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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% (Manitoba).

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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