Employment

COVID-19 wage subsidy program extended as pandemic pushes millions out of workforce

Economists on average had expected the loss of four million jobs and an unemployment rate of 18 per cent

 

Return to work brings some optimism at Chemainus sawmill

Long-time employee Hardy moving on after 35 years at the operation

 

Statistics Canada says economy added 34,500 jobs in January, unemployment down

Economists on average had expected an increase of 15,000 jobs for January