Canada’s labour market rode wave of part time jobs in 2016
The number of full-time positions created (60,400) was so low it was statistically insignificant in the year-end review.
Canada adds 44,000 jobs in October
Gains fuelled almost entirely by part-time work.
Canadian job quality sinks to record low: CIBC
Low-paying jobs are becoming the norm and further interest rate cuts not likely the cure, the bank says.
Economy adds 21,600 jobs in November, unemployment unchanged at 6.9%
Employment in the manufacturing sector rose by 24,600, but factory jobs are still down 44,000 from a year ago.