Factories will need to fill 2 million jobs over the next decade, but many workers are facing an in-demand skills deficit.
Auto parts manufacturer has promised to create 1,200 jobs at its Guelph, Ont. plant over the next 10 years.
Automaker is also increasing it’s annual spending on Canadian-made auto parts by $200 million.
The trains will be built at Bombardier’s Litchurch Lane facility in Derby, retaining up to 760 UK manufacturing jobs.
Employment in the manufacturing sector rose by 24,600, but factory jobs are still down 44,000 from a year ago.
The unemployment rate stayed at its lowest level since before the 2008-09 recession, doing so without a drop in the labour force.
Tom Mulcair says new union will solidify the Canadian labour movement at a time when middle-class jobs are under attack.