With recruiting growing in the private sector, especially for full-time employment, the job market in Canada is looking promising, said Statistics Canada. According to its figures, the national unemployment rate fell to 6.3 percent in July 2017, which is the lowest rate witnessed since October 2008, before the world was affected by the 2008 global recession.
Canadian Immigrant said that 353,500 jobs were created in the last one year, implying that employment grew by 2.1 percent. In July 2017 alone, 35,100 full-time jobs were created.
Statistics Canada’s Labour Force Survey of July 2017 saw an increase in employment in wholesale and retail trade, where an upward trend was witnessed since late 2016.
The number of people employed in manufacturing increased by 14,000 in July this year, with most of it being seen in the province of Quebec.
Overall, manufacturing jobs rose by more than three percent compared to 2016, as 53,000 jobs were created.
Jobs rose 8,400 in July 2017 in transportation and warehousing, mainly in Ontario.
On the other hand, information technology sector also saw a job rise in Canada and particularly in British Columbia. Randstad Canada stated that development and data analysis were the hottest jobs in in IT sector
According to Josh Bueckert, spokesperson for Employment and Social Development Canada, in the next few years, Canadian economy will be focused in occupation such as business, finance, social sciences, health and administration.
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