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November 2004
Vol. 5, no. 11

Perspectives on Labour and Income

Employment trends in nursing
Wendy Pyper

Nurses make up the largest proportion of health workers in Canada. However, these days they are under increasing pressure. Their average age has increased, enrolment in nursing programs declined during the 1990s, and employment of lower-paid unregulated workers has increased. A look at employment trends between 1987 and 2003 for registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and nurse aides and orderlies.

2002 income: An overview
Ginette Gervais and Renée Béland

A brief look at family incomes in 2002 and changes since 1980.

New publication: The Canadian Labour Market at a Glance

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