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Canadian Unemployment at 7.0%
November 6 2015 - Statistics Canada reported that employment rose by 44,000 jobs in October.
Employment is up by 143,000 compared with a year ago, mostly in full-time work.
Employment rose in Ontario, British Columbia, New Brunswick and Manitoba but fell in Alberta.
Seasonally adjusted, unemployment rates vary from 13.0% (Newfoundland and Labrador) to 5.3%
Rates for all the provinces were (previous month in brackets):
- Newfoundland and Labrador 13.0% (13.6%)
- Prince Edward Island 9.9% (9.3%)
- Nova Scotia 7.8% (8.9%)
- New Brunswick 9.0% (8.8%)
- Quebec 7.7% (7.7%)
- Ontario 6.8% (6.9%)
- Manitoba 5.3% (5.2%)
- Saskatchewan 5.6% (5.1%)
- Alberta 6.6% (6.5%)
- British Columbia 6.3% (6.3%)
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