Fed may be signalling its resolve to keep raising rates.
Average hourly wage growth, closely watched by the Bank of Canada, remained strong last month at 3.6%.
Manufacturing employment was down by 18,000, virtually unchanged compared with a year ago.
Young people looking for a way out of dead-end employment represent the next generation of skilled workers.
Two thousand randomly picked citizens will receive $587 per month over the duration of the two-year trial.
Higher exports and household spending are driving growth, which is expected to maintain momentum over the next two years.
Still about two percentage points below the pre-crisis level (Q4, 2007).
Canada adds positions, drops unemployment rate.
Number of net full-time positions fell by 51,800 in February.
Demand for food and other services is up by about 30 per cent% from last year, the Salvation Army says.
Despite job shortages, there are some jobs people won’t do.
Jobless rate inches up to 7.1%.
Rate has jumped from 9.6% in May to 11% in July.
Why the department is putting off more and more of its debt-collection efforts into the future remains unclear.
Ontario and Quebec together lost nearly 52,000 young people between 2003-2012 to jobs in Western Canada.