Alberta Finance Minister Delivers Positive Third-Quarter Fiscal Update

Finance Minister Joe Ceci says the Alberta's economy is leading the country with growth in nearly all sectors.

Some good news from Alberta's Finance Minister. Joe Ceci, in delivering the third-quarter fiscal update on Wednesday, says the province's economy is leading the country with growth in nearly all sectors. GDP growth has been revised since the last  budget, up 4.5%, and the deficit has dropped by $1.4 billion. The fiscal update also revises the unemployment rate forecast for this year, dropping it from 7.6% to a projected 6.8%. Nearly 90,000 jobs were also created over the last year. -Tina Giesbrecht

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