Employment Structure in Rural and Small Town Canada: An Overview - ARCHIVED

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The rural industrial picture is quickly changing in Canada. As in most western nations, primary industries in Canada are losing jobs while the service sector is employing more people every year. National, provincial and local decision-makers need an understanding of the mix and the trends of employment among the industrial sectors in rural areas to create policies and strategies that best meet the needs of rural areas. The purpose of this bulletin is to provide an overview of the structure of employment among industrial sectors in rural Canada in the 1980s and the 1990s.

Issue Number: 2000006
Volume: 2
Author(s): Beshiri, Roland
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PDFMarch 21, 2001