Canadian Employment Data Is “Odd,” and Curiously Doesn’t Match Reality: BMO

One of Canada’s top economists found the latest employment numbers “odd.” BMO chief economist Douglas Porter’s latest research note looked at employment data. Statistics Canada (Stat Can) data shows April payrolls rising, but employment falling. The agency attributed these conflicting trends to a lag in payroll, which they say is typical. Porter pulled the receipts […]

Majority of Canada’s Pandemic Job Losses Were People Without University Degrees

Canada’s job losses varied by educational attainment according to Statistics Canada (Stat Can) data in December 2020. The stats show those with the least amount of education, exited the workforce in the greatest number. The number of people employed with university degrees, actually climbed during the period. Canadian Jobs Are Down Significantly Since The Pandemic  […]

Canada’s Largest Real Estate Markets Are Still Far From Seeing Employment Recover

Canada’s largest real estate markets aren’t even close to seeing employment recover. Statistics Canada (Stat Can) data shows the number of employed people in the country slipped in December. The largest real estate markets moved in various directions last month. However, all have significantly fewer jobs than they did last year. Canadian Employment Slipped Lower […]