MRO Magazine

labour market

  • Canada posts job losses in May, but wages increased

    June 8, 2018 by The Canadian Press

    Ottawa – Canada’s economy unexpectedly lost jobs for the second month in a row in May, but wages posted their fastest year-over-year increase in nine years, Statistics Canada said Friday. The economy lost 7,500 jobs in May as a drop

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    Growth is strong in the west, Conference Board of Canada

    February 28, 2018 by MRO Magazine

    Ottawa – British Columbia and Alberta will still be performing well this year and will be joined by Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland and Labrador for the strongest economic growth this year, according to The Conference Board of Canada’s Provincial

  • Labour market sees ninth straight monthly gain as jobless rate dips

    September 8, 2017 by The Canadian Press

    Ottawa – Canada’s labour market posted its ninth-straight month of job gains in August to give the economy its longest monthly growth streak since before the financial crisis nine years ago. Statistics Canada says last month’s increase of 22,200 jobs

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    Consumer Confidence Index retreats in October

    November 4, 2016 by Rehana Begg

    New York – The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index, which had increased in September, declined in October. The Index now stands at 98.6 (1985=100), down from 103.5 in September. The Present Situation Index decreased from 127.9 to 120.6, while the