In October, there were 231,000 job vacancies among Canadian businesses, a decline of 37,000 compared with October 2012. There were 5.7 unemployed people for every job vacancy, up from 5.1 one year earlier, as the decline in vacancies was at a faster pace than the decline in the number of unemployed people.
The national job vacancy rate was 1.6% in October, down from 1.8% 12 months earlier.
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- Job Vacancies in Canada / 6.0 unemployed people for every job vacancy up from 5.2 one year earlier
- Canada Job Grant / The battle is not over yet