Wanted: Big Ideas to Tackle Youth Unemployment

You may not have heard about it because it didn’t receive much media attention, but the Parliamentary Finance Committee has been researching Youth Unemployment. Canada has a youth unemployment problem. The youth unemployment rate at 13.9% in 2013 is more than twice the rate of those above 25, youth employment…
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Grading Canada’s Economic Recovery: More employment in Canada is precarious

This week, Behind the Numbers is publishing a series examining Canada’s economic recovery and scrutinizing the government’s economic message. Monday, we looked at GDP and Economic Growth, on Tuesday we looked at unemployment in Canada, and yesterday we began looking at employment quality by examining underemployment. Today we continue looking at employment quality…
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