EMPLOYMENT NUMBERS – CANADA AND THE U.S.
Employment numbers were released for December, 2015 in Canada and the U.S. Here are some updates:
- In Canada, employment was up by 23,000 (+ .1%) and the unemployment rate was 7.1%.
- In Ontario, employment was up by 35,000 jobs and the unemployment rate is now 6.7%
- In the U.S., employers added 292,000 jobs finishing out a strong year; the unemployment rate remained at 5%.
For a detailed view of the Canadian Labour Market release please visit: