More jobs than workers in service industry right now as Saskatchewan lifts COVID-19 restrictions

in Jul 12, 2021

As COVID-19 public health restrictions lift in Saskatchewan people are slowly venturing out and looking for a sense of normalcy, but some places may be short-staffed as restaurants struggle to hire. It’s all hands on deck on the patio at O’Shea’s Irish Pub in Saskatoon, which recently hired a number of positions ahead of[…]

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Hiring intentions hit all-time high as pandemic restrictions ease: Bank of Canada  – National

in Jul 05, 2021

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted July 5, 2021 11:18 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ New data from the Bank of Canada show hiring intentions among businesses have hit an all-time high and workers’ confidence[…]

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What does reopening mean for small businesses? Financial expert breaks it down – National

What does reopening mean for small businesses? Financial expert breaks it down – National

in Feb 10, 2021

On Monday, Ontario Premier Doug Ford announced his plans to gradually reopen, as the province is no longer in a state of emergency.  This news comes as a relief to small-business owners who can begin to reopen their doors to customers.  The stay-at-home order will remain in effect in Toronto, York Region and Peel[…]

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Manitoba’s level red COVID-19 restrictions reflected in latest employment numbers – Winnipeg

Manitoba’s level red COVID-19 restrictions reflected in latest employment numbers – Winnipeg

in Jan 08, 2021

The latest look at Manitoba’s job numbers since the province entered lockdown to quell the COVID-19 crisis shows considerable losses, mainly in the services-producing sector. According to new data from Statistics Canada, the province lost around 6,600 jobs between November and December — a one per cent drop. About two-thirds of those were full-time[…]

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