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Unemployment on both sides of Lloydminster continues steady decline

There were positive gains for employment in both regions housing the City of Lloydminster, according to the latest Statistics Canada jobs report.

Unemployment in the Camrose-Drumheller region had a slight drop from 6.9 per cent in May to 6.5 per cent in June. Looking at the Saskatchewan side, the Prince Albert-Northern region unemployment came down almost an entire percentage point, from 6.5 per cent in May to 5.6 per cent in June.

Provincially, the Camrose-Drumheller region had the second-lowest unemployment rate overall, as did Prince Albert-Northern.

Alberta’s overall unemployment came down to 9 percent even in June from 9.3 in May, while Saskatchewan’s also dropped from 7.3 per cent to 6.6 per cent.

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