August showed major job growth numbers across Canada

Canada added 49,300 jobs in August compared to July with gains in nearly all industries, according to the ADP Canada National Employment report released today by the ADP Research Institute.

“August reported broad gains nearly across all industries,” said Ahu Yildirmaz, VP and co-head of the ADP Research Institute. “Trade, Transportation and Utilities; Education; Business and Professional Services; and Leisure and Hospitality reported the strongest job growth, while Natural Resources and Finance reported losses.”

Report highlights: August 2019

  • Goods producing:
    • Manufacturing, +4,500 jobs
    • Construction, +1,500 jobs
    • Natural Resources and Mining, -5,100 jobs
    • Service providing:
      • Trade/Transportation and Utilities, +17,900 jobs
      • Information, +400 jobs
      • Finance/Real Estate, -2,400 jobs
      • Professional/Business Services, +9,000 jobs
        • Professional/Technical, +3,200 jobs
        • Management of Companies, -1,600 jobs
        • Administrative and Support, +7,400 jobs
  • Education & Healthcare, +15,200 jobs
    • Educational Services, +11,300 jobs
    • Healthcare, +3,900 jobs
  • Leisure and Hospitality, +6,000 jobs
  • Other Services (including Public Administration), +2,400 jobs

Sum of components may not equal total due to rounding.

Source: Staffing Industry Analysts