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Statistics Canada report says pandemic job losses hit women harder than men

Posted on: May 27, 2021

A new report by Statistics Canada says job losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic have been consistently more severe for women than for men. The report says that from March 2020 to February 2021, women accounted for 53.

A new report by Statistics Canada says job losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic have been consistently more severe for women than for men. 

The report says that from March 2020 to February 2021, women accounted for 53.7 per cent of year-over-year employment loss.