Canada received a dose of new jobs last month, maintained sturdy wage growth and saw more people searching for work -- all seen as positives by experts who believe the path is clear for the central bank to raise interest rates next week.
The economy added 15,400 net new jobs last month and the unemployment rate edged down to 5.8 per cent -- but the gains were due to a surge in part-time work that offset a heavy decline in full-time positions.
There was a time when the whole neighbourhood surrounding an east-end Montreal bakery would smell like baking Oreos.
But that era comes to an end this month when snack-maker Mondelez International closes its Montreal factory for good.
It’s a great time to be looking for work as a receptionist, an accountant or a forklift operator in Canada. These are among the top 15 most in-demand jobs in 2018, according to staffing and human resources service company Randstad.
Canada's retail industry is warning that raising the duty-free allowance for cross-border shipments could lead to hundreds of thousands of job losses and cut billions of dollars from the Canadian economy.