Category Archives: Alberta

Canadian employment falls by 21,900 but headline unemployment rate falls to 7.0 %

Statistics Canada has released its latest Labour force survey for the month of January. It shows that unemployment has fallen to 7.0 % but there are 21,900 fewer people employed and the fall in the headline rate is due to … Continue reading

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Alberta polls dead wrong but French poll shows Hollande likely to defeat Sarkozy in second round 54-46 % %

Election polls or sondages as they are called in Québec are usually devoured by the media hungry for headlines. Of course, the methodology of polls, whether they were taken from a properly weighted and conducted random sample from the population … Continue reading

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