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    Canada shatters job creation expectations in September

    The Canadian economy added a surprising 378,000 jobs in September – far surpassing the job gains most economists had been forecasting – according to the latest Labour Force Survey from Statistics Canada. This latest increase in employment marks the fourth month in a row of solid job gains, bringing the national unemployment rate back down […] More

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    Canada gained nearly 250,000 more jobs in August

    The Canadian economy saw another month of solid job growth in August. Statistics Canada is reporting that the country added 246,000 jobs last month, the fourth-straight month of employment increases. These job gains brought the national unemployment rate down to 10.2 per cent, a 0.7 per cent drop from the 10.9 per seen last month. […] More

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    By the numbers: Canada gained over 400,000 new jobs in July

    The Canadian job market continues to rebound from the crash it took in the height of the COVID-19 crisis. Statistics Canada is reporting that the economy added another 419,000 jobs in July. This follows from the nearly one million jobs gained a month earlier, in June. This brings the national unemployment rate down to 10.9 […] More

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    Canadian economy adds nearly 1,000,000 new jobs in June

    Statistics Canada has just released the Labour Force Survey for June this morning, and the Canadian economy is showing solid signs of recovery. Nearly one million more people were working in this country in June than in May. Stats Can says that 953,000 jobs were gained last month, an almost even split of full-time and […] More

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    Canada hits highest unemployment rate ever recorded (but there are positive signs on the horizon)

    The national unemployment rate hit a record high level in May. The current 13.7 per cent unemployment is the highest ever recorded, since Statistics Canada began tracking comparable data in 1976. Still, the economic news isn’t all grim. Stats Can notes that the Canadian economy actually added nearly 300,000 new jobs last month. However, the […] More

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    Stats Can: More than a million jobs lost in Canada in March

    Statistics Canada has just released the latest Labour Force Survey giving the state of employment across the country right now. Needless to say, the numbers aren’t good. That was expected. Over one million people lost their jobs in March, and the national unemployment rate climbed from 5.6 per cent up to 7.8 per cent. This […] More

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    By the numbers: Where the jobs are in Canada right now

    The Canadian economy added 30,000 more jobs in February. Those are the latest numbers from Statistics Canada in this morning’s Labour Force Survey. Those new opportunities weren’t enough to make a serious dent in overall employment nation wide. In fact, the national unemployment rate ticked up to 5.6 per cent as more people entered the […] More

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    Canada added 35,000 new jobs in December, 320,000 over 2019

    Good news for job seekers. The Canadian economy had a much better month for job creation in December than we saw in November, ending the year on a high note. The unemployment rate dropped to 5.6 per cent last month with the addition of 35,000 full-time jobs, according to Statistics Canada. In December, employment increased […] More

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