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Over 10,000 Alberta women lost their job in May 2021

Full-time jobs were up by 51,000. Part-time jobs were down by 10,100.

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Alberta lost over 12,000 jobs in April 2021

Full-time jobs were up by 33,500, but we’re still short over 160,000 full-time jobs, compared to July 2019, when the UCP introduced their Job Creation Tax Cut.

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Alberta gained over 20,000 part-time jobs in March 2021

Full-time jobs were up by 15,100, but we’re still short nearly 200,000 full-time jobs, compared to July 2019, when the UCP introduced their Job Creation Tax Cut.

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Alberta unemployment finally drops below 10%

This is the lowest Alberta’s unemployment rate has been during the pandemic. But it’s still significantly higher since before the pandemic.

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Alberta unemployment nearly 11% for first month of 2021

Alberta gained 21,000 jobs last month, but we have over 100,000 jobs still sitting unfilled since the pandemic began.

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NDP minimum wage increases didn’t raise youth unemployment

Minimum wage increases between 2015 and 2019 didn’t raise unemployment among youth. Nor did they going back to 1976.

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Alberta lost nearly 100,000 full-time jobs in Nov & Dec

November and December were the only months since May when Alberta saw losses in full-time jobs, a combined 95,300.

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Alberta lost over 40,000 full-time jobs last month

Part-time jobs were up, however, which brings the net job losses to just under 11,000. This is the first month of job losses since May.

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Oct jobs increase Alberta’s 2nd lowest since economy reopened

The employment rate is still 4.4 points lower than what it was prior to the pandemic, the largest gap in the country.

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Bankruptcies hit record low in Canada during pandemic

It seems that banks and other creditors providing deferral periods for their clients actually worked. And a federal benefit probably helped, too.