Lamphier: Alberta’s population boom isn’t shaking foundation of housing market

EDMONTON – If you’re looking for a job in Newfoundland and Labrador, good luck. You’ll need plenty of it.

For every job opening, there were 16 job seekers in December, according to recent StatsCan data. In New Brunswick, the ratio was a still-stratospheric 10.5-to-one.

The odds of landing a job were only marginally better in Ontario, where eight applicants fought over every vacancy.

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