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July unemployment stats positive for Edmonton

By Alain Saffel YegNews.com  According to Statistics Canada, Alberta is still one of the best places in Canada to be looking for work with 12,400 new jobs created in July. With that, Alberta’s unemployment rate dropped 0.1 per cent to 5.5 per cent. It was the third monthly increase in a row for employment growth. [...]

By Alain Saffel Finding a job in Edmonton has been getting easier over the last year. The Edmonton unemployment rate for March stayed at 5.8 per cent, unchanged from February, but the unemployment rate for March 2010 was 7.3 per cent, according to Statistics Canada. Calgary’s unemployment situation improved slightly, going from 6.3 per cent [...]

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