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Today, we issued a report entitled Canada’s Labour Market Sputtered in 2013.

In our report, we examine the Canadian labour market in 2013 and highlight the considerable variation in labour market performance by demographic group, sector and region.

Key Findings for 2013:

  • Employment grew by 0.6%.
  • 95% of the net jobs created were in part-time positions.
  • All the net jobs created were in the services sector.
  • More than 86,000 net new jobs were created in professional, scientific and technical services.
  • Almost 70% of the net new jobs were concentrated in Alberta.
  • Men and women aged 55+ posted the largest increase in employment.

 

Access the report.

This is the latest instalment in the Economic Policy Series.

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