Canadian Employment Falls to Lowest Level Since August

February 5, 2021

Extended Lockdowns Batter Jobs Market This morning, Statistics Canada released the January 2021 Labour Force Survey showing the negative economic impact of extended lockdowns in Ontario and Quebec. The closing of all in-person dining, nonessential retail, recreational facilities and personal care services in these provinces and Alberta and Manitoba took its toll on the labour markets. Employment fell by 212,800 (-1.2%) […]

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