Local Unemployment Rate Still Lowest in Canada

Our region continues to have the lowest unemployment rate in Canada.

Swift Current/Moose Jaw’s unemployment rate is down from 4.4% last year to 2.1% in February. It’s by far the lowest rate in Saskatchewan, with the provincial rate at 4.1%, down from 5.1% at this time last year.

There are 4900 more people working in Swift Current/Moose Jaw than there were at this time last year, to a total of 52,300. The labour force grew from 49,600 to 53,400 people since February 2012.

Canada’s unemployment rate is down from 7.5% to 7.1% year-over-year.

via Local News http://www.swiftcurrentonline.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=21532:local-unemployment-rate-still-lowest-in-canada&catid=13:local-news&Itemid=355

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