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QuickList: Canadian unemployment rates by province for month of January

OTTAWA – Canada’s national unemployment rate was 7.2 per cent in January. Here’s what happened provincially (previous month in brackets):

— Newfoundland and Labrador 14.4 per cent (14.4)

— Prince Edward Island 9.5 (9.8)

— Nova Scotia 8.5 (8.6)

— New Brunswick 9.3 (8.9)

— Quebec 7.6 (7.9)

— Ontario 6.7 (6.7)

— Manitoba 6.1 (5.9)

— Saskatchewan 5.6 (5.5)

— Alberta 7.4 (7.0)

— British Columbia 6.6 (6.7)