SE Alberta Region Sees Dip In Jobless Rate

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

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