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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?

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General Operations
March 9, 2017  

US labour force would shrink without new immigrants: Pew Research

The number of US-born working-age adults with US-born parents will account for a smaller share of working-age population as Boomers retire.

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.

News Government Manufacturing General
June 27, 2016  

Ontario considers mandatory work experience programs for all students

Panel recommends partnerships between educators and employers must bridge the gap skills needs and workforce offerings.

News Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
June 6, 2016  

Entrepreneurs expect to grow workforce this year

Disruption, innovation key to growth, survey says.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General Production
February 17, 2016  

Air Canada to purchase up to 75 Bombardier CS300s

But the Montreal aerospace company has also announced workforce cuts affecting 7,000 positions over two years.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas Economy General Operations Production
April 16, 2015  

Oil dependent NL lacks competitive edge, study says

Aging workforce among most profound challenges, Conference Board said.

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.

News Construction Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
November 6, 2014  

SNC Lavalin to cut 4,000 jobs

Job cuts are part of its ongoing efforts to get out of underperforming business segments, company says.

News Electronics Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
October 17, 2014  

Chipmaker AMD cutting 7% of global workforce

Says job cuts are an effort to improve its profitability.

News Manufacturing General
June 25, 2014  

Businesses feel impact of skills gap

Survey reports productivity losses, low morale and lost revenue.

News Construction Manufacturing Business Operations
December 10, 2013  

Fair hiring climate for manufacturers in Q1 of 2014

Manpower survey says hiring intentions overall are stable

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Technology
June 26, 2013  

The maturing of Canada’s workforce

There are now more workers in retail, health care and social assistance than in manufacturing.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations
June 25, 2013  

National household survey to focus on workforce

Statscan’s census replacement to expose Canada’s competitiveness.

News Aerospace Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Technology
April 23, 2013  

Three EU aerospace firms to set up in Montreal

They like the trained workforce; moves will create nearly 200 jobs.

News Automotive Manufacturing Oil & Gas Business Operations Operations Production Sustainability
January 7, 2013  

Stricter, more complex EI changes now in effect

EI claimants will now have to prove they’re actively job searching to keep their benefits.

News Automotive Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Technology
December 10, 2012  

GM’s Opel to end car production at German plant in 2016

Warehouse to continue operating and Bochum factory may make components

News Business Operations Operations
November 2, 2012  

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.

News Manufacturing Business Operations
September 11, 2012  

Q4 jobs outlook for manufacturers ‘respectable:’ Manpower

Mild to favourable conditions but down from last year.

News Manufacturing Business Operations
June 12, 2012  

Hiring favourable for manufacturing in Q3: Manpower

But one of the most subdued forecasts in two years.