Unemployment rate in Medicine Hat rises in January
10 February, 2018, 09:43 | Author: Myrtle Cook
And the industry with the majority of minimum-wage workers - accommodation and food services - actually created jobs in January, according to Statscan's monthly jobs report released on Friday.
Ontario, which increased its minimum wage in January, was the biggest loser in January, shedding 50,900 jobs in the month.
The drop reflected a record loss of 137,000 part-time jobs, and a 49,000 gain in full-time work.
Economists surveyed by Bloomberg News had forecast the economy would generate 10,000 jobs in January, and the jobless rate would remain unchanged.
In January 2017, the island's labour force consisted of 54,800 people with 47,100 employed and 7,700 unemployed.
"The Canadian economy experienced a very large setback in January ... but it also needs to be kept in perspective - we had outstandingly strong job growth over the course of a year ago", Craig Alexander, chief economist for the Conference Board of Canada, said in an interview.
Employment in Ontario declined by 51,000 in January, entirely due to losses in part-time work.
Economists look at the number of jobs in a community rather than the unemployment in determining an area's economic health. Some research has suggested a reduction in hours or jobs follow mandated wage bumps, while other studies suggest no long-term connection between wage increases and dips in employment rates.
Wage growth also received a boost in January, a month that saw Ontario lift its minimum wage.
"Ontario is leading Canada in economic growth", he added, noting the jobless rate has been below the national average for 34 consecutive months. The survey also detected stronger wage growth in January of 3.3 per cent, which also led some to point out possible connections to Ontario. Pay started to increase late summer and accelerated to as high as 2.8 per cent in November.
Canada shed a net 88,000 jobs during the month, a sharp stop to a recent stellar performance that saw 2017 produce the biggest increase in jobs since 2002.
"It doesn't change the broader narrative around the Bank of Canada".
"Those looking for the impact of the minimum wage hike in Ontario might find evidence in a 51K drop in that province's employment (all of which was in part time)", wrote CIBC chief economist Avery Shenfeld.
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