Doug Ford’s government and NDP opposition battle over Ontario’s job numbers

The Ontario government and the NDP opposition are battling over jobs numbers in the province, with each side releasing information Friday to support its own narrative. Vic Fedeli, minister of economic development, job creation and trade, said since the PC…

London-St. Thomas unemployment rate falls to 6.2% in October as 4,600 jobs added

London added 4,600 jobs in October as the city’s unemployment rate fell to 6.2 per cent in October. It’s the first decline reported by Statistics Canada in three months. The second half of 2019 has seen the jobless rate on…

Global News Morning Market and Business Report – October 30, 2019

October 30 2019 1:16pm Robert Tetrault from Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management tells us how the markets are doing and provides an outlook on where interest rates are heading. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id]…

Unemployed Calgary geophysicists look for new ways to use skills

What used to be a high-paying, bulletproof career is now one that has many people laid off and looking for work. Like others in Alberta’s oil and gas sector, geophysicists are now left to reimagine new career paths. Carolyn Kury…

‘It’s kind of heartbreaking’: Unemployed Calgary geophysicists look for new ways to use skills

Back in 2013, everything was looking up for Keegan Valerio. He had just started his geophysics degree at the University of Calgary, and getting a six-figure job in the oil patch seemed like a slam dunk. “Geophysics stood out to…

Riding Rant: Oshawa

October 16 2019 3:31pm From Climate change to housing, voters in the riding of Oshawa share a range of concerns they’d like addressed by the next government. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] !=…

Most voters feel living in Canada is less affordable now than before last election

The cost of living is a key issue for Canadians to determine who will form the next government. According to an Ipsos poll done for Global News, 68 per cent of people say they aren’t able to get ahead financially.…