After more than ten years of declining crime rates, there was a sharp increase in 2015. This was not an anomaly. Police-reported crime has increased in severity, in most parts of the province, and in most kinds of crime. The crime rate in Saskatchewan remains the highest among the provinces.
A MID-YEAR LOOK AT THE LABOUR MARKET
Our forecast of 0.5% employment growth for 2016 was too optimistic. The revised forecast is for a 0.5% decline – the first drop in employment since 2001.
2014 TAXFILER INCOME BY CITY
From 2013 to 2014, personal income grew more slowly in cities such as Estevan with aboveaverage incomes and more quickly in cities such as Prince Albert with below-average incomes.
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