Medicine Hat - Lethbridge Jobless rate falls to 4.8% in September
A decline in the local jobless rate means the Medicine Hat - Lethbridge region sits the lowest in the province.
the numbers released today show our area with a drop from 5.1% in August to 4.8% last month.
The numbers aren't as rosy in the rest of the province. Calgary holds the highest jobless rate at 8% while the provincial average sits at 7%
The overall jobless rate nationally dipped slightly to 5.9% with the addition of 63000 new positions. ~~ Warren Affleck