Blog

Back to Blog

Canadian employment was virtually unchanged in June following a blockbuster month of job growth in May. Total employment grew 1.4% over the past 12 months and the unemployment rate remained at 7.1 per cent in June. For the first half of 2013, Canadian employment growth averaged 14,000 jobs per month.

Some long overdue good news for the BC labour market in June as employers added close to 9,000 total jobs including a remarkable 21,600 full-time positions.  A decline in part-time work partially offset the total employment gains. The unemployment rate in BC fell 0.4 points to 6.3 per cent.

In the US, firms added 195,000 jobs to payrolls, soundly beating market expectations of a 165,000 gain.  The US unemployment rate held steady at 7.6 per cent.

 

Information provided by www.bcrea.bc.ca 

 

Comments

No comments

Post Your Comment:

*indicates required fields.
Your Name:*
Please note, your email will not be shown publicly
Your Email (will not be published):*
Comment:*
Please type the text as it appears above:

Featured Listings

Mug Rob Mug Lee

ROB DION, BBA
Personal Real Estate Corporation
Cell: 1 (250) 575-5255
robdion@royallepage.ca

The Dion-Ivans Real Estate Team

ROYAL LaPAGE - KELOWNA

LEE IVANS, BBA
Personal Real Estate Corporation
Cell: 1 (250) 575-5455 leeivans@royallepage.ca
  • Diamond Award
  • President's Gold Award
  • Sales Achievement Award
  • Master Sales Award
The trademarks MLS®, REALTOR®, and the associated logos are owned or controlled by The Canadian Real Estate Association. Used under license.