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Canadian unemployment in retrospect, 1977-87

Economic Council of Canada.

Canadian unemployment in retrospect, 1977-87

by Economic Council of Canada.

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Published by Economic Council of Canada in [Ottawa] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Unemployment -- Canada.,
  • Unemployed -- Canada.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesLe chômage au Canada de 1977 à 1987.
    StatementMiles Corak.
    SeriesWorking paper (Economic Council of Canada : 1990) -- no. 10
    ContributionsCorak, Miles R. 1958-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 55 p. :
    Number of Pages55
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18235328M

      Canadian bond yields and the currency soared on the surprisingly strong jobs data. The loonie strengthened to C$ per U.S. dollar, the strongest since . Although by things were very bad, a slight hint of recovery arose in or, at least, things weren’t worsening as badly as in When came along, the Canadian economy plunged headlong into the deepest trade depression in its history. Unemployment reached 30%, and real GDP shrank by more than 10% in both and

    In the Toronto Region, the unemployment rate for working-age recent immigrants is % compared to % for Canadian born. (Statistics Canada Labour Force Surveys, ) Among those employed in , 62% of the Canadian-born were working in the regulated profession for which they trained compared to only 24% of foreign-educated immigrants.   The unemployment rate for working-aged immigrants in Canada is per cent as of In contrast, the unemployment rate for Canadian-born people was five per cent in the same year.

    This paper studies unemployment relief in Canada by examining relief policies and recipients and contrasting the Canadian situation with unemployment insurance in Britain. The nature of available assistance had little impact on the rate of unemployment, . “Canadian Unemployment in Retrospect” (). In Surendra Gera (editor), Canadian Unemployment: Lessons from the '80s and Challenges for the '90s. Ottawa: Minister of Supply and Services. OTHER PUBLICATIONS 1. “Equality of opportunity and inequality across the generations: challenges ahead.” Policy Options/Options Politiques. Vol.


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