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Positive jobless numbers for Red Deer area

By rdnewsNOW staff and The Canadian Press
April 6, 2018 - 8:21am Updated: April 6, 2018 - 9:23am

RED DEER- Stats Canada is out with unemployment numbers for March.

The Red Deer area saw a sizeable drop from 5.5% in February to 4.9% last month.

The unemployment rate for our area in March 2017 was 9.5%.

The Alberta unemployment rate dropped from from 6.7% to 6.3%.

The first and only all-electric school bus in western Canada is stopping in Red Deer Wednesday for the 36th Annual ASTAC Trade Show and Conference at the Sheraton Hotel Mar 20 -22.
The first and only all-electric school bus in western Canada is stopping in Red Deer Wednesday for the 36th Annual ASTAC Trade Show and Conference at the Sheraton Hotel Mar 20 -22. Rental Bus Lines Ltd

Western Canada's only electric school bus visits Red Deer

By Sheldon Spackman
March 21, 2018 - 3:45pm

A one-of-a-kind school bus made its way to Red Deer on Wednesday for an appearance at the 36th Annual ASTAC Trade Show and Conference.

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