job market

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May 11, 2016
Image: Flickr/Premier of Ontario Photography

Ontario job market remains on pause

Sheila Block
Employment in Canada hit the pause button in April, with job losses in Alberta offset by gains in British Columbia, Newfoundland and Labrador and New Brunswick.
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Feb 16, 2015
Image: Stephen L Harlow/flickr

Rethinking social protections in the age of contractors

Iglika Ivanova
Our current approach to providing social protections was designed around the old permanent employee model and does not fit the new job market reality. It's time for our social policy models to change.
Blog
Dec 8, 2014

A tough month for job seekers in Ontario

Kaylie Tiessen
After a gain of 37,000 jobs in October, Ontario posted a loss of 33,900 jobs in November. Unfortunately, 80 per cent of those losses were in full-time work.
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Apr 10, 2014
Photo: Trevor Coultart/flickr

Why the job market still looks pink and blue

Kate McInturff
Over the past 20 years more women have gone to university and more women have entered the paid workforce. So why does the job market still look pink and blue?
Blog
Sep 24, 2013

Unemployment is higher than you think

Angella MacEwen
Every month, Statistics Canada comes out with the unemployment rate. But the unemployment rate provides quite limited information about the actual health of the labour market.

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