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Federal government’s number spinning misrepresents job growth realities

Canada's employment rate actually ticked down from 62.0 per cent in July to 61.9 per cent in August.


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AI unlikely to trigger an employment apocalypse

Research finds that AI will increase labour productivity and boost global economic output by 5 to 7 per cent.


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Employment levels during COVID—some provinces fared better than others

B.C., Nova Scotia and Alberta experienced the strongest employment rebounds during the pandemic.


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Job growth in private sector remains weak despite rosy headlines

Since February 2020, government employment has increased by 9.4 per cent compared to just 0.4 per cent for the private sector.


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Canada’s aging population contributing to job vacancy crunch

Despite a robust recovery in employment for working-age Canadians, the overall employment rate remains below pre-pandemic levels.