One East Coast city is among the best in Canada for finding a job right now

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The latest regional labour market report card from the team at BMO Economics has some good news for Canadian job seekers in general and those in one Atlantic Canadian city in particular.

The data shows that employment rose by over 340,000 jobs across the country in the third quarter of this year, with all provinces seeing gains in employment.

Five Ontario cities dominate the top ten list of regions for hiring in Canada right now as the country emerges from the lingering effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, closer to home Moncton also makes the cut of leading cities for job creation.

See hundreds of jobs in Moncton New Brunswick available now on CareerBeacon.

The top 10 hottest job markets in Canada right now

1. Peterborough, ON

2. Vancouver, BC

3. Guelph, ON

4. Edmonton, AB

5. Kitchener, ON

6. Victoria, BC

7. Moncton, NB

8. Sherbrooke, QC

9. Ottawa, ON

10. Hamilton, ON

While BMO’s report is titled “Big City Bounceback,” some of the country’s largest municipalities fail to make the top 10, with Montreal and Toronto coming in at the 12th and 15th spots respectively of the 33 regions ranked.

Halifax cracks the top 20, ranked at number 18 overall. See jobs in Halifax, NS on CareerBeacon.

St. John’s NL is in the 23rd spot. Browse job openings in St. John’s.

The only other East Coast city to make the list, Saint John, NB, is near the bottom of the rankings at number 30 of the 33 cities compared. Despite that, we have hundreds of job openings available right now in Saint John.

You can view the complete list of regions and methodology for this report over at BMO Economics.

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