Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Victoria ranks as one of Canada’s top 10 worst cities for job seekers


Employment in Canada rose in the second quarter of 2022, showing a promising trend in employment rates across the country.

According to a new report by, both employment and wages are up throughout Canada as every province struggles with labour market shortages.

Every single province, with the exception of Quebec, saw job growth during this quarter, showing a promising trend in employment.

The report also ranked the best cities in the country for job seekers: 

  1. St. Catharines
  2. Saskatoon
  3. Guelph
  4. Halifax
  5. Oshawa
  6. Calgary
  7. Ottawa
  8. Edmonton
  9. Kelowna
  10. St. John’s

In addition, the report listed the worst cities across Canada  for job seekers and, unfortunately, Victoria made the list:

  1. Saint John
  2. Peterborough
  3. Trois-Rivieres
  4. Sherbrooke
  5. Thunder Bay
  6. Regina
  7. Montreal
  8. Abbotsford
  9. Kitchener
  10. Victoria

You can see the full report here.

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