Employment in the Edmonton region rose by more than 6,000 jobs between May and June
Higher gas prices, low vacancy rates will result in an increase in the annual inflation rate
Low inflation rates in Alberta are coming to an end
Edmonton’s unemployment rate edged down from 4.4% to 4.2% between February and March 2013
The inflation rate rose 0.9% in February
Alberta was the only province in Canada that did not post an increase in its annual CPI in January.
The unemployment rate in the region rose from 4.1% in November 2012 to 4.3% in December 2012.
But there are risks, including the euro crisis, struggling emerging economies and, of course, the US ‘fiscal cliff.”