Canada’s economic system added 378,000 new jobs in September, Statistics Canada says, pushing the jobless price all the way down to 9 per cent.
September’s job positive aspects imply that the job market is now inside 720,000 positions of the place it was in February, earlier than the arrival of COVID-19 in Canada.
March and April noticed a cumulative file of three million jobs misplaced, earlier than the numbers began to bounce again in June. Every month from then on has been barely decrease than the earlier, till final month, the place hiring appears to have picked up once more.
A lot of the new jobs had been full-time work. Solely about 44,000 of them had been part-time.
About one-quarter of Canadians are nonetheless working from dwelling.
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