Upturn in youth jobs picture seems more than a blip
TAVIA GRANT / December 10, 2012 / www.theglobeandmail.com
For months on end, the jobs picture among Canadian youth has been either little improved or deteriorating.
That shifted Friday, with a report showing 16,300 new jobs were added for the 15-to-24-year-old crowd last month. That was sufficient to bring their unemployment rate down to 14 per cent from 14.7 per cent in October.