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…

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.…

Saskatchewan’s unemployment rate rises slightly in July

The unemployment rate in Saskatchewan increased slightly in July as the province’s economy shed 2,200 jobs, Statistics Canada reported Friday. StatCan said the unemployment rate for the month was 5.4 per cent, up 0.3 percentage points from the previous month. READ MORE:…

London-St. Thomas jobless rate falls to 4.9% in June, participation rate now the worst in Canada

A week after Mayor Ed Holder declared a jobs crisis in the city, London‘s unemployment rate has dipped slightly. Stats Canada says the jobless rate fell to 4.9 per cent in June, it stood at 5 per cent in May.…