Unemployment Rate

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U.S. Job Growth Triples Canada's

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 Western world in job creation in the years follow...
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So, About All That Bragging..

OTTAWA - The opposition pounced Friday on the Conservative government's insistence that the Canadian economy is still strong despite unexpectedly grim job numbers and an unemployment rate that ticked...
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Brother, I Need a Job

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.
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No New Jobs

The Canadian economy created almost 12,000 net new jobs in September as fewer young people looking for work also helped slightly reduce the unemployment rate, Statistics Canada said Friday. The unempl...
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A New Perspective on the Unemployment Rate

I think Canada is doing well when you consider that most people who want to work can get a job -- somewhere -- doing something. Perhaps we're focused on the wrong thing. Maybe we should be looking at the other side of these numbers. Maybe we should rejoice in the fact that 92.8% of the labour force is working. Maybe it's time Canada developed a glass almost full kind of attitude. Maybe being a business owner is something more should consider because, after all, Canada is a land of opportunity.