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Does remote work make it easier to hire disabled workers?

Interview with Laurence Marin, Executive Director of Regroupement des organismes spécialisés pour l’emploi des personnes handicapées (ROSEPH) [Group of specialized organizations for the employment of people with disabilities]. Remote work is a benefit for certain disabled people The pandemic revolutionized the world of employment. Remote work is now the norm for a large number of […]


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A review of hirings and dismissals in Canada – May 2022

Employment stabilizes The employment rate remained at 61.9% in April After two consecutive months of increases, the employment rate has changed little and stabilized in Canada, according to data from Statistics Canada’s most recent Labor Force Survey. Job gains in professional, scientific and technical services and in public administration were offset by declines in construction […]


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A review of hirings and dismissals – April 2022: The employment rate still on the rise

The employment rate continues to grow in Canada, according to data from Statistics Canada’s latest Labor Force Survey (LFS). Employment increased by 73,000 in March, an increase of 0.4 percentage points from February. This increase can be explained in particular by the fact that the Canadian provinces have continued to relax health measures related to […]


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Has the pandemic put an end to the “9 to 5”?

The COVID-19 pandemic and the rapid change to remote work has turned office life upside down. Many workers have taken advantage of flexibility, which gives them a better personal and work life balance. So it seems that the health crisis has shaken the traditional “9 to 5”. “The 9 to 5, as we know it, […]


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Report on hirings and layoffs – March 2022: employment on the rise again

The employment rate is on the rise again in Canada, according to data from the most recent Labor Force Survey (LFS) from Statistics Canada. After a decline attributable to the fifth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of jobs in Canada increased by 337,000 in February. This increase was mainly observed in the private […]


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Report on hirings and dismissals — February 2022: The employment rate is falling

The employment rate is down in Canada, according to data from Statistics Canada’s most recent Labor Force Survey. While it had increased in recent months, the employment rate finally fell in January 2022. 200,000 jobs were lost, including 117,000 part-time. For the first time since April 2021, the unemployment rate has thus increased. It reached […]


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A review of hirings and dismissals – January 2022 – Employment still on the rise

The employment rate is on the rise again in Canada, according to data from Statistics Canada’s most recent Labor Force Survey, released earlier this year. The employment rate increased by 0.3% in December 2021, mainly in the goods sector. More than 123,000 full-time jobs were created, while part-time employment fell by 68,000. According to the […]


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Networking in 2022

Distancing, masks, remote meetings: how has networking, based on exchanges and relationships, survived in the last two years? And what will the future hold for it in a post-pandemic world?  People in the community are already taking stock of the effects of the arrival of COVID-19 on networking. And like many areas, all is not […]


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A review of hirings and dismissals – December 2021: Employment continues to rise

The employment rate continues to rise in Canada, approaching the statistics posted before the start of the pandemic. Over 153,000 jobs were created in Canada in November, pushing the unemployment rate down to its lowest level since the start of the pandemic, 6.0%. In February 2020, that statistic was 5.7%. Statistics Canada’s most recent Labor […]


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Managing your remote work schedule: Instruction manual

In March 2020, the work world was turned upside down like never before when the pandemic forced thousands of employees to leave their offices and to set up remote offices at home. Though many said they were much more efficient at home, there was still a major challenge: you had to (re)learn to manage your […]


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Special COVID-19 – A review of hirings and dismissals – October 2021

Despite the fourth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Canadian job market continued to improve in September, which began four months ago. The economy created 157,000 jobs, reaching the level of February 2020. Statistics Canada’s most recent Labor Force Survey (LFS) shows an unemployment rate at 6.9%, up from 7.1% in August. On the other […]


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A review of hirings and dismissals in Canada – September 2021

Despite the rise of the delta variant and its consequences, economic activity is in full swing, and employment is up for a third consecutive month in Canada. The increase is 90,000 (+ 0.5%), while unemployment is at its lowest level since February 2020. This brings Canada closer and closer to the pre-pandemic employment level of […]


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