From February 2020 to June 2023, the number of government jobs increased by 11.8 per cent compared to only 3.3 per cent in the private sector.
From February 2020 to June 2023, total employment in B.C. increased by 111,500 jobs—including 104,400 in the government sector.
Between February 2020 and July 2022, public-sector employment increased by 366,800 jobs compared to 56,100 jobs in the private sector.
Ontario has offered government workers a 7.5 per cent pay raise.