Canadians young and old left behind in pandemic jobs recovery – National

in Mar 23, 2022

The latest jobs numbers from Statistics Canada showed the country passed a significant milestone in February: the unemployment rate had dropped back to lows not seen since the COVID-19 pandemic knocked the labour force down to size two years ago. But while Canadian employment appears to have recovered to pre-pandemic levels overall, today’s labour force[…]

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Employers revamp hiring plans to meet talent crunch, demand for hybrid work

in Mar 11, 2022

Employers are realizing they need to be more flexible to win what experts call the “war for talent,” as job seekers maintain the upper hand in Canada’s tight labour market heading into the third year of the COVID-19 pandemic. The latest jobs numbers from Statistics Canada released Friday show a frenzy of activity in Canada’s[…]

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Sask. unemployment rate drops again in May, inches towards pre-pandemic level

in Jun 05, 2021

Saskatchewan’s unemployment rate dropped to 6.3 per cent in May, the lowest in the country, according to Statistics Canada’s latest Labour Force Survey. “It really is a testament to the degrees of compliance we’ve seen not only from individuals but also from the business community,” said Career Training Minister Jeremy Harrison on Friday. “Businesses[…]

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New job numbers show Saskatchewan employment on the rise: Statistics Canada

New job numbers show Saskatchewan employment on the rise: Statistics Canada

in Aug 07, 2020

Saskatchewan employment is on the rise as the province continues to navigate the coronavirus pandemic. Statistics Canada released its Labour Force Survey data Friday, showing 13,000 more people were working in July compared to June. In total, 551,100 people were working in Saskatchewan in July. “We’re certainly moving in the right direction. We have[…]

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