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New restrictions in the face of a second COVID-19 are putting pressure on Canada's economy.
Economists are warning that December could be an ugly month for jobs in Canada.
Women got hit harder in the layoffs, and now they're being rehired more slowly.
Statistics Canada's data for March captures only a part of the economic damage from COVID-19.
The new Canada Emergency Response Benefit will leave people better off than Employment Insurance, a new analysis says.
The jump in the jobless rate is the largest the country has seen since 2009.
The country added another 54,000 jobs in September, but private-sector employment is falling.
On the bright side, wages are growing at the fastest pace in 10 years.
The unemployment rate in Quebec and among young workers is the lowest in data going back to 1976.
Quebec and Alberta led the way in a surprisingly strong month for job creation.
CIBC's chief economist called it "a mysterious mix of good and bad."
This is seriously as good as it gets.
The country added a stunning 80,000 jobs at a time when the economy was supposed to be slowing.
The vast majority of the new jobs were in part-time work, although the number of full-time positions also rose.
Canada's unemployment rate dropped to its lowest level in nine years in April, Statistics Canada reported Friday, but that
Canada added 19,000 net new jobs in March, Statistics Canada reported -- but all the job growth was concentrated among men
Canada added 67,000 part-time jobs in October, and lost 23,000 full-time ones.
But Ontario, B.C. take a breather.
After months of little movement, Canada's job market took a dive in July.
All provinces will create jobs next year, TD predicts.