Derek Holt

Energy exports are all that stand between Canada and a recession

Cheery statistics mask grimmer reality, economists fear.

Survival, but not careers

A group of recent university graduates at a round table discussion at the Vancouver Observer said they were able to find survival jobs but not opportunities in the careers they've trained for.

Facts catch up to smoke and mirrors

Statistics Canada released its quarterly jobs report today. The underlying story is one of overall weakness in Canada's labour force. The unemployment rate fell three-tenths of a point to 7.6 per...