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Blame the rise of the machines for stagnant wages, Conference Board economist says.
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Automation, rather than globalization, has hollowed out middle-income jobs.
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With wages soaring in information, culture and media, that bachelor of arts degree might pay off after all.
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Minimum wage isn't keeping up with the rising cost of living, many argue.
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But that could be good news for indebted households.
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Alberta sees the biggest decline in wages, but Ontario and B.C. wages are losing steam as well.
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The average inflation-adjusted wage in Canada is 0.9% lower than a year ago.
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Earnings grew in educational services and construction. Beyond that? Not much.
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At least you can count on the snail moving somewhere.
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Inflation-adjusted wages are falling even in booming parts of the country.
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Wealth is shifting from oil producers to oil importers at a rate of $400 for every person on the planet, every year.
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Paycheques in Alberta and Saskatchewan are getting smaller.
Sluggish job market or not, wage growth in Canada is picking up, new data from StatsCan shows. Wages in Canada jumped by 1.6 per cent in just one month, from August to September, StatsCan’s latest sur...
One of the main reasons many economists say Canada is in a “technical recession” and not a “real recession” is that jobs and wages somehow held up through the slowdown. But those who argue Canadian co...
CALGARY - A new study says a dramatic rise in pay for Canadians in the top one per cent of incomes has been driven by the finance and business services sectors.But the study by the Institute for Resea...
The strongest wage growth in Canada over the past year has been in Quebec and the Maritimes, while Western Canadian provinces have all fallen below average. We’ll just give you a moment to let that si...
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Canada’s job market may not be struggling quite as badly as recent reports suggest, according to new numbers from StatsCan. The agency’s labour force survey, released last month, found Canada lost 4,3...
You’ve probably read stories about how Canada’s wage growth is nothing to write home about, but new research from the Broadbent Institute adds a surprising dimension to the story: No fewer than 15 of...
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Canada has seen the second-largest wage growth of any developed G20 country in recent years, according to a new report from the International Labour Organization (ILO). But it seems to be a case of Ca...
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OTTAWA - A new research paper for the C.D. Howe Institute says Canada can help combat rising income inequality by taxing people separately for their paycheque and investment income.The paper's author...
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Workers in Canada’s oil, gas and mining sector have seen average salaries soar 13.3 per cent over the past year, according to new data from StatsCan. The survey of earnings and hours for April shows t...
A recent report in the New York Times asserted that Canada may have the highest median income of any major developed country, but many economists point out the country's wage gains in recent years hav...
Inflation has been very tame in Canada over the past year, coming in at the low end of the Bank of Canada’s target, but not low enough to allow Canadians to keep much of their growth in earnings. Acco...
TORONTO - Canadian workers can expect an average salary increase of 2.6 per cent in 2014, according to a national survey of public and private sector employers conducted by the Hay Group.The projected...
Alberta workers may get a smaller paycheque than they expected next year. Wage increases in Alberta next year will be lower than initial projections for 2013, according to a survey conducted by the Ha...
Wage growth in Canada has started to improve somewhat after a sluggish 2012, but whether or not you're seeing the benefits depends largely on where you live. StatsCan's latest report on payroll and ea...
Wage growth in Canada has been looking strong in the early months of this year, with average weekly earnings rising 3.1 per cent in the year to February, according to data from StatsCan released this...
TORONTO - A new Labour Day survey suggests Canadians are more optimistic this year about their job security as well as hiring and growth prospects at their companies —and many expect a raise.The Bank...
OTTAWA - Spending restraint by governments and businesses will contribute to an expected slowing of gross domestic product growth this year, the Conference Board of Canada said Wednesday. In its outlo...