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Alberta Tourism Sector Shows Low Unemployment Rates in October

October 2015 Data from the Statistics Canada Labour Force Study reported by Tourism HR Canada looks good for Alberta. Here are the highlights:

  • On a provincial basis, tourism unemployment rates ranged from 3.0% in Alberta to 11.7% in Newfoundland.  
  • The seasonally unadjusted unemployment rate for tourism in each province, with the exception of Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, and Manitoba, was below the rates reported for the provincial economy. Tourism unemployment was particularly low in Saskatchewan and Alberta.

You can access the full Canadian Tourism Employment Monthly Snapshot and find out more about labour market issues in the Canadian tourism sector on the Tourism HR Canada website.


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