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Did you know that Manitoba’s unemployment rate averages at 5.3% and is Canada’s third lowest among provinces? This rate is well below the 5.8% national average. In fact, Manitoba’s labour market has consistently been showing strength with employment growth currently ranking second highest nationally after Alberta (Manitoba Economic Highlights 2018-19).


Quick Facts

  • The Manitoba economy will see a total of 166,500 job openings between 2017 and 2023, with 68 per cent of these openings to replace worker retirements and deaths. The forecasts predict approximately 23,800 total job openings per year. This is based on the Manitoba Labour Market Occupational Forecasts 2017-2023.
  • Manitoba’s unemployment rate is expected to decline by 0.3 percentage points between 2017
    and 2023.
  • The stable unemployment rate reflects a balanced labour marker over the long term.

Employment Articles by Topic

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Is your job in demand in MB?

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Historically, Manitoba has had the most stable labour market in Canada with modest changes in annual growth. The province’s unemployment… Read more »

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Job interviews can come in various formats. What you’ll face will depend on the industry you belong to and the… Read more »

Understanding your salary and payroll deductions in Manitoba

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“So, what do you do?” Five simple words that can cause panic. I distinctly remember the first time I was… Read more »

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How do Canadians get paid for work? Probably the same way you were paid in your home country. Most companies… Read more »

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Free tools like ChatGPT are now available for everyone. Just like companies use systems to look at resumes, you can… Read more »

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If you’re injured while working in Manitoba, you can get benefits and income from the Workers Compensation Board (WCB). First,… Read more »

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