Over the past few years the town of Smith's Falls, southwest of Ottawa, has lost 1,700 jobs. Hershey Chocolate took hundreds of jobs to Mexico, while Stanly Tools and the Rideau Regional Centre also closed down. http://www.cbc.ca/canada/ottawa/story/2010/08/04/hershey-tower.html
Xstrata Nickel in Sudbury terminated 686 employees, closed the Fraser mine and reduced production.
Ford Windsor engine plant closed, laying off 388 workers.
XL Beef in Moosejaw, Saskatchewan just laid off 200 workers and closed the plant permanently on Friday the 13th. http://www.newstalk980.com/story/20100813/38745
Since Lockheed Martin terminated the F-22 program, it faces up to 90,000 layoffs between them and their sub-suppliers over the next three years.
18 Vale steelworkers got their 'pink slips' by phone, while 75% of union members voted for a collective agreement that would eliminate 113 positions, but than number is "far from final". http://www.thesudburystar.com/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=2686916
Close to 390 employees are terminated at a Burnaby warehouse in February next year that distributes Safeway products. http://www.news1130.com/news/local/article/87672--hundreds-get-pink-slips-at-burnaby-warehouse
SYSCO plans to lay off 950 steelworkers.
CTV in Halifax to lay off 26, with similar layoffs in technical fields at other CTV stations, including Vancouver.
CHAM radio in Hamilton reverts to country music and cuts a dozen jobs.
Canada lost 9,000 jobs according to the numbers, but when you figure that the 129,700 mostly part-time jobs created don't adequately balance off the 139,000 mostly full-time jobs lost, so the financial loss is actually much more than the 9,300 lost jobs would imply. http://www.thestar.com/opinion/letters/article/845196--government-skewing-job-stats