Albertans optimistic about hiring plans

CALGARY — Albertans are the most likely to say that their employer will be hiring more people in the coming year (52 per cent), and are among the most likely to say that they will be investing in training (55 per cent) and purchasing new equipment (55 per cent), says a new poll released Monday by BMO Bank of Montreal.

The poll said working Canadians overall are more optimistic than they were this time last year about employers’ investments in the workplace.

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