Independent Impartial Analysis

Ontario's Financial Accountability Office, providing fiscal and economic reporting and research to support the province.

This commentary provides an update on Ontario’s labour market.

Ontario’s economy created a record 210,000 net new jobs in 2019. The annual unemployment rate remined unchanged at 5.6 per cent. Despite the strong pace of job creation, Ontario’s labour market continues to face important challenges, including an uneven distribution of labour market gains across the province’s communities, a surge in self-employment, and rising part-time employment. Read More

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