Despite the improvement, manufacturers will likely continue to struggle.
Improvement in the jobless rate, positive population growth, upbeat trends in Alberta’s stalled retail sales and housing sectors.
No details regarding the impact on its Canadian workforce, but all North America restructuring to be wrapped up by June.
The transition will cost $170 million and save 300 of the 2,600 union jobs.
There were 477,000 job openings in manufacturing companies in February, up from 436,000 a year earlier.
Pressed the US president to put action behind his words on GM plant closings.
Hawkesbury has the largest share of workers at high risk of being affected by technology.
Labour market shrank quickly in 2015 and 2016 and remained relatively flat through 2017 and 2018.
Now it says an agreement to avoid criminal prosecution would be the best way to protect nearly 9,000 jobs.
Increase outpaces US job creation, figures show an increase of just 20,000 new positions.
The investment would roughly double FCA’s hourly workforce in the city.
Last November, the plane-and-train-maker announced about 5,000 layoffs.
US economy still healthy; workers enjoy job security.
Plan is to reach out to the GM employees in Oshawa who will be out of work, 250 positions at Algoma Steel.
Reductions would be achieved as far as possible through voluntary departures.