Oshawa was named one of Canada’s top 10 places to work!
According to a 2019 BMO Labour Market Report Card, Oshawa was ranked 9th among the best Canadian cities to find a job.
Using Statistics Canada’s labour force data, the report compares labour market trends among 33 cities in Canada.
Mayor Dan Carter states: “This recognition shows that Oshawa’s path forward has been a successful one… Diversification and innovation over the last 15 years has led to a strong economic base and provided tremendous job opportunities in several fields including education and healthcare.”
Employment growth in Oshawa earned the city its ranking among the top four cities in Canada; posting 4.9% job growth year-over-year. Oshawa’s unemployment rate in 2018 was 5.8%.
Councillor Tito-Dante Marimpietri, Chair of the Development Services Committee indicates: “Our aggressive revitalization plan is working. We have strategically driven diversification, tangibly positioned Oshawa as a hot bed for knowledge-based investment and industrial development and have continued to climb in the rankings of major banking institutions as one of the most attractive places to work and grow business startups of all sizes and depths.”
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