12 Feb Job Growth Smashing Records
Well, the numbers are in, and Nova Scotians have a lot to be proud of! Statistics Canada released the January labour market trends, and it shows that more Nova Scotians are working today than at any other time in our province’s history. 465,100 Nova Scotians were working in January with 381,600 in full-time jobs and another 83,400 in part-time jobs.
11,600 new jobs (10,100 full-time, 1,500 part-time) were created in the last year, driving our unemployment rate down to 6.9 per cent- the lowest on record!
Our Liberal Government knows that a strong workforce leads to a prosperous Nova Scotia. That’s why we’ve always been resolute in our commitment to a vibrant economic climate that attracts jobs.
Our mantra is simple: