The good jobs news came despite the region’s largest employer, the federal government, shedding 5,600 positions.
Non-residents own 0.7% of Ottawa’s condos, according to data released by the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corp.
Despite last month’s gains, there were still some 7,800 fewer local residents working in November than at the labour market’s high-water mark in February.
Answers to the price fixing on bread products allegations, a big week for pipelines and other stories in Canadian business.
NAFTA renegotiations, manufacturing numbers and more this week in Canadian business.
Unemployment rate steady at 5.8% as labour force contracts
The Canadian economy hit reverse in August, its first monthly pullback since October last year.
September’s job report marked the third straight month that employment levels in Ottawa-Gatineau declined.
While Ottawa’s central downtown population grew at the fastest rate last year, data from the city’s annual development report show neighbourhoods just outside of the greenbelt are gaining ground.
Round three of NAFTA negotiations, Alibaba's founder comes to Canada and analysts watch for hints of future interest rate hikes in Poloz's latest speech.