Jobless Rate Drops Again in Southwest

Written by Colin Powers on Saturday, 06 December 2014
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The southwest continues to see strong employment numbers.

Stats Canada reported on Friday that the unemployment rate for Swift Current/Moose Jaw for November was at 1.1%, a full per cent lower than the same month in 2013. It’s again the lowest regional jobless rate in Canada.

1200 jobs were created over the last year with 52,500 people working in November 2014, and the Labour Force population increased by 600 year over year to 53,000 last month.

Saskatchewan’s unemployment rate was at an even 3%, the lowest among the provinces.

via Local News

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