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Sep 2, 2015
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Recession is just the tip of Canada's economic iceberg

David Macdonald
Does the fact that we're in recession mean we can finally focus on the non-recovery of the job market or the fact that jobs are far more precarious than they have been in years? Let's hope so.
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Aug 25, 2015
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Survey sheds new light on job vacancies

Andrew Jackson
Congratulations to StatsCan on the occasion of the first release from the National Job Vacancy and Wage Survey, with data for the first quarter of this year.
Blog
May 4, 2015
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Milestones of the new economy: One T4 slip at tax time

Kaylie Tiessen
Job searchers are facing a post-2000 labour market that offers increasingly precarious work. For Kaylie Tiessen, last year's T4 slip is a symbol of the stability that she wishes for all Canadians.
Blog
Feb 10, 2015
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Pierre Poilievre promoted to employment minister. Sigh.

Angella MacEwen
In times like these we need a national jobs and training strategy. Pierre Poilievre's appointment signals inaction on the employment and training front, and should be a significant cause for concern.
Blog
Jan 15, 2015
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Low oil prices: Good or bad for Canada?

Angella MacEwen
Unless you've been hiding under a rock, you're probably well aware that the price of oil has fallen dramatically. What this means for Canada's economic output and labour markets is not yet clear.
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Nov 21, 2014
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31 ways to create good jobs in B.C.

Iglika Ivanova
What can be done to create meaningful, sustainable, family-supporting jobs in B.C. and Canada? Here's a list of 31 ideas.

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