Saskatchewan Sets New Employment Record

Saskatchewan has set a new employment record for the second straight month, according to stats Canada.

568,200 people were working in Saskatchewan in June, breaking the record of 560,900 set just one month earlier

Saskatchewan’s unemployment rate was 3.7% in June, the lowest in Canada and well below the national rate of 7.1%.  Regina had the lowest unemployment rate among major cities and Saskatoon came in 2nd.

Over 90% of the new jobs created in the past year were full-time jobs and there were 12,000 more women working in Saskatchewan than a year ago, accounting for over 60% of the employment growth.

As a result, there are now more people working in Saskatchewan than ever before.

via Local News

One comment

  • “Over 90% of the new jobs created in the last year were full-time jobs”. Here in Southwest Saskatchewan we are seeing more people moving to our communities, coming to fill full-time jobs.

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