Americans logging more hours on the job than Canadians

The gap in the average number of hours work exploded during the 1990s: Statistics Canada
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|hrreporter.com|Last Updated: 09/24/2003

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anadians spent less time toiling away on the job than their American counterparts in the 1990s, according to the latest figures from Statistics Canada.

It pegged the reason for the gap in hours worked on the sluggish economic growth in Canada relative to the U.S. during much of the last decade.