“There are two key reasons to move,” BMO senior economist Robert Kavcic wrote in the report. “To find a job, if you don’t have one; or to take a better-paying job, if you do.”
BMO’s “ranking of labour market attractiveness,” as the report calls it, is purely data-driven. “Mountains vs. lakes, or seafood vs. beef, are among many other important considerations, but such lifestyle factors are ignored here,” Kavcic wrote.
BMO looked at factors such as median household income, job growth, house prices and rental rates to determine their rankings.
Since Edmonton banned the use of pesticides last year, some 200 goats have been handling the city’s weed problem as part of the GoatWorks pilot program. They are now looking for a goat coordinator. It’s a temporary full-time position with a contract for up to 11 months with an hourly pay of up to $43.