Between 2005 and 2015, the manufacturing sector’s share of employment in Ontario fell from 16.7 per cent to 10.7 per cent.
Other regions created new jobs on net, but those were almost entirely offset by other regions shedding jobs.
The thrust of a lot of policy these days is to keep people working.
Job-creation in London, Greater Sudbury and Thunder Bay was negative.
The Atlantic provinces comprise four of the five lowest ranked Canadian and U.S. jurisdictions.
Canada’s average annual total job-growth rate was less than half the U.S. rate.
Twenty Canadian studies find that minimum wage hikes reduce employment opportunities for young workers.
Statistics Canada looked at the impact of aging on labour market participation rates.