Jobs; Unemployement; Labour-market

B.C. job situation shows slight improvement in January

February 6, 2015

British Columbia’s economy held steady for the first month of the year, with a few gains made in full-time work, according to Statistics Canada. The agency said 6,700 jobs were added in January, mostly full time positions in the manufacturing sector. The gains were offset by losses in part-time work, and mostly in transportation and warehousing. The unemployment rate rose, but only slightly, to 5.6 per cent from 5.5 per...

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