Alberta jobs continue slide
Canada adds positions, drops unemployment rate.
Jobless rate in Calgary surpasses Windsor, Ont.
Figures highlight a major “regional and industrial turnabout” over the past 18 months, economist says.
Unemployment rate rises to 7.3% for first time in three years
Number of net full-time positions fell by 51,800 in February.
Alberta’s economic downturn puts pressure on groups helping those in need
Demand for food and other services is up by about 30 per cent% from last year, the Salvation Army says.
French president declares economic emergency
France unveils $2.2 billion plan to revive hiring and catch up with the global economy.
Ontario gains 35,000 jobs in December
Lowers unemployment rate to 6.7%.
Canada’s unemployment rate at 6.8% for sixth month, 6,600 jobs added
More part-time workers and self employed; fewer people with full-time positions.
Canada gains 58,900 jobs in May: Statscan
Private sector work surges; manufacturing rises for second consecutive month, gains 21,500 positions.
US job openings fall, hiring rises: report
Strong dollar slows manufacturing, which has increased layoffs in the sector.
Unemployment rate rises to 6.8% in February
Alberta’s natural resources sector alone shed 7,000 positions, StatsCan said.
StatsCan revises December unemployment rate to 6.7%
Federal agency also reduces the estimated number of jobs gained last year to 121,300, down from 185,700.
Canada adds 43,100 jobs in October, unemployment rate falls to 6.5%
Manufacturing adds 33,200 more jobs over September, industry up 2% compared to the same month last year.
Finance minister rejects C.D. Howe report calling for spending to create jobs
Report argues keeping the deficit at 0.5% of GDP for three years to create the equivalent of 75,000 jobs.
Stronger growth forecast for US economy in 2014
US unemployment rate is on track to decline to 6.5% by 2015, and job gains will be spread across most economic sectors.
Opposition: Jobs numbers prove Tory economic policies are failing
StatsCan says the economy lost 45,900 jobs in December as the unemployment rate rose to 7.2%.
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.
Unemployment rate holds steady at 6.9%, economy adds 13,200 workers
The unemployment rate stayed at its lowest level since before the 2008-09 recession, doing so without a drop in the labour force.
Canada adds 12,500 jobs in April, unemployment rate steady at 7.2%
The biggest gains came in the factory sector, which saw a pick-up of 21,000 workers.
US shrugs off Sandy, adds 146,000 jobs
Unemployment dips to 7.7%, the US economy’s lowest jobless rate in four years.
US adds 171,000 jobs in October, unemployment ticks up to 7.9%
The US economy has created an average of 173,000 jobs a month since July, up from 67,000 a month from April through June.