6 September 2013
Mixed reaction on better than expected employment numbers
Today’s report by Statistics Canada shows that the number of new jobs created was up by 59,000 in August – it’s almost three times more than many specialists predicted. To be precise, analysts gave a forecast of 20,000 jobs gain for the previous month.
As a result, in August we saw the unemployment rate falling by 0.1% from July’s numbers to 7.1%…