Sri Thanabalasingam

The size of the region’s labour force ​– which includes people who are actively looking for work ​– increased by 9,500 to an all-time high of 832,000 last month.
While the region's economy added 7,600 jobs, the labour force also jumped by an additional 10,200 as more people resumed their search for work, Statistics Canada says.
Employers added nearly 8,000 new jobs to their payrolls last month, StatsCan says, but those gains were offset by more people looking for work.
Homebuilders in Ottawa-Gatineau had a busy July, launching nearly 900 new starts as a tight supply of resale homes and rental accommodations continued to drive up demand for multi-unit housing