Unemployment rate climbs in Canada

TORONTO – Employment grew by 55,000 in May, boosted by a 77,000 increase in the number of full-time workers, Statistics Canada reported on Friday. At the same time, the unemployment rate rose... Read more »

Ikea in Quebec City: construction officially launched

The construction of the future Ikea store was kicked off Thursday morning. The Swedish company now wants to recruit up to 250 employees by the opening of the summer of 2018. There... Read more »

Old Brewery completes turnaround

MONTREAL – After 128 years of existence, the Old Brewery Mission, which works with the homeless in Montreal, completes a turn that represents a radical change of philosophy. The community organization, still... Read more »

Niobec Mine: first day of strike for workers

Unable to agree with their employer, unionized workers at the Niobec mine officially went on strike Wednesday morning after massively rejecting the latest employer offer. Met on the picket line, Unifor’s local... Read more »