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.
The job market in Canada is generally in a better place heading into this year’s election than it was in 2015.
Canada posted another solid overall increase in employment in September.
Duration of unemployment has plummeted in B.C. and Quebec, but remains elevated in oil-producing provinces.
The Canadian job numbers perked up in August following a few tepid months.
July was a rough month for the Canadian job market.
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