Are you looking for that new job to help launch your career? Want to start your own business? The Queen City might be the right place for you. Accordingly to the Regina Regional Opportunities Commission, Regina has the lowest unemployment rate in Canada at around 4%. Regina boasts with jobs opportunities in many industries. The main industries include finance, real-estate, insurance, public administration, agriculture, potash, arts, culture and business services.
The population of Regina is over 230,000 people and is growing every year. Statistics Canada published a study that Regina has the fourth largest growth in Canada from July 2012 to July 2013 at 3.085%. Even with the increasing growth, the city still has a small town feel with all the amenities. With the Ring Round circling the city you are able to commute from home to work in 15 to 30 minutes. The only exception might be traveling right after a Saskatchewan Roughrider Game!
Regina is a very family friendly city. If you are looking to relocate a family or are thinking to start a family, think of Regina. It was voted by the Money Sense Magazine for 2014 as the 9th best place to raise children in Canada.
For those entrepreneurs out there, the Regina Opportunities Commission encourages new businesses and has a Business Resource Center that offers services that range from business workshops to partner referrals. For more information about their services and how they can help, please go to their website at http://www.reginaroc.com/why-regina/start-a-business/business-resource-centre/ .