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QuickList: Canadian unemployment rates for provinces in month of May

OTTAWA – Canada’s national unemployment rate was 7.1 per cent in May. Here’s what happened provincially (previous month in brackets):

— Newfoundland 11.6 (12.4)

— Prince Edward Island 11.2 (11.6)

— Nova Scotia 8.7 (9.0)

— New Brunswick 10.5 (10.9)

— Quebec 7.7 (7.8)

— Ontario 7.3 (7.7)

— Manitoba 5.7 (5.8)

— Saskatchewan 4.5 (4.0)

— Alberta 4.8 (4.4)

— British Columbia 6.8 (6.4)

Note to readers: This is a corrected story. An earlier version incorrectly stated the unemployment rate for Prince Edward Island.