Canadian wage growth still weak

Canadian wage growth still weak

Canadian wage growth still weak Average weekly earnings of non-farm payroll employees saw just a one dollar improvement in November from October’s rate of $941. New data from Statistics Canada shows that there was a 2.2 per cent rise year-over-year but that was down to factors including longer working hours. Growth was led by manufacturing, public administration and retail trade and was highest in Newfoundland and Labrador, Prince Edward Island and Saskatchewan, while Ontario and Nova Scotia had the lowest earnings growth.