The labour market in 2008 - ARCHIVED

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Following six years of strong employment growth, 2008 started well as Canada's employment rate hit a new high and the unemployment rate sank to a 33-year low. In the last quarter of the year, however, job losses in cyclically sensitive industries such as manufacturing, natural resources and construction led to a drop in overall employment.

Issue Number: 2009102
Author(s): Usalcas, Jeannine
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