Almost half of May job losses in Canada were in Ontario

Almost half of the 68,000 jobs lost in Canada in May were in Ontario. According to Statistics Canada’s latest Labour Force Survey released Friday morning, Ontario lost nearly 32,000 jobs last month, bringing the province’s unemployment rate to 9.3 per cent. The new job losses represent a 0.3 per cent

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Pandemic job concerns could pose problem in long-term, Bank of Canada says

Jordan Press, The Canadian Press Published Monday, January 11, 2021 11:26AM EST Last Updated Monday, January 11, 2021 7:04PM EST OTTAWA – Consumers’ concerns about finding work during the pandemic could signal longer-term problems for the country’s labour market, the Bank of Canada says. The central bank’s quarterly survey on

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PM to tout interest-free loans for business as COVID-19 job losses mount

OTTAWA — While Canadian businesses wait for Parliament to approve a $73-billion wage subsidy program, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to highlight today another measure that will tide some companies over in the meantime. At his daily briefing on the deadly COVID-19 pandemic, Trudeau is expected to draw attention

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