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Canadian Oil Patch Pays Higher Salaries As Oil Recovers


The recent recovery and stabilization of oil prices has led to increased business confidence for Canada’s oil and gas companies, which expect improved business conditions and project slightly higher salaries this year, The Conference Board of Canada said on Thursday.

“Canadian organizations’ projected salary increases have generally remained unchanged since the summer except for apparent shifts at industry and regional levels. In particular, we are seeing energy sector organizations responding to the steadied price of oil with…

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Southwest Unemployment Rate Second Lowest in Canada – SwiftCurrentOnline.com


The workforce statistics from Stats Canada’s for the first month of the New Year are in.

The province of Saskatchewan had the fourth lowest unemployment rate among the provinces at 6.6% an increase of 1.2% from this time last year. Canada’s unemployment rate is 6.6 %, a decrease of 0.3% from January 2016.

The southwest region, which includes Swift Current and Moose Jaw has been identified as the second lowest unemployment rate region in Canada…

Source: Southwest Unemployment Rate Second Lowest in Canada – SwiftCurrentOnline.com