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December 17, 2018  

Amazon plans to open new distribution centre in Edmonton area; hire 600 workers

It will be the company’s 11th distribution facility in Canada.

News Electronics General
August 29, 2018  

Memory chip maker Micron announces US$3B expansion in Virginia

Investment expected to create 1,100 jobs.

News Manufacturing Economy General
September 8, 2017  

Labour posts ninth straight gain as jobless rate dips to 6.2%

August figures also show a long-awaited improvement in wage growth.

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August 4, 2017  

Canadian economy adds jobs for eighth consecutive month, though pace slows

Unemployment rate declined by 0.2 percentage points to 6.3%, its lowest level since October 2008.

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June 22, 2017  

Foxconn expects US investment agreement by August

Planned display panel factory could generate as many as 50,000 jobs.

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June 13, 2017  

Trump to tout apprenticeships as way to fill jobs gap

President accepts challenge from Salesforce.com’s CEO to create 5 million apprenticeships over five years.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
June 12, 2017  

Liberals seeking ways to change youth employment programs

Review will be designed to better target young Canadians who need the most help to get into the changing labour market.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
June 12, 2017  

Labour market crushes expectations with surprise surge of 77,000 full time jobs

Manufacturing sector adds 23,300 positions.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
May 24, 2017  

Growth council’s new tasks: unlock business spending, broaden job skills help

Plans include help for skills to address rapidly transforming workforce needs.

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April 19, 2017  

Workforce automation could intensify income inequality, Central Bank warns

More emphasis on education and skills training is necessary to help businesses adjust to a potentially difficult transition.

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April 7, 2017  

Canada’s labour markets pumps out 19,400 jobs in March

Manufacturing sector adds 24,400 positions, mostly in Ontario and Alberta.

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March 28, 2017  

Trump claims Ford has plans to invest in three Michigan auto plants

President has vowed to create jobs by deterring companies from outsourcing employment needs.

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March 20, 2017  

How robots could upend different professions

The federal budget will examine the potential of artificial intelligence to disrupt industries, politics, and societies.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
March 10, 2017  

Unemployment rate drops to lowest level in two years

Most job gains in February came from full-time work, offset by a decline in the number of people working part-time.

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February 10, 2017  

Part time work, private sector add 48,300 jobs in January

Increases helped drop the unemployment rate to 6.8% from 6.9%.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
February 10, 2017  

Trump, Trudeau to meet Feb. 13 after weeks of back and forth over agenda

PM commits to highlighting Canadian values, principles, and maintaining the close integration between Canada and the US.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General Operations Production
February 7, 2017  

Canada must rethink skills training as automation eliminates jobs

Up to 40% of existing Canadian jobs will disappear over the coming decade as technology automates their work.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
January 9, 2017  

Growth in part time work creates dark underside to rosy jobs numbers

60,400 full-time positions were created in 2016, less than half the number gained in each of the past two years.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
January 6, 2017  

Canada’s labour market rode wave of part time jobs in 2016

The number of full-time positions created (60,400) was so low it was statistically insignificant in the year-end review.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
January 3, 2017  

Finland commits to basic income for unemployed residents

Two thousand randomly picked citizens will receive $587 per month over the duration of the two-year trial.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
December 21, 2016  

Plans for middle class aimed at preventing anti-trade backlash, Trudeau says

PM acknowledges Canadians are not immune to anxiety fuelling anti-globalization, anti-trade, anti-immigration sentiment.

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December 7, 2016  

Tata Steel commits to UK steel plants, securing 8,000 jobs

Business was losing $1.4 million a day due to high costs and a glut of cheap Chinese steel in global markets.

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December 5, 2016  

Trump to inherit solid but uneven economy: report

Unemployment rate sank in November to 4.6%, a nine-year low.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas Business Operations General Operations Production Sustainability
December 1, 2016  

Hiring plans stall as 65% of oil and gas companies trim staff

15% expect some growth and about half predict stability, according to Hays Canada survey.

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November 28, 2016  

Alberta on track for $10.8 billion deficit

But the province adds 25,000 jobs in the last three months, manufacturing shipments increase.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
October 7, 2016  

Canada adds 67,200 jobs in September

Help from boost in part time, self employed work.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
September 27, 2016  

Clinton gets under Trump’s skin in first Presidential debate

White House hopefuls trade jabs on the economy, unreleased tax returns and private e-mail servers.

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September 14, 2016  

Tory leadership hopeful goes after IMF head for ‘left wing ideology’

Former cabinet minister Tony Clement said the Trudeau government’s “tax and spend” strategy that will not create jobs.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
September 12, 2016  

Job market bounces back in August after big drop

Economy created 26,200 net new jobs last month, compared with a loss of 31,200 in July.

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August 4, 2016  

Retirements will leave Asia-Pacific Gateway initiative short on workers

Nearly 110,000 jobs will open up across the province by 2025, study says.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
July 18, 2016  

Strong growth to eliminate Ontario deficit in 2017: Wynne

Higher exports and household spending are driving growth, which is expected to maintain momentum over the next two years.

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June 13, 2016  

Microsoft to buy LinkedIn for $26.2 billion

Deal brings together the world’s leading professional cloud with the world’s leading professional network.