Thunder Bay District LMI Blog

New Waterfront Hotels Promises 350+ Jobs

Posted in Uncategorized by lmi_thunderbay on September 28, 2010
It may be several years away yet, but the new waterfront hotel and 2 condominiums being slated for construction will produce over 350 permanent positions for the Thunder Bay economy. Read the article here: http://www.tbnewswatch.com/news/Default.aspx?cid=110955
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Employment Decreases Across NWO

Posted in Uncategorized by lmi_thunderbay on September 22, 2010

The August edition of the Northwest Ontario Labour Market Monitor has been released.  This month’s newsletter notes the decrease in Employment across Northwestern Ontario compared to August 2009: “…decreased by 4,400 from August 2009 to August 2010 with job losses in both full-time (-1,200) and part-time employment (-3,100).”
It’s not all bad news though. Mining and Manufacturing are on the rise. Check out the report here and click on “August 2010”: www.nwolabourmarketinfo.ca/monitor.htm

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Fourth Quarter shows Fewer Employers Hiring – Nationwide

Posted in Employment Statistics by lmi_thunderbay on September 7, 2010

A survey conducted by Manpower Inc. noted that 21 per cent of Canadian firms surveyed said they planned to boost payrolls in the last three months of 2010.

This figure represents a slight drop from the third quarter of 2010, when 22 per cent of 1,900 employers expected to increase their workforce. Read more about this here:
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