6 September 2013
30 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%…