canadian labour market

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Higher taxes, rapid debt accumulation and soaring electricity costs have made Ontario less attractive for investment.


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Prime Minister Trudeau earmarked millions of dollars for job-creation efforts.


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Bill C-4 will end the requirement of a secret ballot vote for establishing unions and do away with federal financial disclosure rules for unions.


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With Canada’s current unemployment rate of 7.1 per cent, there’s more slack in the Canadian labour market than in the U.S.


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Recent skills shortages in Western Canada, and a curtailment of the use of temporary foreign workers, make a single national labour market even more important.


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 The stagnating growth of U.S. merchandise imports from Canada is cause for concern.


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The BC Federation of Labour is out in full force with its latest campaign to increase the provincial minimum wage to $15 from the current $10.25 per hour.