Job loss numbers ‘unthinkable’ but more coming: Ford

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Over 400,000 Ontario jobs evaporated last month and that loss may be just “the tip of the iceberg,” Premier Doug Ford says. “These numbers are a punch in the gut,” Ford said Thursday. “The unthinkable has happened.” Stats Canada’s Labour Force Survey, released Thursday, showed that across the country 144,600 public sector positions and 830,200 private sector positions were lost in March, while the number of self-employed dropped by 35,900.