Job market

Despite gains, Canadian job market weaker than it looks

Almost all the gains were in the historically volatile education sector, economist explains

By Nojoud Al Mallees, The Canadian Press |October 6, 2023

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U.S. employers add a surprising 336,000 jobs in September

This sustained strength makes it likelier that the Federal Reserve will raise its key rate again before year's end

By Christopher Rugaber, The Associated Press |October 6, 2023

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Employment insurance ranks rise: StatsCan

Number of workers collecting jobless benefits jumped 6% in July

By James Langton |September 21, 2023

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U.S. applications for jobless benefits fall to lowest level in nearly 8 months

Labour market continues to show strength in the face of elevated interest rates

By Matt Ott, The Associated Press |September 21, 2023

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