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Ranking of Canadian Provincial Labour Markets

Four provinces are in the top portions (i.e., above Canada) in both graphs: Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and British Columbia. The province presently buried below the red bars is Ontario.

The latest data is for January, 2021.

Data source: Statistics Canada / Chart: ConstructConnect-CanaData.

Canadian Provincial Labour Markets

Ontario is currently accounting for half (49%) of the national y/y jobs decline. Quebec is next worst, with a 28% share. Nfld/Lab, N.S. and N.B. have managed to keep y/y employment nearly flat.

Data source (seasonally adjusted figures): Statistics Canada/Tables: ConstructConnect — CanaData.