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Work in Ottawa

Whether you’re looking for a job, seeking to hire local talent, or running an employment program, as your local workforce planning board, we have the largest and most up-to-date collection of resources, information, and online tools about our labour market.

Looking for a job in Ottawa?

Our online job board lists all types of employment opportunities in our city. Search by industry, skill level, job type, duration, language. You can even choose a location. Job postings are updated daily.

Ottawa Labour Market Bulletin

A view of the changing local labour market during the current COVID-19 situation.

Explore the April bulletin to see what industry sectors and occupations have been most impacted in Ottawa.

Current LMI Stats

6.7% unemployment rate in Ottawa in April, up 0.4 points from March, based on seasonally adjusted three-month moving average.  Comparable Ontario and national rates were 8.6% (down 0.3 points) and 7.9% (down 0.5 points) respectivelyNews reports typically look at monthly data, however, showing 9.0% (up 1.5 points) for Ontario and 8.1% (up 0.6 points) nationally in April.  Comparable data is not available at the local level.  (Source: Statistics Canada tables 14-10-0380-01 and 14-10-0287-03)

Explore more local LMI for Q1 2021:  Ottawa this Quarter.

Employer Support

Answering your questions and connecting you to the right resources to build your workforce.  Free programs and services your business can access include:  staffing support, financial incentives, workplace training and upskilling, business and job statistics.

Contact us now to get started:  employers@ottawaemploymenthub.ca

LMI Help Desk

We provide local, provincial and national labour market statistics and information to help you understand the evolving world of work.

Explore our LMI Library now or contact us at LMI@ottawaemploymenthub.ca with your questions and custom requests.