QuickList: Unemployment rates in selected Canadian cities for August

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OTTAWA – The national unemployment rate was 7.0 per cent in August. Statistics Canada also released seasonally adjusted, three-month moving average unemployment rates for major cities, but cautions the figures may fluctuate widely because they are based on small statistical samples. (Previous month in brackets.)

— St. John’s, N.L. 6.4 (6.6)

— Halifax 5.8 (5.7)

— Moncton, N.B. 6.5 (5.9)

— Saint John, N.B. 6.9 (7.6)

— Saguenay, Que. 9.5 (9.7)

— Quebec 5.7 (5.7)

— Sherbrooke, Que. 6.9 (7.4)

— Trois-Rivieres, Que. 6.8 (7.6)

— Montreal 8.6 (8.7)

— Gatineau, Que. 6.9 (6.5)

— Ottawa 6.7 (6.4)

— Kingston, Ont. 7.1 (6.3)

— Peterborough, Ont. 8.0 (8.6)

— Oshawa, Ont. 7.7 (7.5)

— Toronto 8.3 (8.2)

— Hamilton, Ont. 6.3 (6.9)

— St. Catharines-Niagara, Ont. 7.9 (7.9)

— Kitchener-Cambridge-Waterloo, Ont. 6.4 (6.2)

— Brantford, Ont. 6.2 (6.6)

— Guelph, Ont. 7.0 (7.4)

— London, Ont. 7.5 (7.4)

— Windsor, Ont. 9.0 (8.7)

— Barrie, Ont. 6.2 (6.1)

— Sudbury, Ont. 6.3 (7.0)

— Thunder Bay, Ont. 4.7 (4.9)

— Winnipeg 6.1 (5.8)

— Regina 3.1 (3.3)

— Saskatoon 4.4 (3.5)

— Calgary 5.5 (5.3)

— Edmonton 5.6 (5.5)

— Kelowna, B.C. 5.4 (4.7)

— Abbotsford, B.C. 8.4 (8.1)

— Vancouver 5.7 (5.7)

— Victoria 5.3 (5.2)

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