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Here's a quick glance at unemployment rates for December, by province

OTTAWA — Canada’s national unemployment rate was 5.6 per cent in December. Here are the jobless rates last month by province (numbers from the previous month in brackets):

— Newfoundland and Labrador 11.8 per cent (11.2)

— Prince Edward Island 7.9 (8.0)

— Nova Scotia 7.9 (7.8)

— New Brunswick 7.5 (8.0)

— Quebec 5.3 (5.6)

— Ontario 5.3 (5.6)

— Manitoba 5.0 (5.6)

— Saskatchewan 5.7 (5.8)

— Alberta 7.0 (7.2)

— British Columbia 4.8 (5.0)

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Jan. 10, 2020.

The Canadian Press