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Halifax Has Growth in its Sails – Let’s Create 12,000 Jobs Together

July 19, 2012

BMO releases report on HRM – outlook for economy, housing and labour market:

  • Unemployment rate expected to drop to 4 per cent by 2016, with 12,000 new jobs created
  • Housing market performing well and residential construction well-supported
  • BMO offering support to Canadian businesses by making an additional $10 billion in credit available over next three years

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