Local Job Numbers Strong Again

Local Job Numbers Strong Again SouthWest Saskatchewan  Jobs

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

According to the March report from Stats Canada, the unemployment rate for Swift Current/Moose Jaw was 2%, down from 4.7% a year ago.

The number of unemployed people in our region dropped from 2300 in March 2012 to 1100 last month.

There are 6500 more people working here than there were a year ago and the labour force is up from 49,100 to 54,400 people.

The provincial unemployment rate dropped from 5.2% to 4% year over year.

Meanwhile, Stats Canada noted Canada as a whole lost 54,000 jobs in March.

The drop is the biggest in four years.

via Local News http://www.swiftcurrentonline.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=21787:local-job-numbers-strong-again&catid=13:local-news&Itemid=355

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  • “Our region continues to have the lowest unemployment rate in Canada”.Southwest/South Central Saskatchewan continues to lead the country with an impressive 2% unemployment rate.

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