June 2022 Canada Talent Market Monthly

06/10/2022
June 2022 Canada Talent Market Monthly

Employment increases and unemployment rate reaches new record low

The Canadian labour market added 40K (+0.2%) jobs in May 2022, driven by gains in full-time work (+135K; +0.9%). Since May 2021, when the labour market was impacted by the COVID third wave, total employment has increased by 1.1M (+5.7%) and as of May 2022 was 497K (+2.6%) above its pre-COVID February 2020 level.