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Ontario trails the West in employment; Ontario teachers’ pension shortfall increasing; Quebec announces anti-racism policy; A contest of HR know-how
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 04/26/2006

Ontario trails the West in employment

Toronto — Job growth in Ontario will continue to lag behind Alberta and British Columbia, according to economists. Job creation in Ontario is expected to be at one per cent, half the pace of Alberta and B.C., according to a 2006 forecast by Scotiabank senior economist Mary Webb. Ontario’s manufacturing sector has been hit hard by high energy prices and the strong Canadian dollar. However, Ontario can count on key service sectors to keep the economy moving forward with Toronto’s financial services sector providing a steady source of strength.

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