皇家银行（Royal Bank）经济学家内森·詹森（Nathan Janzen）表示，这些数字看上去“强劲”，但最终数据将使整体经济前景黯淡。他说：“劳动力市场看起来仍然很稳固，但是目前我不确定这是否重要。” “目前所有的担忧都围绕着冠状病毒对春季的潜在影响。”
Canada's economy has increased job opportunities by three times what economists expected last month. In February, the Canadian economy added 30,000 new jobs, and the total rolling number in the past 12 months reached 245,000. Statistics Canada reported on Friday that Quebec, Alberta, Nova Scotia and Manitoba have added jobs this month. Elsewhere, the job market has remained largely unchanged.
More than 20,000 new jobs in Quebec have reduced Quebec's unemployment rate to its lowest point since the data agency began tracking it in 1976, at just 4.5%. Despite gaining a few jobs, Canada's overall unemployment rate rose slightly by 0.1 percentage point as more people are looking for work.
More and more people are engaged in wholesale and retail trade, manufacturing, and information, culture and entertainment. On the other hand, employment in the professional, scientific and technical services, and accommodation and food service industries declined. Although this is not a particularly strong monthly number, 30,000 new jobs are three times what economists expected.
Bank of Montreal economist Doug Porter said: "I think this is good news because it does show that the economy has indeed entered the bad weather of the corona virus." "And you know, it makes people believe that the economy is after the storm May or may recover. "
Royal Bank economist Nathan Janzen said the numbers looked "strong," but the final figures would dim the overall economic outlook. "The labor market still looks solid, but I'm not sure if it matters at the moment," he said. "All current concerns revolve around the potential impact of coronavirus on spring."