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News Electronics General
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.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
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.

News Electronics Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
June 22, 2017  

Foxconn expects US investment agreement by August

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

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General Operations Production
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.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production Technology
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.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General Operations Production
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.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
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.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
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.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General Operations Production
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%.