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Ravi Kahlon, Minister of Jobs, Economy Recovery and Innovation, issued the following statement on the release of Statistics Canada’s Labour Force Survey for January 2021:

British Columbia was able to create 2,800 jobs in January, according to the latest Labour Force Survey. We’re also seeing the positive trend toward full-time employment continue.”

“Since the economic low point of the pandemic in April, B.C. has seen nine consecutive months of job growth, bringing employment levels to more than 98% of pre-pandemic levels.

Read the full statement here.