Economic Recovery: More immigrants employed in September

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Sun, 11 Oct 2020 12:00:03 +0000

The number of immigrants employed in the Canadian labour force climbed as September saw more people regain jobs at an accelerated rate. Employment rose 2.1 per cent in September, accelerating compared to the 1.4 per cent jump in August, according to the latest Statistics Canada Labour Force Survey. Data in this report were collected from […]

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Canada regains 55% of jobs lost to coronavirus

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 11 Aug 2020 18:38:03 +0000

Canada is seeing some economic recovery as coronavirus restrictions ease throughout the country. About 55 per cent of the 3 million jobs lost since April were recouped as of July, according to the Labour Force Survey. About 419,000 jobs were added in July, a 2.4 per cent increase over the previous month. The growth was […]

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Employment gains in December led by Ontario and Quebec; new Labour Force Survey

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Mon, 13 Jan 2020 20:41:25 +0000

Ontario and Quebec led the provinces in employment gains last month, according to Statistics Canada’s latest Labour Force Survey. There were 57,000 more employees in Canada’s private sector in December, which offset November’s decline of a similar size. “Employment increased in accommodation and food services and in construction, while it was little changed in the […]

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Employment rose in B.C. and Newfoundland last month, new Labour Force Survey shows

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Fri, 08 Nov 2019 20:24:51 +0000

British Columbia and Newfoundland led Canada’s provinces in employment gains in October, Statistics Canada’s new Labour Force Survey reports. Canada added 443,000 new jobs in the 12 months spanning October 2018 to October 2019, led by gains in full-time work, Statistics Canada said. Overall employment dropped slightly in October, as Canada shed 1,800 net jobs, […]

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