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ECONOMIC PULSE ESLUP CIMONOCE ALBERTA ECONOMIC INDICATORS1 Statistics: Alberta Treasury Board and Finance - Weekly Publication, September 26, 2014 POPULATION LABOUR MARKET 2014 monthly trends 2013/2014 Employment 4,121,692 37,800 estimated population as of April 1, 2014 jobs created over the past 12 months 2.9% increase from August 1, 2013 Net Inter-provincial Migration1 Net International Migration1 13,204 12,553 Unemployment 13,400 jobs lost in July August unemployment rate rises to 2014 monthly trends 2013/2014 2014 monthly trends 2013/2014 254 active rigs drilling in August New Housing Price Index rises 3.3% y/y in July rising with Calgary rising 6.9% y/y 6.5% y/y MLS Average Resale Prices Wholesale Trade $402,000 $7,129,000 in July in August rising 3.7% y/y HOUSEHOLD SECTOR 1 4.9% Quarterly; annual numbers are presented on a census year basis (July 1- June 30) YTD (year‑to‑date) represents the change since the beginning of the year compared to the same period in the previous year. "SA" denotes seasonally adjusted. "SAAR" denotes seasonally adjusted at annual rate rising 6.5% y/y BUSINESS SECTOR Sources: All data are from Statistics Canada except Housing Starts (Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation), MLS Average Resale Prices (Canada Real Estate Association), Rigs Drilling (Canadian Association of Oilwell Drilling Contractors) and Bankruptcies (office of the superintendent of Bank‑ ruptcy Canada). All historical data are subject to revision.

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of HUMAN Capital - Winter 2014

Leadership Matters
Economic Pulse
Tech Talk
Growing Strategic HR Business Partners Internally
The Enemy Within: Hiring Managers Rank as HR’s Top Talent Recruitment Challenge
Becoming a Key Partner
Abilities@Work Making the Most of Employee Talent at the City of Edmonton
The Magic of a Moment
Policy Corner
Legal Source
Index of Advertisers/

HUMAN Capital - Winter 2014