CME: Labour Force Survey Analysis – May 2017

Employment surges ahead on full-time job creation, manufacturing growth

After a flat performance in April, the Canadian labour market roared back to life in May, driven by exceptional full-time job gains, young Canadians, and a strong showing in the manufacturing sector. Overall, the Canadian economy added 54,500 net new jobs last month – an increase of about 0.3 per cent compared to April. That growth represents about 17,000 more jobs than were created in the previous three months combined.

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