National job vacancy rate sits at 1.5 per cent
In November, there were 22,000 jobs available in Canada, according to the latest data from Statistics Canada.
Released on Feb. 18, the job vacancy report indicated there were 5.6 unemployed people for every job opening. That compares to 5.2 people per opening the year before. Compared to November of 2012, there were 22,000 less job openings at the same time in 2013.
Between November 2012 and November 2013, the national job vacancy rate dropped from 1.6 per cent down to where it sits today, at 1.5 per cent.