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Labour market posts one last surprise for 2022, adds 104,000 jobs in December

Labour market posts one last surprise for 2022, adds 104,000 jobs in December

OTTAWA — The Canadian labour market ended the year on a strong note as the economy added a whopping 104,000 jobs in December, showing no signs of the slowdown many economists have been anticipating.
WWE's Vince McMahon is back after misconduct investigation

WWE's Vince McMahon is back after misconduct investigation

Vince McMahon is rejoining the board of WWE several months after he retired from the sports entertainment company during an investigation into alleged misconduct.
Tight labour market means rise in gig work unlikely during recession: economists

Tight labour market means rise in gig work unlikely during recession: economists

Economists say the expected economic slowdown in 2023 may not result in higher levels of gig work, unlike previous recessions when levels of contract work and self-employment spiked.
Global food prices in 2022 hit record high amid drought, war

Global food prices in 2022 hit record high amid drought, war

ROME (AP) — Global prices for food commodities like grain and vegetable oils were the highest on record last year even after falling for nine months in a row, the U.N.
Here's a quick glance at unemployment rates for December, by Canadian city

Here's a quick glance at unemployment rates for December, by Canadian city

OTTAWA — The national unemployment rate held steady at 5.0 per cent in December. Statistics Canada also released seasonally adjusted, three-month moving average unemployment rates for major cities.
Here's a quick glance at unemployment rates for December, by province

Here's a quick glance at unemployment rates for December, by province

OTTAWA — Canada's national unemployment rate held steady at 5.0 per cent in December. Here are the jobless rates last month by province (numbers from the previous month in brackets): _ Newfoundland and Labrador 10.1 per cent (10.
National employment numbers for December from Statistics Canada, at a glance

National employment numbers for December from Statistics Canada, at a glance

OTTAWA — A quick look at Canada's December employment (numbers from the previous month in brackets): Unemployment rate: 5.0 per cent (5.1) Employment rate: 61.8 per cent (61.5) Participation rate: 65.0 per cent (64.
Vermilion Energy raises quarterly dividend, plans $570M capital budget for 2023

Vermilion Energy raises quarterly dividend, plans $570M capital budget for 2023

CALGARY — Vermilion Energy Inc. raised its dividend by 25 per cent as it announced a $570 million capital budget for 2023.
Europe's inflation slows again but cost of living still high

Europe's inflation slows again but cost of living still high

LONDON (AP) — Europe ended a bad year for inflation with some relief as price gains eased again. While the cost of living is still painfully high, the slowdown is a sign that the worst might be over for weary consumers.
Flexible workplaces with work-life balance 'win-win' for workers, employers: study

Flexible workplaces with work-life balance 'win-win' for workers, employers: study

TORONTO — A new study on work-life balance says flexible schedules and shorter work weeks can lead to more productive, healthy and loyal workers.