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Manufacturing sector clear winner in Alberta job growth in 2017

Original article | Mario Toneguzzi | February 1, 2018

Manufacturing sector clear winner in Alberta job growth in 2017. Analysis out by ATB Financial’s Economics & Research Team on job growth in Alberta in 2017.

“The province’s unemployment rate was down to 6.9 per cent at the end of the year which is the lowest it has been since late 2015 when the impact of the collapse in oil prices took hold.

The sector adding the most jobs in 2017 was manufacturing which grew by 17,900 positions. Much of this was due to a revival of manufacturing related to the energy sector, particularly in refining… Continue reading

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