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All About Employment in Victoria, BC

Victoria’s Employment Picture: by the statistics and by the stories

| January 11, 2015

What’s the employment picture in Victoria and how has it been trending for the past few years? Luckily we have the helpful folks at BC Stats looking at this information every month and producing an don’t-need-a-course-in-stats to understand summary of the findings (and if you want to learn more you can browse a variety of […]

Who are the Victoria unemployed?

| October 4, 2012

According to an article in the Vancouver Sun on September 8, 2012, unemployment decreased slightly in British Columbia in August 2012 (to 6.7%) but rose from 5.3% to 5.9% in Victoria during the same period. But who are these approximately 11,300 people who are classified as unemployed, meaning, in the words of BC Stats they […]

What’s the Real #YYJ picture?

| May 19, 2011

An often heard comment is that there’s no work in Victoria, British Columbia, or that there may be some jobs available but they are all ‘McJobs’ with sh*tty pay that makes living in one of the most expensive cities in Canada difficult (and many would say absolutely impossible for anyone trying to support a family […]