Monday, March 16, 2009

Mayor Tremblay Says Montreal Job Crisis Will Be Short-Lived

From The Montreal Gazette:

While the employment situation in the Montreal area took a grim turn last month, Montreal’s mayor thinks a spike in the local jobless rate will be short-lived.

And Mayor Gérald Tremblay thinks if there was ever a time for people to put faith in themselves - and the stock market’s ability to see good news around the corner - this is it.

“What’s important is that people keep their morale,” Mayor Gérald Tremblay told reporters soon after Statistics Canada reported 16,000 full-time jobs had disappeared in the Montreal area between January and February of this year.

“We can’t be pessimistic," Tremblay said.

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