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Job seekers bump up unemployment rate
Some mixed messages in the jobs report for last month. In September our province saw 12,000 new jobs, however, those gains were all in part-time positions. Also, an increase in people looking for work bumped our unemployment rate up by half a percent to 6.5%. Edmonton's jobless rate is up 0.4% to 5.9%, but City economist John Rose says it's not time to hit the panic button yet. "Our year over year employment gains were 2.8%, which is three times the national average. In terms of employment...

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