Brendon Bernard is an Economist at the Indeed Hiring Lab, focusing on the Canadian labour market. His research interests include analyzing how detailed trends in the job market fit in with broader developments in the Canadian economy. Brendon was previously an economist with Department of Finance Canada, where he focused on analyzing Canadian financial sector policy and the U.S. economy. He holds a Master’s in Economics from the Vancouver School of Economics at University of British Columbia, as well as a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from Queen's University.
July was a rough month for the Canadian job market.
Payrolls at brick and mortar retailers up slightly over the past few years.
US opportunities in academia, science, and tech still appeal to Canadian job seekers.
Momentum has cooled a bit in the past two months, but the upward trend over the past year remains solid.
The employment rate for women of prime working age is near record levels, while the rate for men hasn’t been higher since 1989
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