Alberta

Inflation in the nation’s capital accelerated last month, reaching an annualized rate of 1.9 per cent, Statistics Canada reported Friday. That’s up from 1.4 per cent last month.
After hitting a record high in November, the number of people working in the National Capital Region dipped slightly last month as employers shed 500 jobs, Statistics Canada said Friday.
The federal government’s local hiring binge continued for a second straight month, pushing the number of people working in Ottawa-Gatineau to an all-time high, Statistics Canada reported Friday.
Employers in the National Capital Region collectively trimmed their payrolls for the second straight month in September, Statistics Canada reported Friday.