The decrease of 88,000 jobs fell well short of economists' forecasts for a gain of 10,000 and made for the biggest decline since January 2009 when the economy was dealing with the global financial crisis. They'll scrutinize incoming data over the next few months to get a better sense of the kind of impact Ontario's minimum-wage increase could have on the provincial job market.
The hike was driven by an increase to the labour force and the number of people claiming unemployment. Some research has suggested a reduction in hours or jobs follow mandated wage bumps, while other studies suggest no long-term connection between wage increases and dips in employment rates. Thomas unemployment rate ends 2017 at 6.2% .
However, economists also pointed to possible connections between Ontario's minimum wage and Canada's stronger average wage growth of 3.3 per cent in January.
Ontario had the biggest jobs decline among the provinces, shedding 50,900 positions on a drop in part-time work.
The higher minimum rate could have underpinned Canada's stronger wage growth.
January's job losses lowered expectations that the Bank of Canada would hike interest rates at its next rate announcement scheduled for March.
Canada shed a net 88,000 jobs during the month, a sharp stop to a recent stellar performance that saw 2017 produce the biggest increase in jobs since 2002.
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