labour force

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Jun 22, 2015
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Canadian wages: Up, down or sideways?

Angella MacEwen
How we measure wages will affect views of Stephen Harper's economic performance going into the federal election. Angella MacEwen breaks down the ways that we measure income, and what that means.
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Nov 18, 2014
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Hundreds gather to demand universal childcare system

Susan Prentice
Molly McCracken
As Canada looks towards its future, we all need to reflect on where our priorities are so that future generations of parents do not struggle to find and pay for childcare and education.
Blog
Sep 8, 2014

Canada's job numbers: Ontario is driving the trends

Kaylie Tiessen
While taking a look at the Canada-wide numbers is important to understanding the economic health of the country, zoning in on the provincial and regional levels can be very informative.
Blog
May 12, 2014
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Ontario job situation still in need of a helping hand

Kaylie Tiessen
Though the Labour Force Survey could be better, it does tell us something valuable about Ontario's labour market this month: the province's job situation is still in need of a helping hand.
Blog
Jul 19, 2013

EI benefits falling faster than unemployment

Erin Weir
Statistics Canada reported this week that 12,290 fewer Canadians received Employment Insurance (EI) benefits in May compared to April. EI benefits are shrinking far faster than unemployment.
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