QuickList: Unemployment rates in selected Canadian cities in December

The Canadian Press 0

OTTAWA – The national unemployment rate was 7.2 cent in December. 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. 5.9 (5.9)

_ Halifax 6.8 (6.5)

_ Moncton, N.B. 7.7 (7.7)

_ Saint John, N.B. 7.0 (8.0)

_ Saguenay, Que. 7.4 (7.8)

_ Quebec 4.7 (4.9)

_ Sherbrooke, Que. 7.0 (7.1)

_ Trois-Rivieres, Que. 8.3 (8.2)

_ Montreal 8.0 (7.9)

_ Gatineau, Que. 6.9 (6.4)

_ Ottawa 5.9 (5.7)

_ Kingston, Ont. 6.0 (5.9)

_ Peterborough, Ont. 6.0 (5.7)

_ Oshawa, Ont. 6.9 (6.6)

_ Toronto 8.4 (8.2)

_ Hamilton, Ont. 6.7 (6.8)

_ St. Catharines-Niagara, Ont. 8.8 (8.6)

_ Kitchener-Cambridge-Waterloo, Ont. 6.1 (6.0)

_ Brantford, Ont. 5.1 (4.1)

_ Guelph, Ont. 7.5 (7.4)

_ London, Ont. 7.8 (7.5)

_ Windsor, Ont. 7.8 (8.5)

_ Barrie, Ont. 5.2 (5.1)

_ Sudbury, Ont. 6.8 (6.9)

_ Thunder Bay, Ont. 5.9 (6.3)

_ Winnipeg 5.8 (5.9)

_ Regina 4.2 (3.9)

_ Saskatoon 4.2 (4.2)

_ Calgary 4.7 (4.6)

_ Edmonton 5.5 (5.1)

_ Kelowna, B.C. 6.9 (6.2)

_ Abbotsford, B.C. 8.0 (7.5)

_ Vancouver 6.4 (6.6)

_ Victoria 4.5 (4.3)

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