Unemployment is lower than it’s been in at least 42 years.
The number of people needing “hampers” from the food bank increased by more than 50 per cent.
Compared to people in other provinces, Albertans are more likely to experience long spells of unemployment.
Only surprises have real effects, Friedman argued, but their effects last only until people realize what’s going on.
Other regions created new jobs on net, but those were almost entirely offset by other regions shedding jobs.
Job-creation in London, Greater Sudbury and Thunder Bay was negative.
Ontario’s net debt will rise to a projected $336 billion.
The Atlantic provinces comprise four of the five lowest ranked Canadian and U.S. jurisdictions.