Editor's note: after releasing its July jobs report on Aug. 8 showing 200 jobs were created overall, Statistics Canada said on Aug. 12 it had made an unspecified error in the labour force survey. The agency released an amended jobs report on Aug. 15. The clip of the interview below was recorded before the corrected report was released.
"The labour market is not strong, that's a given," he told CBC's The Lang and O'Leary Exchange.
Here is Tal's 60-second take, just in time for Oliver's summer policy retreat on Tuesday.