QuickList: Canadian unemployment rates for provinces in month of August

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OTTAWA – Canada’s national unemployment rate was 7.0 per cent in August. Here’s what happened provincially (previous month in brackets):

— Newfoundland 13.5 (12.4)

— Prince Edward Island 10.0 (9.4)

— Nova Scotia 8.8 (9.4)

— New Brunswick 8.7 (10.0)

— Quebec 7.7 (8.1)

— Ontario 7.4 (7.5)

— Manitoba 5.5 (5.3)

— Saskatchewan 4.2 (3.2)

— Alberta 4.9 (4.7)

— British Columbia 6.1 (5.9)

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