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Alberta’s unemployment rate climbed to 8.6 per cent in July—the highest rate since 1994.


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With Canada’s current unemployment rate of 7.1 per cent, there’s more slack in the Canadian labour market than in the U.S.


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Study found that increasing the minimum wage reduced the employment rate among low-skilled workers by 5.6 percentage points.


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There are times when a problem can be solved with a small fix and perhaps a little tinkering. And there are times when a big fix or fundamental reform is needed. Quebec’s government finances fall into the latter category.


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Lost in the current flurry of Ontario’s election campaign is the one key issue facing the province, and indeed all of Canada: Ontario’s laggard economic performance is dragging down the national economy.