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Canadian Unemployment at 6.8%

April 10 2015 - Statistics Canada reported that employment rose by 29,000 mostly part-time jobs in March but unemployment remained at 6.8%. Employment is up by 138,000 compared with a year ago, mostly in full-time work. Employment rose in Saskatchewan and Manitoba but showed little change elsewhere.

Seasonally adjusted, unemployment rates vary from 13.3% (Newfoundland and Labrador) to 4.4% (Saskatchewan).

Rates for all the provinces were (previous month in brackets):

  • Newfoundland and Labrador 13.3% (12.6%)
  • Prince Edward Island 11.0% (10.1%)
  • Nova Scotia 9.3% (9.1%)
  • New Brunswick 10.1% (10.4%)
  • Quebec 7.5% (7.4%)
  • Ontario 6.9% (6.9%)
  • Manitoba 5.4% (5.6%)
  • Saskatchewan 4.4% (5.0%)
  • Alberta 5.5% (5.3%)
  • British Columbia 5.8% (6.0%)




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