News Government Manufacturing Economy
January 7, 2022  

US jobless rate sinks to 3.9% as many more people find jobs

WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. employers added a modest 199,000

News Energy Oil & Gas General Operations
October 28, 2020  

Cenovus targets up to 25% workforce reductions with Husky takeover

8,600 employees and contractors currently working at the two companies.

News Manufacturing General
July 16, 2020  

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.

News Manufacturing General
October 25, 2019  

Hexo cuts 200 jobs looking to profitability, ‘long term viability’

Withdraws 2020 outlook, citing slower pot store rollouts and early signs of pricing pressure.

News Manufacturing Economy General
October 21, 2019  

Skills shortage hampers manufacturers’ competitiveness: CME

Survey shows 85% of companies from across Canada are having trouble filling job vacancies.

Insight Manufacturing General
September 23, 2019  

New approaches needed 
for workforce development

The use of new digital technlogies is reshaping the way education and training is being delivered.

News Manufacturing General
July 16, 2019  

Quebec provides $23.4M for AI workforce training

SCALE AI will deliver the programs to more than 25,000 by 2023.

News Energy Manufacturing General
April 11, 2019  

Keeping Canada’s power on will require 20,000 new workers by 2022

Demand for new workers is complicated by the fact many of the jobs require substantial training.

News Manufacturing General
September 11, 2018  

Hiring plans for Q4 cautious, but optimistic: ManpowerGroup

Employment Outlook Survey shows job prospects in manufacturing improving.

Insight Manufacturing Economy General
September 9, 2018  

Learning to adapt to the growing gig economy

A changing labour market is creating opportunity, pressuring business and government to adapt.

News Economy General
March 27, 2018  

G7 labour ministers look to set plan for tech disruption in workforce

Will create an employment task force that will undertake research and craft recommendations on priority areas.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
March 7, 2018  

Morneau says Canada must do better on gender gaps in pay and participation

OECD rating has Canada at eighth of 29 countries for female workforce participation, 15th for equal pay for equal work.

Insight Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
January 10, 2018  

Who’s the bully when it comes to minimum wage hikes?

Government generally has little or no understanding of how small businesses operate.

Insight Manufacturing General
August 14, 2017  

Automation: resistance is futile, our workforces must adapt

Nearly 50% of the Canadian labour force is at high risk within the next two decades, so how should we prepare?

Feature Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
February 23, 2017  

Your workforce is aging: what you need to know about adapting

As manufacturing workforces age, employers will face a number of issues that will have to be addressed.

Feature Manufacturing General Operations
February 18, 2015  

Think Lean: Broaden your hiring options

The labour shortage is real and likely to worsen in the immediate future, so think about hiring differently and then act.