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The ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey forecasts companies' hiring plans for the upcoming quarter.

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Hiring Plans for Q1 2021

Newly released results show employers intend to increase hiring activity slightly from Q4.

Employers hiring plans graph for Q1 2019

Cities and Regions With the Strongest Jobs Outlook

Map of Canada showing metro areas with strongest jobs outlook Cities: Quebec City, QC • Cornwall, ON • Mississauga, ON • Surrey, BC • Halifax, NS

Jobs Outlook Across Canada

Ontario and Quebec have the highest hiring intentions in Q1

Industries with Strongest Jobs Outlook

Transportation & Public Utilities
Manufacturing - Non-Durable Goods
• Public Administration

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