Monthly Archives: December 2017

Immigrants and the workforce: Moncton CMA impressive results

One of the mantras I have been preaching for years now is the need to attract immigrants into actual employment opportunities.  I realize this is not as simple as it seems given the sometimes strange world of immigration where prospective … Continue reading

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Net worth-less? What’s going on?

Well the new data on household net worth is likely to cause a kerfuffle. Statistics Canada is reporting that median household net worth in New Brunswick dropped by 11% between 2012 and 2016.  If you look at the average household net … Continue reading

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SJ largest IT sector, Freddy largest IT labour pool, Moncton doing fine

Okay,  I posted earlier this evening that Saint John has the largest IT sector measured by the number of people working in the IT sector as a share of total employment.  It was pointed out to me that lots of … Continue reading

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Have fun with numbers! Everyone can play along!

What do Riverview, New Brunswick and Niagara Falls, Ontario have in common (besides being named after a body of water)?  Saint John, NB has the #1 employment concentration among hundreds of municipalities across in Canada for what industry? First the … Continue reading

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