canada’s job situation may be worse than previously believed.
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Although clearly a critical factor, pointing students in the right direction is only half the battle. The other half must be improving collaboration between government and industry to develop tangible solutions to strengthen the future workforce. As far as we're concerned, that time is now.
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"It's going to happen. We have to accept that.''
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As the U.S. Bureau reports, 5.1 million American families are poor despite having at least one member working. The opposing campaign strategies of presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump in approaching the poor and tackling poverty give us a deeper insight to their agenda.
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But the national unemployment rate didn't budge.
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But Ontario, B.C. take a breather.
StatsCan's two measures of jobs are like night and day right now.
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The new technological revolution has created millions of jobs (and that's great!) -- but jobs for who? There is an that assumption that the 'new jobs' which spring from the ashes of the industries they've replaced will be of such a character that the people previously employed as long haul truck drivers or fast food employees will find new employment. The technological revolution is different; the industrial revolution took years to replace entire industries. This one takes months.
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U.S.'s winning streak on jobs is the longest since the early '90s.
The economy lost more than 31,000 jobs in July.
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How an organization exits its employees is a demonstration of whether it lives its values or not. Integrity is what you do when nobody is looking. Integrity is also how you treat employees who are no longer part of your organization. Providing career transition support demonstrates that you value the contribution employees made to your organization during their time with you.
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That initial job can also serve as an ideal springboard to talk money management with your kids and help strengthen their financial knowledge.
Canada faces a "chronic atrophy of skills and employability of workers."
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I think I'm reasonably well versed in issues surrounding the Energy East Pipeline, both economic and environmental. But I am struck by how, in any official TransCanada communications about environmental implications of the project, climate change is never mentioned.
How do you do it, British Columbia?