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Six unemployed people for every job vacancy in Canada

Ottawa – Statistics Canada today said Canadian businesses reported 234,000 job vacancies in August 2014, relatively unchanged compared with August 2013. There were 6.0 unemployed people for every job vacancy, little changed from 12 months...


Human Resources

November 18, 2014
By MRO Magazine
MRO Magazine

Ottawa – Statistics Canada today said Canadian businesses reported 234,000 job vacancies in August 2014, relatively unchanged compared with August 2013. There were 6.0 unemployed people for every job vacancy, little changed from 12 months earlier.

The national job vacancy rate was 1.5% in August, the same as the rate observed a year earlier.


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1 Comment » for Six unemployed people for every job vacancy in Canada
  1. marcel says:

    The 6 unemployed for every job is not fair to working canadians.
    Out of 6, 3 are on welfare and don’t want to work.
    1 1/2 are waiting to get a good paying job.
    Balance are looking for work but not qualify.

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