The Canadian labour market by the numbers

Unemployment rate

6.2%

Working population

18,444,100

Average weekly earnings

$973.52

Job vacancies

460,000

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Take a test before you start exploring fields of study. Six quizzes are available for you to discover your work preferences, abilities and strengths related to your learning type. The results will help you find occupations that may be a good fit for you.

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