Debt-ridden translation agency says it can’t pay its freelancers — but still recruits them

Debt-ridden #translation agency says it can’t pay its freelancers — but still recruits them

Unemployment rate down after country adds 54,000 jobs in September

Unemployment rate down after country adds 54,000 jobs in September

Ontario government to halt minimum wage hike set to kick in next year

Ontario’s Progressive Conservative government said it will halt a planned increase to minimum wage that was scheduled to kick in next year, following up on a promise made during the […]

Toronto company offers cash to ‘cannabis connoisseurs’ to smoke marijuana

A cannabis firm is looking to hire five pot aficionados from across the country to sample the company’s wares and get paid to do it.

Tech giants point to new talent as primary reason for Toronto investment

With some of the best post-secondary institutions in the world, Toronto is attracting, retaining and developing more talent than any other city in North America right now.

Canadian postal workers vote overwhelmingly in favour of strike action

Canada’s labour minister called on Canada Post and its biggest union Tuesday to continue bargaining with the help of a third party after postal workers across the country voted in […]

‘Wacky’ Canadian economy lost 51,600 jobs, led by Ontario plunge

Canada’s economy unexpectedly lost 51,600 jobs, with Ontario recording its biggest employment drop in almost a decade, casting doubts on the strength of the labor market.

Labour shortage is the ‘new norm’ that will last a decade: BDC economist

Canada’s small and mid-sized companies must find ways to adapt to a “new norm” of worker shortages that will likely persist for a decade, says Pierre Cleroux, chief economist for […]

Want a job in Canadian tech? Don’t worry about that university degree

Rosemary Counter, Canadian Business

Ontario’s basic-income pilot project to end March 2019

Thousands of people participating in Ontario’s basic income pilot will receive their last payment on March 31, 2019, the province says, but an anti-poverty activist says the six-month wind down […]