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Originally posted 13 July 2016

003Originally posted 13 July 2016

2015 and 2016 have brought gloom to the Alberta economy as month by month, job losses mounted, first from the oil patch, and then from other businesses such as restaurants in the downtown core of Calgary and the motels in rural Alberta.

The charts and articles below illustrate the cyclical nature of Alberta’s oil-dependent labour markets. Continue reading