Canada signing CETA, the trade agreement with Europe, is good news for the Quinte area.
That’s the opinion of the executive director of the Quinte Economic Development
Chris King told the QEDC Tuesday it’s good news for local manufacturers.
King says the companies will have the “unique opportunity of having free trade with Europe and in North America.
Job numbers looking good
Unemployment statistics are down and employment numbers are up.
That’s the word from the Quinte Economic Development Commission.
Statistics for Eastern Ontario, including Quinte, were presented to the QEDC Tuesday.
They indicate the unemployment rate dropped to 5.7% from 6.1% for the same time last year.
There were 218,000 workers on the job, 18,000 more than at this time last year.