Unemployment

September’s job report marked the third straight month that employment levels in Ottawa-Gatineau declined.
The latest job reports casts a shadow over Ottawa’s economic rebound under the Liberal government, which replaced the Conservative’s cost-cutting efforts with stimulus spending that coincided with a…
Loss of 3,600 jobs is the region's largest one-month decline since November 2015.
Employers across the National Capital Region collectively added 2,000 employees to their payrolls last month, Statistics Canada reported Friday.
A contraction in Ottawa’s construction sector in May contributed to the region’s unemployment rate rising for the second straight month, Statistics Canada reported Friday.
Ottawa-Gatineau’s unemployment rate rose slightly in April after the region shed about 2,200 jobs from the previous month, according to Statistics Canada figures released Friday.
The swelling ranks of public servants in Ottawa-Gatineau pushed the region’s unemployment rate down for the fourth straight month to reach its lowest level in more than seven years, according to St
The federal government’s local hiring spree showed no signs of stopping last month as higher public-sector employment pushed the local unemployment rate down to its lowest level since August 2011,
The unemployment rate in the National Capital Region hit its lowest level since September 2011 last month, driven in large part by a rapidly expanding federal government, Statistics Canada said Fri