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Employment in Canada increased by 101,600 jobs, including 6,100 jobs in manufacturing, from April to May according to the May ADP Canada National Employment Report.

May 2021 report highlights

– Goods Producing:

  • Manufacturing     6,100
  • Construction     22,900
  • Natural Resources and Mining     -3,300

– Service Providing:

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  • Trade/Transportation and Utilities     -5,500
  • Information     -3,400
  • Finance/Real Estate     1,800
  • Professional/Business Services     33,500
    – Professional/Technical     9,900
    – Management of Companies     600
    – Administrative and Support     23,000
  • Education & Health Care     34,400
    – Educational Services     23,400
    – Health Care     11,000
  • Leisure and Hospitality     22,100
  • Other Services2     -6,900

“May reported an increase in jobs, marking four straight months of job growth,” said Nela Richardson, Chief Economist, ADP. “Professional and business services; construction; and leisure and hospitality indicated strong employment gains; while trade, transportation and utilities; information and natural resources and mining saw layoffs.”

 

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