job growth

Dec 8, 2014

A tough month for job seekers in Ontario

Kaylie Tiessen
After a gain of 37,000 jobs in October, Ontario posted a loss of 33,900 jobs in November. Unfortunately, 80 per cent of those losses were in full-time work.
Sep 17, 2014
Photo: Chris Blakeley/flickr

Why the Liberals' EI plan doesn't add up

Angella MacEwen
The Liberal Party entered the EI debate by suggesting a one-year EI premium holiday for employers who hire new workers, a plan which rests on some pretty terrible math.
Jul 14, 2014

Dismal job numbers for June

Angella MacEwen
Statistics Canada's release of job numbers for June look truly dismal. Year-over-year, employment rose by only 72,000. That's the lowest year-over-year increase since February 2010.
Oct 15, 2013
Job variations in Québec, 2013. Source: Institut de la statistique du Québec

Quebec's economic plan: Putting jobs first?

Philippe Hurteau
The Quebec government recently issued its new economic policy. The premier and her finance minister have realized that the long-awaited acceleration of economic growth still has not arrived.


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