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It ain't easy to spin dismal job numbers
It ain't easy to spin dismal job numbers

It ain’t easy to spin dismal job numbers

The Conservative government relied on a familiar refrain to try to spin its way out of Friday’s awful jobs report released by Statistics Canada. First, the facts: 60,000 full-time jobs were lost in December, translating into a loss of 46,000 jobs overall (with the creation of 14,200 part-time jobs). Canada’s jobless rate increased to 7.2%, […]

January 10, 2014

The Conservative government relied on a familiar refrain to try to spin its way out of Friday’s awful jobs report released by Statistics Canada.

First, the facts: