Amazon plans to open new distribution centre in Edmonton area; hire 600 workers
It will be the company’s 11th distribution facility in Canada.
Memory chip maker Micron announces US$3B expansion in Virginia
Investment expected to create 1,100 jobs.
Labour posts ninth straight gain as jobless rate dips to 6.2%
August figures also show a long-awaited improvement in wage growth.
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.
Foxconn expects US investment agreement by August
Planned display panel factory could generate as many as 50,000 jobs.
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.
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.
Labour market crushes expectations with surprise surge of 77,000 full time jobs
Manufacturing sector adds 23,300 positions.
Growth council’s new tasks: unlock business spending, broaden job skills help
Plans include help for skills to address rapidly transforming workforce needs.
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.
Canada’s labour markets pumps out 19,400 jobs in March
Manufacturing sector adds 24,400 positions, mostly in Ontario and Alberta.
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.
How robots could upend different professions
The federal budget will examine the potential of artificial intelligence to disrupt industries, politics, and societies.
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.
Part time work, private sector add 48,300 jobs in January
Increases helped drop the unemployment rate to 6.8% from 6.9%.