A review of hirings and dismissals – November 2022

Some companies have recently laid off large numbers of their employees, while others have announced new job openings. Balance sheet.


Currently in an intensive recruitment period, Revenu Québec has announced that around 100 positions are currently available (French version only) in several sectors of activity, including customer service, information technology, accounting and law.

The City of Quebec is currently looking for candidates for dozens of vacant positions (French version only) . These are found in a variety of employment fields, including the environment, civil engineering, human resources, technology, public works and customer service.

Premier Tech is starting a hiring tour (French version only) across the province in November. It wishes to add 200 new employees to its ranks, who will join not only the team at its world Headquarters in Rivière-du-Loup, but also at its various workplaces in Quebec. The areas of employment targeted are information technology, business intelligence, accounting, administration and finance.

By the end of the year, Quebec aims to hire more than 220 new employees (French version only) for the deployment of the Digital Health Record project, which will allow the digitization of data from the health network.

To alleviate the current labor shortage, the École des métiers et occupations de l’industrie de la construction de Québec and the Association de la construction du Québec organized a training camp aimed at attracting participants to the 18,000 jobs currently offered in the industry in Quebec.


Highly publicized, a large wave of dismissals swept the Twitter platform in the wake of a restructuring of the company, recently acquired by billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk. Half of Twitter employees have lost their jobs, many of them on Canadian soil.

In an effort to make up for the significant financial losses caused by the pandemic, Olymel recently abolished 177 management positions (French version only) within the company. Of this number, 120 had remained vacant in recent months.

Struggling financially, convenience food company Goodfood dropped its on-demand delivery service (French version only), leading to the closure of nine micro-distribution centers and job losses.

RenoRun, a Montreal platform specializing in the supply of construction materials, has dismissed nearly half of its workforce (French version only) , or 43% of the 500 members of its staff.

Following an adjustment to its business model, the Quebec technology company LeddarTech reduced its workforce by nearly 11%. The company has 220 people still working.

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