The highest paying skilled trades in Canada right now

Want a high-paying job with plenty of openings in Canada right now? Consider the skilled trades. Statistics Canada followed the career progress of apprentices in the skilled trades to see how much they earned on average when they received their certifications. To create a robust portrait of the income potential of these professionals, they also…

Unemployment in Canada hits a new record low

There was good news for Canadian workers in this morning’s Labour Force Survey from Statistics Canada. This country’s economy added 27,700 last month, which dropped the national unemployment rate down to 5.4 per cent — the lowest ever recorded since comparable data became available in 1976. Year over year, Canada has gained 453,000 jobs or…