A new report from payroll processor ADP Canada says the country added 13,200 jobs from February to March.
The manufacturing sector added the most jobs (9,300), followed by education and healthcare (2,700) and professional/business services (2,100). The construction and leisure and hospitality sectors both added 1,200 jobs.
Other sectors lost jobs, with the largest losses coming from the information industry (–1,500), followed by finance/real estate (–1,400), natural resources and mining (–1,100), and trade/transportation and utilities (–700).
ADP’s employment reports measure the change in nonfarm payroll employment each month on a seasonally adjusted basis, based on ADP payroll data.
Read the full report here.