Employment in Canada was little changed in April, edging down by 1,100 jobs from March to a total of more than 18.6 million jobs, according to seasonally adjusted numbers released today by Statistics Canada. A loss of 30,000 part-time jobs in April offset a gain of 28,800 full-time jobs. On a year-over-year basis, April employment increased by 278,300 jobs on a gain of 378,300 full-time jobs and a loss of 100,000 part-time jobs.
The number of employed core-aged women over 25 increased by 37,200 in April from March while employment among youths ages 15 to 24 fell by 22,500.
In April, more people worked in