Canada's employment rate actually ticked down from 62.0 per cent in July to 61.9 per cent in August.
Since February 2020, government employment has increased by 9.4 per cent compared to just 0.4 per cent for the private sector.
Women over 25 years old working full-time were hardest hit, with employment decreasing by 31,500 jobs.
A government that favours employment should encourage the labour market to work as efficiently as possible.
Workers aged 55 years and over hold one-fifth of the jobs in Canada.
GM will use the $6 billion it saves by shuttering plants to enter the driverless and electric car markets.
Compared to people in other provinces, Albertans are more likely to experience long spells of unemployment.
Between 2004 and 2014, Alberta created more than 350,000 jobs.
Cenovus recently announced it will cut production from some of its oilsand projects.
Without adequate access to pipelines—the cheaper and safer mode of transportation—there has been a shift to more crude-by-rail.