Ontario and BC gave Canada 40,000 jobs in October


mentalfloss
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Beware of the debt and carbon tax they said....


The Canadian economy added 44,000 new jobs in October, but the jobless rate stayed at seven per cent because more people were also looking for work.

Statistics Canada reported Friday that most of the jobs came from Ontario and British Columbia, which added 25,000 and 15,000 new jobs, respectively. Most other provinces were largely unchanged.

The numbers blew away expectations of economists, who had been calling for a decline of 15,000 jobs.

Canada adds 44,000 jobs in October - Business - CBC News
 
Cannuck
No Party Affiliation
+1
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heard on CBC radio this morning that they were mostly part-time jobs...woot woot!!!
 
mentalfloss
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Yes it's already quite an improvement over Harper's recessions!
 
Tecumsehsbones
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Cannuck
No Party Affiliation
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Quote: Originally Posted by mentalfloss View Post

Yes it's already quite an improvement over Harper's recessions!

The PM is responsible for the price of oil? Shouldn't Justin do something?
 
mentalfloss
#6
Yes, it's called carbon pricing.
 
petros
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Quote: Originally Posted by mentalfloss View Post

Yes it's already quite an improvement over Harper's recessions!

Trudeau is half that of Harper for new jobs.

F-ck you are an idiot.
 
mentalfloss
#8
He has the worst economic record since WW2.

And I don't even give a fukk about the economy but even I know that.
 
Jinentonix
No Party Affiliation
+1
#9
Here's how govt counts jobs. Part-time jobs are counted, although nobody can actually live on part-time. Then there's the temporary make work projects, like Ontario's turbine factories. The Liberals claimed the two facilities would create 1500 full-time jobs. The reality? Fewer than 100 people were employed full time between the two of them. The other 1400 jobs came from building the facilities, jobs that were only temporary.
So the real question becomes, how many of those 44,000 new jobs are permanent, full-time jobs? I don't care what wing the govt in power belongs to, someone getting hired working 16-20 hours a week at a McJob does not constitute a new job in my opinion. Neither are make work projects unless those projects are necessary like infrastructure repairs and such. While the work may be temporary, it is important and a worthwhile use of tax dollars at least.
 
Cannuck
No Party Affiliation
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Quote: Originally Posted by mentalfloss View Post

Yes, it's called carbon pricing.

Carbon pricing increases oil prices? Somebody should tell the Saudis
 
mentalfloss
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They don't want high oil prices.

Also, Sasquatchewan didn't do so hot


Saskatchewan loses 6,000 jobs in September, unemployment rate rises to 6.8% | Regina Leader-Post
 
Cannuck
No Party Affiliation
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Quote: Originally Posted by mentalfloss View Post

They don't want high oil prices...

And that's Harper's fault because...
 
lone wolf
Free Thinker
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#13
Here's how Ontario counts jobs:

1- I look at a piece of paper
2- I pick up that piece of paper
3- I write something on that piece of paper
4- I spilled some coffee on that piece of paper
5- I pick up that piece of paper
6- I roll that piece of paper into a ball
7- I lob that piece of paper toward the waste basket
8- I call maintenance so somebody else can clean up my mess

Eight jobs! Call the papers!
 
Tecumsehsbones
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Quote: Originally Posted by lone wolf View Post

Here's how Ontario counts jobs:

1- I look at a piece of paper
2- I pick up that piece of paper
3- I write something on that piece of paper
4- I spilled some coffee on that piece of paper
5- I pick up that piece of paper
6- I roll that piece of paper into a ball
7- I lob that piece of paper toward the waste basket
8- I call maintenance so somebody else can clean up my mess

Eight jobs! Call the papers!

Well, it's no sillier than the way Alberta counts jobs. Which is by counting empty houses in Newfoundland.
 
lone wolf
Free Thinker
#15
Alberta's not the topic. Please feel free to start a thread. No need to poach here
 
Tecumsehsbones
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Quote: Originally Posted by lone wolf View Post

Alberta's not the topic. Please feel free to start a thread. No need to poach here

I wasn't poaching, I was sauteeing.
 
Johnnny
No Party Affiliation
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Quote:

Most of the jobs were part time, with more than 67,000 new positions, the data agency said. The flip side is that the economy lost more than 23,000 full-time jobs during the month.

And this is supposed to be something to celebrate?
 
Cannuck
No Party Affiliation
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Quote: Originally Posted by Johnnny View Post

And this is supposed to be something to celebrate?

It is for Flossy. He doesn't care about people.

Time's running out Flossy. I need your letter in the next 7 hours
 
Johnnny
No Party Affiliation
+3
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I guess his name isn't mentalfloss for a reason, hence sayings like these

Quote: Originally Posted by mentalfloss View Post

And I don't even give a fukk about the economy but even I know that.



 
petros
+1
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Quote: Originally Posted by mentalfloss View Post

He has the worst economic record since WW2.

And I don't even give a fukk about the economy but even I know that.

You'd best double check on that. Even Cannuck doesn't embarrass his silly *** as bad as you do.

Quote: Originally Posted by mentalfloss View Post

They don't want high oil prices.

Also, Sasquatchewan didn't do so hot


Saskatchewan loses 6,000 jobs in September, unemployment rate rises to 6.8% | Regina Leader-Post

When kids working went back to school? If they were in BC they could have scored one of the 4200 jobs at the new mega mall in Tsawwassen?
 
Tecumsehsbones
#21
Tsawhaaaa?
 
Cannuck
No Party Affiliation
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Quote: Originally Posted by petros View Post

You'd best double check on that. Even Cannuck doesn't embarrass his silly *** as bad as you do.

...says the guy that can't do basic math... hehehehe
 
petros
#23
Uh huh.
 
Cannuck
No Party Affiliation
#24
Quote: Originally Posted by petros View Post

Uh huh.

Really! Ya just can't make that shyte up
 
JLM
No Party Affiliation
+2
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Quote: Originally Posted by petros View Post

You'd best double check on that. Even Cannuck doesn't embarrass his silly *** as bad as you do.



Feeling embarrassment requires a brain!
 
Cannuck
No Party Affiliation
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Quote: Originally Posted by JLM View Post

Feeling embarrassment requires a brain!

Don't be so silly. Being alert and conscious requires a brain. Even a simpleton like you has one.
 
mentalfloss
#27
The tears are super salty in here today.

Maybe oil will get a boost soon to help the hillbillies out.
 
Johnnny
No Party Affiliation
+1
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Quote: Originally Posted by mentalfloss View Post

The tears are super salty in here today.

Maybe oil will get a boost soon to help the hillbillies out.

 
lone wolf
Free Thinker
+2
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Quote: Originally Posted by mentalfloss View Post

The tears are super salty in here today.

Maybe oil will get a boost soon to help the hillbillies out.

So why are you licking people's faces?
 
Corduroy
#30
The view of employment around here is screwy. You're obsessed with jobs. You scream jobs, jobs, jobs, where are the jobs? If someone doesn't have a job, you ridicule them and tell them to get a job. If someone has a job that's a typical low-paying service industry job, you ridicule them and tell them to get a real job. If someone complains that workers in the service industry should be paid more and treated better, you say they should be happy just to have a job. But when more of those kinds of jobs are created, depending on the government in power, those jobs aren't good enough.

You basically say that people deserve better jobs, but if they have ****ty jobs, they should be hated for it and thankful. The only real consistency is that you're just full of hatred for working people.



Quote: Originally Posted by Jinentonix View Post

Here's how govt counts jobs. Part-time jobs are counted, although nobody can actually live on part-time.

You can live on a part time job depending on your wages and how often you work. And why wouldn't they count part time jobs? Just what exactly are we measuring when we count jobs? What are job numbers supposed to indicate?

If we wanted to measure how well people can live on the wages they get from their jobs, you wouldn't be able to count minimum wage full-time jobs either, or even some full-time jobs over minimum wage.
 

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