Swenco to produce COVID-19-related PPE
Swenco Ltd. received a FedDev Ontario repayable contribution of over…
BOSK Bioproducts receives grant for clean tech project
The Governments of Canada and Quebec are granting a total of over $1…
GreenFirst to acquire forest and paper products assets in Ontario and Québec
GreenFirst Forest Products Inc. entered a binding asset purchase…
GM produces 10 million face masks for Government of Canada
General Motors Canada produced 10 million face masks at…
Ontario invests in local manufacturing disinfectant
The Ontario government is investing nearly $850,000 in Dimachem…
Government of Canada funds a Côte-de-Beaupré business
The Government of Canada announces $100,000 in support for Unico Revêtement Métallique, a Côte-de-Beaupré…
Neo Lithium appoints director
Neo Lithium Corp. appointed Tang Honghui as an independent Director…
US loses 140,000 jobs
First monthly loss since spring
Economists expect the December jobs report to show a loss of jobs to end 2020
Statistics Canada is expected to release its snapshot of…
Feds invest $100M to spur job creation in Alberta and fight climate change
Programs will support industry, farmers, Indigenous people, researchers, small businesses and families to reduce emissions.
Liberals’ supercluster program short on promised jobs, economic growth
Program contributes $918 million over five years to bring business, academic institutions and other non-profits together.
Suncor Energy will cut 10% to 15% of its workforce over next 18 months
Cuts are to be made across the entire organization; will also affect Suncor’s contracted workers.
Shell plan to cut up to 9,000 jobs could result in 100s in Canada
Between 294 and 378 fewer jobs is the energy company’s cuts are proportionate.
Statistics Canada says country gained 419,000 jobs in July
The national unemployment rate was 10.9% in July, down from the 12.3% recorded in June
IBM launches digital platform to help Canadian job seekers and business owners get back to work
Canada added nearly one million jobs in June, but there are still close to two million fewer jobs than there were pre-COVID
Canada’s liquefied natural gas industry expected to create new job opportunities: experts
The report analyzes the economic impact the LNG industry would have across the country
Schooling plans uncertainty has working moms mulling workforce exit
Anything short of complete school reopening presents a crucial challenge for women in the workforce and their families.
Economy adds 953,000 jobs in June, unemployment rate falls
Unemployment rate fell to 12.3% in June after hitting a record-high of 13.7% in May.
Canadian unemployment rate to peak at 11% in Q2: OECD
Jobs should return as lockdowns end, but an unemployment rate of 7.7% by the end of 2021.
Building Back Better Canada Plan can create, maintain 6.3M jobs: report
The report argues it is essential that the federal government set the right policy framework to drive the transition to net-zero emissions
Canadian youth the most impacted by pandemic lockdown: poll
They’re worried their jobs could disappear and feel their emotional and mental health has been affected more than others.
Pandemic hammers job market, but there are opportunities: analysts
Shipping, logistics, supply chain manufacturing still operating and still expect to be operational.
1,011,000 jobs lost in March, unemployment rate up to 7.8%
2.2% increase in the national rate the worst single-month change over the last 40-plus years.
Trump’s economy: Solid and steady but over-hyped and vulnerable
Economists warn the US expansion, now in its record-long 11th year, faces an array of threats.
Toyota shifting pickup production to Mexico, no US jobs lost
To make up for the lost work, the San Antonio plant will build the Sequoia large SUV.
Job losses in manufacturing impact employment rates, wages
Statistics Canada study (2000 to 2015) offers some insight for men, but women require more research.
J.D. Irving forecasts 6,800 hires in Canada, US over three years
Reflects anticipated retirements, business growth and normal workforce turnover.
Manufacturing jobs and the future
They have grown more rapidly in Canada and the US than the workforce as a whole.
Job prospects modest as employers forecast conservative hiring pace: Manpower
…but strongest labour market for manufacturing in 14 years is expected during the next three months.
BC forest industry facing uncertain future as mills close across province
Layoffs, shutdowns are causing economic and social pain as thousands of workers, their families and communities face uncertain futures.
German automaker Audi to cut 9,500 jobs by 2025
Audi currently employs some 90,000 people around the world.
Cash for coal workers part of Saskatchewan’s fall agenda
Government expects about 1,300 workers will be affected by the shutdown of coal plants by 2030.