News

QuickList: Canadian unemployment rates for provinces in month of September

OTTAWA – Canada’s national unemployment rate was 6.8 per cent in September. Here’s what happened provincially (previous month in brackets):

— Newfoundland 12.7 (13.5)

— Prince Edward Island 9.5 (10.0)

— Nova Scotia 8.6 (8.8)

— New Brunswick 9.6 (8.7)

— Quebec 7.6 (7.7)

— Ontario 7.1 (7.4)

— Manitoba 5.3 (5.5)

— Saskatchewan 3.5 (4.2)

— Alberta 4.4 (4.9)

— British Columbia 6.1 (6.1)