December 9, 2018 – Canada unemployment is the lowest it has been in at least 42 years, according to the latest federal government figures. A stellar November saw unemployment drop to 5.6 per cent, the lowest since comparable figures became available in 1976, Statistics Canada says. The drop of 0.2 percentage points comes after 94,100
Economic experts are predicting good things for the Nova Scotia economy in 2014. Major offshore projects are just some of the driving economic forces predicted to spur a 13 percent increase in spending within the province. Construction in Halifax will be particularly strong, with $500 million alone being invested in the city’s new convention center.
Those looking for a job in oil and gas or related industries this year will not find the odds too favorable. With an economy that has some softness economists at the Conference Board of Canada said in their latest report that job seekers will have to wait until 2016 for real broad based employment opportunities to arise.